Aiken, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,302 housing units in Aiken. This represents a 32.3% growth from 8,543 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,959 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 343 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Aiken is about 66.1%. Aiken's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.1%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Aiken were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom6.60%
Two Bedrooms29.40%
Three Bedrooms46.70%
Four Bedrooms13%
Five Bedrooms or more3.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$110,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$68,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$450

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.60%
Home Equity Loan10%
Simple Mortgage52%
Debt Free32.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.2%