In 2017, Aiken County, SC had a population of 166k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $47,713. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Aiken County, SC grew from 165,146 to 165,707, a 0.34% increase and its median household income grew from $46,454 to $47,713, a 2.71% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Aiken County, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.92%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%). N/A% of the people in Aiken County, SC speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Aiken County, SC are University of South Carolina-Aiken (508 degrees awarded in 2017), Aiken Technical College (460 degrees), and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-North Augusta (59 degrees).
The median property value in Aiken County, SC is $135,900, and the homeownership rate is 72.3%. Most people in Aiken County, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Aiken County, SC is 2 cars per household.