|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Aiken is 31,895. Aiken, South Carolina is the 1,240th largest city in the US.
Aiken is located entirely in Aiken County.
The current population of Aiken (31,895) is it's peak population.
Aiken has grown 21.8% since the 2000. Aiken, South Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Aiken has a population density of 1,426.5 people per square mile.
|1045||Hilton Head Island||38,076||12.0%|
|1234||Rome, New York||31,974||-8.3%|
|1235||Juneau city and, Alaska||31,973||4.2%|
|1236||Garner, North Carolina||31,935||69.5%|
|1239||Beverly Hills, California||31,896||-5.9%|
|1240||Aiken, South Carolina||31,895||21.8%|
|1241||Carlsbad, New Mexico||31,888||24.5%|
|1243||Poughkeepsie, New York||31,850||5.6%|
|1244||Oak Ridge, Tennessee||31,824||16.5%|
|1245||San Pablo, California||31,773||5.0%|
|1246||El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), California||31,759||28.7%|
The total voting age population of Aiken, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 24,691. The voting age population is 44.3% male and 55.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.0% of the residents of Aiken are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Aiken are 65.5% White, 30.8% Black, 1.6% Two or more races, 1.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 1.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Aiken, 12.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.3%. On a per-household basis, 9.7% of families are below the poverty line in Aiken.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.9% of Aiken residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.4% of Aiken residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 41.3% have a bachelor's degree and 17.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Aiken residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Aiken is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Aiken, 19.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Aiken is $56,199.
In Aiken, 65.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.1% of housing units in Aiken.
Of all the housing units in Aiken, 6.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Aiken, 26.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Aiken is $951.
In Aiken, 84.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.