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Aiken (city) QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

People QuickFactsAikenSouth Carolina
Population, 2011 estimate NA4,679,230
Population, 2010 29,5244,625,364
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 16.5%15.3%
Population, 2000 25,3374,012,012
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 5.2%6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 19.6%23.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 21.9%13.7%
Female persons, percent, 2010 54.0%51.4%
White persons, percent, 2010 (a) 66.8%66.2%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a) 28.5%27.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.4%0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a) 1.9%1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a) 0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 1.5%1.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b) 2.6%5.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 65.5%64.1%
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2006-2010 86.2%84.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 6.3%4.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 6.8%6.6%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 90.4%83.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 45.5%24.0%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 21.523.2
Housing units, 2010 14,1622,137,683
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 68.4%69.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 20.4%17.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $174,000$134,100
Households, 2006-2010 12,4911,741,994
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.272.51
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010$34,013$23,443
Median household income 2006-2010$53,594$43,939
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 14.0%16.4%
Business QuickFactsAikenSouth Carolina
Total number of firms, 2007 3,045360,397
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 9.0%12.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 F0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.6%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.3%1.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 28.8%27.6%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) D93,977,455
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) D40,498,047
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 529,46754,298,410
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $18,216$12,273
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 80,3758,383,463
Geography QuickFactsAikenSouth Carolina
Land area in square miles, 2010 20.730,060.70
Persons per square mile, 2010 1,426.5153.9
FIPS Code55045
CountiesAiken County
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts

City Manager’s Office Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
135 Laurens St. SW
Aiken, SC 29801

Phone:
803-642-7654

Fax:
803-642-7646



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