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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.

Overall, Aiken, South Carolina cost of living is 82.90.

  COST OF LIVINGAiken, South CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  83100
  Grocery  105.4100
  Health  92100
  Housing  49100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  93100
  Miscellaneous  102100
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Great place to raise kids
We have been in Aiken since 1987. This is a great community to raise a family and to live and work... (read more)
re: Bi-racial couple - 10/17/2006
I live in Aiken, and it depends on how rich or how important a job you have as to whether you, as a bi-racial family, will be accepted. The richer or more important you... (read more)
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Retirement in Aiken, South Carolina
Retired in 2002 after 36 years in metropolitan NYC. Established three major criteria for retirement community: 1) Low cost of government (taxes), 2)warm winters, and 3)... (read more)
re: only drug addicts like aiken county - 5/3/2011
As identified by the poster. Choose Aiken SC specifically and you will not choose any location in Florida. As professionally communicated to me by a paid evaluator. See... (read more)
Ready to leave after 10 years, REALLY ready to lea
We have been here 26 years and we are trying to move back to the Northeast. We came here for jobs and have had to stay due to the economy. I will try to make this as... (read more)
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