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Aiken, South Carolina, 29803
1 Bedroom$620 - $886
2 Bedrooms$660 - $936
3 Bedrooms$720 - $1,026
Aiken, South Carolina, 29803
2 Bedrooms$645 - $835
3 Bedrooms$765 - $985
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Aiken, South Carolina, 29803
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Aiken is an exceedingly varied city with a wide array of apartment living options - among Aiken's wonderful and far flung neighborhoods you will find the perfect apartment for you and your family.
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 11.0% 11.8% -0.8% $10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 7.0% -1.2% $15,000 to $19,999 6.7% 7.0% -0.3% $20,000 to $24,999 6.4% 7.3% -0.9% $25,000 to $29,999 6.3% 7.1% -0.8% $30,000 to $34,999 5.5% 6.8% -1.3% $35,000 to $39,999 4.6% 6.4% -1.8% $40,000 to $44,999 4.8% 5.9% -1.1% $45,000 to $49,999 5.7% 5.2% +0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 7.4% 9.1% -1.7% $60,000 to $74,999 9.8% 9.7% +0.1% $75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 8.4% +3.5% $100,000 to $124,999 6.2% 3.7% +2.5% $125,000 to $149,999 3.1% 1.6% +1.5% $150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 1.3% +1.4% $200,000 or more 2.4% 1.5% +0.9%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 8.0% 7.0% +1.0% 10.0% to 14.9% 14.8% 12.0% +2.8% 15.0% to 19.9% 12.7% 14.2% -1.5% 20.0% to 24.9% 10.9% 11.9% -1.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 7.7% 8.9% -1.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.6% 6.5% +1.1% 35.0% to 39.9% 3.8% 4.6% -0.8% 40.0% to 49.9% 4.3% 6.3% -2.0% 50.0% or more 21.6% 16.0% +5.6% Not computed 8.5% 12.6% -4.1%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 16.0% 14.8% +1.2% 25 to 34 years 24.5% 28.0% -3.5% 35 to 44 years 21.3% 22.4% -1.1% 45 to 54 years 15.0% 15.1% -0.1% 55 to 64 years 7.9% 8.2% -0.3% 65 to 74 years 5.6% 5.6% +0.0% 75 to 84 years 6.3% 4.3% +2.0% 85 years and over 3.4% 1.6% +1.8%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 40.9% 39.1% +1.8% 30 to 44 minutes 30.4% 25.0% +5.4% 45 to 59 minutes 11.9% 12.2% -0.3% 60 or more minutes 16.8% 23.6% -6.8%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome to Aiken
Beautiful Aiken is in South Carolina near the Savannah River. With its pretty shaded, tree-lined streets, horse-loving atmosphere, and rich history, Aiken is a lovely South Carolina town. Visit Aiken and you’ll see why notable residents (like Fred Astaire) chose to call Aiken “home.”
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Are you looking for a cozy single for you and your three Chihuahuas? A modern building decked out with top-of-the-line amenities? Or maybe you need something palatial and fit for a southern belle? Whatever it is you are looking for, our apartment finder will help you seal up the best deal on the apartment that’s right for you. Check out the table above to get an idea of the average cost of an apartment rental in Aiken. Ready to find your new apartment in Aiken? A great place to start is by checking out the popular rentals below.
The Aiken Downtown Development Association works hard to preserve historical downtown Aiken and keep it alive and kicking. They also plan some pretty cool events throughout the year like “Aiken’s Makin’ Sidewalk Sale” and “A Taste of Downtown Aiken.” Find your apartment near the downtown are and you won’t miss a beat!
A Taste of the Good Life
Hopelands Gardens is a 14-acre estate built in the late 1800s that was donated to the public by the very generous owners, the Iseline Family, in 1970. For the cost of its free admission you can meander paths shaded under 100 year old live oaks as you peruse the grounds and imagine life as a highfalutin’ estate owner back in the day. Visitors also get to check out the awesome “Dollhouse,” the former playhouse and schoolhouse of the Iselin children. The Hopelands hosts special events like concerts in the summer and an annual favorite: Christmas in the Hopelands. Every night during Christmas in the Hopelands the gardens are lit up with over 100,000 lights to get visitors in that warm and fuzzy holiday spirit. Many surprising special events take place as part of the event as well.
Located within Hopelands Gardens is the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum. The museum celebrates Aiken’s contributions to the sport of horseracing and includes photographs and a large collection of Engelhard trophies on display.
Can you Say Fresh?
The Farmers Market has been going since the late 1920s and is on the Aiken Historic Register. It’s the oldest continuously operated county farmers market in the state of South Carolina. Residents adore the market for its fresh fruits, veggies, flowers, and more.
All Aboard in Aiken
Train admirers and lovers of all things miniature can get their fix at Aiken’s Train Museum. Located on the second floor of the Aiken Railroad Depot, the museum has nine awesome and extremely detailed dioramas (each one is about 20 square feet) depicting the towns along the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company as they were in 1916. The dioramas are accompanied by interactive displays informing visitors about many details of railroad history.
Get a taste of Aiken history at the Aiken County Historical Museum. The museum is housed in a 1930s mansion called “Banksia.” Sound fancy? This pad sits on 3.5 acres and has 32 rooms, 15 bathrooms, and a full size ballroom. Sorry, this “apartment” is not available for rent. But the good news is, you can visit! The museum displays items reflecting the county’s history. The museum hosts special events, teacher workshops, tours, and lectures. The grounds are currently being developed into an arboretum and nature trail. There are also two other historical spots to check out while you’re visit the mansion: an 1890s one-room schoolhouse and a log cabin built in 1808.
Average Apartment Rent in Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Aiken have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Aiken apartment was $818 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $917. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Aiken rentals listed below.
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How is the public transportation system in Aiken?
Not great. As a small city, Aiken is neither large nor dense enough to support a viable public transportation system. Being a small enough town in terms of area, it's possible to walk and bike to certain places, but the roads are rural and not terribly conducive to this type of transportation. In addition, hot summers and cold winters can make non-car transportation unpleasant. All of these factors make for a very car-oriented town.
Is Aiken a family friendly town?
With 53 crimes per 1,000 residents, the Aiken crime rate is pretty higher than average. when compared with other communities of similar population size. As far Aiken's schools are concerned, public education is provided by the Aiken School District which presides over 41 schools serving about 25,000 students, this district was rated better than 75.3 percent of school districts in South Carolina and 1.2 percent of school districts in the country.