Aiken Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Aiken, SC

General Aiken Information

State: South Carolina

County: Aiken County

Close cities: Langley, SC, New Ellenton, SC, Burnettown, SC, Graniteville, SC, Vaucluse, SC, Warrenville, SC, Montmorenci, SC, Johnston, SC, Bath, SC, Gloverville, SC, Trenton, SC

Aiken Population (census data)
Total 29,218 (+13.2% since 2000)
Male 13,610 (46.6%)
Female 15,608 (53.4%)

Population Density: 1,806 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.7 (US Avg is 100)

Aiken Elevation: 530 feet above sea level

Land Area: 16.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $53,071

Zip Codes: 29801, 29802, 29805, 29808, 29803, and 29804.

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Aiken Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (65.9%)
  • Black (30.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (13.8%)
  • German (11.8%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • United States (8.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.8%)
  • Italian (3.4%)
Foriegn Born: 648 people (2.2%)
  • Asia (39.1%)
  • Europe (30.4%)
  • Latin America (30.4%)

Local Aiken Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: South Carolina State University, University of South Carolina

Aiken School Information

High Schools
Aiken High (449 Rutland Drive, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Silver Bluff High (64 Desoto Drive, Aiken, SC, 29803 - Aiken County School District District)
South Aiken High School (232 E Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC, 29803 - Aiken County School District District)
Middle Schools
Aiken Middle School (101 Gator Lane, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Minnie B Kennedy Middle School (274 E Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC, 29803 - Aiken County School District District)
Schofield Middle School (220 Sumter Street, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Aiken Elementary (2050 Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Chukker Creek Elementary (1830 Chukker Creek Road, Aiken, SC, 29803 - Aiken County School District District)
East Aiken Elementary (223 Old Wagener Road, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
J D Lever Elementary (2404 Columbia Highway, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Millbrook Elementary (255 E Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC, 29803 - Aiken County School District District)
Oakwood- Windsor Elementary (3773 Charleston Highway, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Pinecrest/North Aiken Elementary (100 Bear Rock Road, Aiken, SC, 29801 - Aiken County School District District)
Redcliffe Elementary School (6741 Atomic Road, Aiken, SC, 29803 - Aiken County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Aiken Performing Arts Academy (Charter) (363 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC, 29802 - Aiken County School District District)
Kennedy/Lloyd Charter School (363 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC, 29802 - Aiken County School District District)

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