StatisticAikenSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,45517391
Median age46.238.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%40%43%
Speak English95%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Aiken is 741% higher than South Carolina
  • The median age in Aiken is 19% higher than South Carolina
  • In Aiken 65.87% of the population is White
  • In Aiken 28.85% of the population is Black
  • In Aiken 2.23% of the population is Asian

Compare Aiken, SC Demographics


      Aiken population breakdown by race

      RaceAikenSouth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.06%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.24%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race2.29%2.07%3.06%
      Other race0.47%1.51%4.75%
      In Aiken, 2.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Aiken age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Aiken, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).