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-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Augusta-Richmond County Metro Area


Those familiar with professional golf know Augusta. The city emerged after the turn of the 19th century as a winter escape for northerners. Resorts and country clubs, including the heralded Augusta National Country Club, opened at that time. During most of the year, Augusta is a tranquil, Mid-sized southern city with varied small industry and commercial activity. In April the Masters golf tournament brings worldwide attention and crowds. People with nicer homes rent them to visiting dignitaries and executives (and receive a tax break thanks to a federal tax loophole seemingly designed for this event).

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Mid-sized city - Georgia–South Carolina border along the Savannah River See Local Real Estate
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City: Aiken
Zip Codes: 29803, 29801, ... 2 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 136 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Aiken


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Aiken is 5.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Aiken jobs have Increased by 1.69 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Aiken's cost of living is 15.30% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Aiken's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Aiken's population is 30,604 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 54.01 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Aiken is $118,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.68%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Aiken public schools spend $9,576 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Aiken. Learn more...

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  1/24/2018
My Aiken warning

I moved to the Aiken area specifically Warrenville. (this review will cover both) I moved to South Carolina to get away from the cold weather and high high property tax... (Read More)

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  3/16/2017
Love this town

I moved here in 2003 and immediately adored it. My husband and I ended up moving to Augusta after an emergency, and now after 8 years, missing it, and him hating the... (Read More)

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  2/1/2017
Try it first..

Recommend that if you are considering moving to Aiken you spend a few weeks here, if possible in the Summer. It is hot as hell. The Summer is long , there is barely any... (Read More)

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