Real Estate Market Update for Aiken, SC
Welcome to February's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of January. The number of active listings was up 13% from one year earlier, and up 3% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 180-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 15%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 150-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 31% year-over-year, and decreased 9% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Aiken, SC
Area Information for Aiken, SC
  • Population: 29,471
  • Median Age: 44.74 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 22 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 1,421/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 12.62%
  • Closest Airport: Augusta Regional At Bush Field
  • Closest College: University Of South Carolina Aiken
  • Closest Jr. College: Aiken Technical College
  • Median Household Income: $53,805
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $142,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Augusta Greenjackets (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 31.12%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Aiken, SC
Median Age: 44.74 Married: 41% Number of Households: 12,789 Households with Children: 2,550
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Aiken, SC

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      East Aiken Elementary School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Aiken Middle School 2.6 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      North Aiken Elementary/pinecrest Annex 2.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Schofield Middle School 3.8 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      St Mary Help Of Christians Catholic School 4.1 mi Catholic K-8 0 5
      Aiken High School 4.1 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      First Baptist Church Kindergarten 4.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Second Baptist Christian Preparatory School 4.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-1 0 0
      St John's Methodist Kindergarten 4.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      First Presbyterian Church Preschool 4.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Mead Hall Episcopal School 4.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Mead Hall Episcopal School 4.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 3
      Millbrook Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 5
      M. B. Kennedy Middle School 4.8 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Oakwood-windsor Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      South Aiken High School 4.9 mi Public 9-12 3-5 3
      J. D. Lever Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-5 1 4
      South Aiken Baptist Christian School 5.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Chukker Creek Elementary School 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Aiken Elementary School 7.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Silver Bluff High School 13.3 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Redcliffe Elementary School 16.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.