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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Aiken, South Carolina is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Aiken, South Carolina is more expensive.

Aiken, South Carolina cost of living is 84.70.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGAiken, South CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  85100
  Grocery  94100
  Health  86100
  Housing  64100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  93100
  Miscellaneous  98100


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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)



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)



Living in Aiken for the past 8 years

If you are not interested in biking/outdoor activities, culture, education and don't have a palate then Aiken is the place for you. It is not too expensive to live... (Read More)



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