Aiken Aiken County, South Carolina

Aiken: City in South Carolina, United States

About

Aiken is a city located in the county of Aiken in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,524. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 31,121 inhabitants.

The city was created 187 years ago in 1834.

Aiken Quick Facts

Population : 31,121 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Aiken County
Phone Area Codes : 803
Water as percent of area : 0.68%
Land as percent of area : 99.32%
Altitude : 515 feet / 157 meters
Capital city : Aiken is capital of Aiken County
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (187 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 15:08:59 (24th May 2022)
Postal code : 29801
Population growth : 5.13% (2010-2020)
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Location of Aiken on South Carolina map.
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Geography

Aiken is located at 33°33'38"N 81°43'10"W (33.5604200, -81.7195500).

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Demographics

The population of Aiken increased by 5.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,524 - census
2011 29,730 0.69% estimation process
2012 29,820 0.3% estimation process
2013 29,917 0.32% estimation process
2014 29,951 0.11% estimation process
2015 30,325 1.23% estimation process
2016 30,627 0.99% estimation process
2017 30,740 0.37% estimation process
2018 30,783 0.14% estimation process
2019 30,869 0.28% estimation process
2020 31,121 0.81% estimation process

Aiken zip code is 29801. County name: Aiken, County fips: 45003

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Best Things to Do in Aiken

1 Citizens Park

Rating: 4.4 (644)

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Citizens Park

2 Virginia Acres Park

Rating: 4.6 (382)

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Virginia Acres Park

3 Boyd Pond Park

Rating: 4.5 (311)

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Boyd Pond Park

4 Aiken County Historical Museum

Rating: 4.7 (217)

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Aiken County Historical Museum

5 St. Mary Help of Christians

Rating: 4.8 (163)

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St. Mary Help of Christians

Where ot Eat in Aiken

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.1 (1684)

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 LongHorn Steakhouse

Rating: 4.2 (1458)

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LongHorn Steakhouse

3 Outback Steakhouse

Rating: 4.1 (1372)

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Outback Steakhouse

4 Applebee's Grill + Bar

Rating: 3.8 (1293)

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Applebee's Grill + Bar

5 IHOP

Rating: 4 (1194)

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IHOP

Where to Stay in Aiken

1 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Aiken, SC

Rating: 4.2 (519)

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Aiken, SC

2 Quality Inn & Suites

Rating: 3.9 (323)

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Quality Inn & Suites

3 Knights Inn Aiken

Rating: 3.2 (318)

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Knights Inn Aiken

4 Econo Lodge

Rating: 3.3 (317)

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Econo Lodge

5 Hampton Inn Aiken

Rating: 4.2 (263)

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Hampton Inn Aiken

Other Places in Aiken

1 City of Aiken Municipal Building

Rating: 3.7 (3)

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2 U.S. Department of Energy Inspections

Rating: 4.5 (2)

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3 Aiken County Visitors Center

Rating: 3 (2)

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Aiken County Visitors Center

4 City of Aiken Recreation Parks and Tourism Dept Administration Offices

Rating: 4 (1)

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5 Aiken County Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

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Aiken County Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

6 US Agricultural Department

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People born in Aiken (66)

People born in Aiken, including jazz singer Etta Jones, All-college football player, professional football player, defensive lineman William Perry, jazz trumpet and cornet player, composer Bubber Miley, .

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Schools in Aiken

College & universities near Aiken, SC

Code Name City ZIP
457998 Aiken School of Cosmetology and Barbering Aiken (SC) 29801

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Aiken, SC

Code Name Address Type
DNK Denmark 200 West Baruch Street RAIL
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL

Post offices near Aiken

Post Office Name City ZIP
Aiken Post Office Aiken (SC) 29801

Other cities in Aiken County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Aiken County , SC.

City Name Population Title
North Augusta 24,137 City in South Carolina, United States of America
Belvedere 5,792 Census-designated place in Aiken County, South Carolina
Gloverville 2,831 Census-designated place in Aiken County, South Carolina
Burnettown 2,769 City in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States of America
Springdale 2,732 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, South Carolina
New Ellenton 2,186 City in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States of America
Jackson 1,762 Town in Aiken County, South Carolina
Wagener 845 Town of the United States
Salley 419 Human settlement in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States of America
Perry 250 Human settlement in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States of America
Monetta 241 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America
Windsor 143 City in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Aiken distances to largest South Carolina cities