Latest Data (2018)
Population 30,778
Nationwide Rank 1243

Quick Facts

Aiken, South Carolina is the 1,243rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Aiken, South Carolina is a city.

Aiken, South Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Aiken had its largest population ever.

Aiken, South Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Aiken, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1233 Hopkinsville, Kentucky 31,026 2.8%
1234 Laguna Hills, California 31,024 -3.1%
1235 Ithaca, New York 30,999 7.2%
1236 Morgantown, West Virginia 30,955 15.9%
1237 Redmond, Oregon 30,914 100.1%
1238 Algonquin, Illinois 30,910 32.9%
1239 Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 30,910 6.1%
1240 Danville, Illinois 30,898 -10.1%
1241 Nicholasville, Kentucky 30,829 47.9%
1242 Goleta, California 30,821 6.9%
1243 Aiken, South Carolina 30,778 17.6%
1244 Cleburne, Texas 30,720 16.2%
1245 Holladay, Utah 30,697 16.7%
1246 Los Gatos, California 30,680 6.8%
1247 Saratoga, California 30,599 1.7%
1248 Gurnee, Illinois 30,576 5.6%
1249 Cibolo, Texas 30,563 857.4%
1250 Opelika, Alabama 30,555 23.7%
1251 Los Altos, California 30,531 8.6%
1252 Garner, North Carolina 30,502 61.9%
1253 Poughkeepsie, New York 30,469 1.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
750 Summerville 51,692 82.8%
896 Goose Creek 42,841 35.7%
981 Sumter 39,656 -2.4%
982 Hilton Head Island 39,639 16.6%
1030 Spartanburg 37,644 -6.2%
1031 Florence 37,625 19.3%
1141 Myrtle Beach 33,908 40.2%
1202 Greer 32,102 79.5%
1243 Aiken 30,778 17.6%
1376 Anderson 27,380 5.3%
1467 Hanahan 25,765 98.2%
1499 Mauldin 25,193 60.9%
1513 Conway 24,980 95.9%
1608 North Augusta 23,584 32.9%
1613 Greenwood 23,407 4.5%
1629 Bluffton 23,097 905.0%
1636 Simpsonville 23,037 55.2%
1708 Lexington 21,737 103.7%
1743 Easley 21,240 17.2%
1848 Fort Mill 19,848 147.0%
2007 West Columbia 17,821 33.3%
2075 Clemson 17,102 44.1%
2116 North Myrtle Beach 16,573 46.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 30,778 1,243
2017 30,721 1,240
2016 30,937 1,221
2015 30,604 1,225
2014 30,258 1,232
2013 30,296 1,219
2012 29,884 1,220
2011 29,835 1,214
2010 29,524 1,211
2009 29,494 1,191
2008 29,220 1,191
2007 29,066 1,184
2006 28,657 1,186
2005 28,046 1,201
2004 27,586 1,208
2003 27,014 1,224
2002 26,647 1,230
2001 26,286 1,236
2000 26,166 1,234
1990 20,733 1,326