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Aiken County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 1,071.0 square miles
Population Density 149.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 164,176
Population change 2.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 16.9%
Females 51.5%
White 71.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.2
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 25.1%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24%
Veterans 14,081
Households and Housing
Households 63,388
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 88%
Median household income $44,509
The per capita income $24,769
Live below the poverty line. 18.9%
housing units 73,234
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $124,600
Residents owning their homes. 73.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 11,931
Women-owned firms 31%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.4%
Black-owned firms 11.2%
Native American-owned firms 1%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,599,845
Retail sales per capita $10,450
Manufacturers shipments $3,959,342
Merchant wholesaler sales $0