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Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. The town is the county seat of Aiken County, South Carolina, United States, which was formed in 1871 from parts of Orangeburg, Lexington, Edgefield, and Barnwell counties. With Augusta, Georgia, it is one of the two largest cities of the Central Savannah River Area. It is part of the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area. Aiken is home to the University of South Carolina at Aiken. The population was 30,296 at the 2013 census. Aiken was recognized with the All-America City Award in 1997 by the National Civic League.

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Facts and Stats for Aiken*

  • Pollution Statistics in Aiken

    Know the pollution level of Aiken before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Aiken: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Aiken for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Aiken.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Aiken - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 52.19 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.44 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.63 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.51 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Aiken

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Aiken

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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