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Aiken, county, western South Carolina, U.S. It lies in the state’s sandhill region between the North Fork Edisto River to the northeast and the Savannah River border with Georgia to the southwest. The county is also drained by the South Fork Edisto. Aiken and Redcliffe Plantation state parks are within its boundaries.
In 2019, Aiken County, SC had a population of 168k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $51,399. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Aiken County, SC grew from 166,926 to 168,301, a 0.824% increase and its median household income grew from $50,036 to $51,399, a 2.72% increase.
97% of the residents in Aiken County, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Aiken County, SC are University of South Carolina Aiken (574 degrees awarded in 2019), Aiken Technical College (450 degrees), and Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-North Augusta (49 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Aiken County, SC was $147,300, and the homeownership rate was 72.6%. Most people in Aiken County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Aiken County, SC was 2 cars per household.
Aiken County, SC borders Burke County, GA, Richmond County, GA, Barnwell County, SC, Edgefield County, SC, Lexington County, SC, Orangeburg County, SC, and Saluda County, SC.
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