Aiken Demographics




County population in 2012: 162,812 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 142,552 in 2000

County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 29,162

County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,794

County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 42,057

Renter-occupied apartments: 17,297 (it was 13,530 in 2000)

% of renters here: 24%

State: 31%

Land area: 1073 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 150 people per square mile (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aiken County: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)