Aiken, South Carolina 

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SOUTH CAROLINA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

37,919

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

2,666,889

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

30,277

+5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$53,489

Median Home Price

$142,500

Best Places to Live in Aiken, South Carolina

Mid-sized city - Georgia–South Carolina border along the Savannah River . October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Aiken, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Healthcare
Cons
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
-Isolation

 $625,000 
148 Wire Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 3481 SqFt
 $3,100,000 
785 Grace Ave SE
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 3237 SqFt
 $139,000 
264 Charleston St SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1216 SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Aiken
Zip Codes: 29803 29801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 136 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Aiken is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Aiken jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Aiken's cost of living is 14.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Aiken's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Aiken, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Aiken county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Aiken's population is 30,277 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Aiken is $142,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Aiken

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Reviews for Aiken   35 Reviews
Moving here was hard, but I love Aiken - 2/21/2020
I'm going on 3 years living in Aiken. Moving here not having any family or friends was difficult. I'm thankful for the people I have met who now feel like lifelong... Read More

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Almost Perfect, Magical Place. - 1/4/2020
Aiken is a magical place. It is beautiful and historic, has all the amenities, and Hitchcock Woods is a treasure! I feel blessed to have lived in Aiken for 3 years. As a... Read More

I'm young and I like Aiken - 12/10/2019
Aiken is a unique town to visit or live in. I've lived in Toronto, ON Canada, Lynchburg, VA and in Aiken. I am 24 years old and moved here from VA just over two years... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA
29803 29801

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NEW LISTINGS IN AIKEN
$625,000
148 Wire Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$3,100,000
785 Grace Ave SE
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$139,000
264 Charleston St SE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$259,900
25 Troon Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$229,500
805 1/2 Laurel Dr SW
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$163,000
229 Kemper Downs Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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