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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Aiken SC General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||30,296||4,774,839|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||29,560||4,625,360|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.5%||3.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||29,524||4,625,364|
|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 alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||66.8%||66.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||28.5%||27.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.4%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.9%||1.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.5%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||2.6%||5.1%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||65.5%||64.1% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||83.3%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||4.0%||4.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||4.0%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||90.8%||84.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||43.1%||25.1%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||2,954||391,660|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||21.4||23.5|
|Housing units, 2010 ||14,162||2,137,683|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||67.9%||69.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||21.1%||17.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$179,100||$137,400|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||12,304||1,780,251|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.28||2.55|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$31,853||$23,943|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$53,127||$44,779|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||17.0%||18.1%|
|Business Attributes||Aiken||South Carolina|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||3,045||360,397|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||9.0%||12.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.6%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.3%||1.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||28.8%||27.6% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||93,977,455|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||D||40,498,047|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||529,467||54,298,410|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$18,216||$12,273|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||80,375||8,383,463|
|Geographic Attributes||Aiken||South Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||20.70||30,060.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,426.5||153.9|
|FIPS Code ||00550||45|
|Counties ||Aiken 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: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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