Retire in Aiken, SC

Livability Score
49
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
29980
Median Househould Income
53489
Median Age
44.9
65 Years and Over
6879
Median Home Value
174000
Unemployed
1112
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Malia's

Stopped in here on a road trip and was pleasantly surprised by the charming downtown area and this restaurant. We ate a grilled chicken salad with pecans...

2. Casa Bella Italian Restaurant

The restaurant is located in a house. The offered indoor and outdoor seating. The place was clean and welcoming. We started with the antipasto. It was...

3. Auten's

Visiting from out of town and found this gem on Yelp. Southern hospitality was on full display. Had steak, eggs and grits. True Southern delicious grits!...

4. Linda's Bistro

If you are in a hurry this may not be the place to go, but if you have the time and enjoy amazing food you won't be disappointed. The Gorgonzola Penne was...

5. Apizza Di Napoli

Excellent food. As some have said, it is a bit soggy in the middle but that is the style of pizza you get. As you move out, the crust gets thicker and dry...

Golf
1. Masters Tournament

Beautiful golf course. I really enjoyed the practice round. players are relaxed and everyone is having a great time. My favorite thing at Masters? FOOD!...

2. Augusta National Golf Club

I've lived in the CSRA since 1990 and had my first visit to the Augusta National Golf Club TODAY. We were selected to purchase tickets to the Drive, Chip...

3. Forest Hills Golf Club

Hi gang, Played here Aug 2013 just passin' thru. I was nicely welcomed upon check-in. I found the course entertaining for the first-timer. I got...

4. Augusta Municipal Golf Course - The Patch

I don't play golf, but the golf course here is beautiful. I'm writing about there clubhouse. I've visited the Augusta Municipal Golf Course a few times for...

5. Reserve Club At Woodside Plantation

I played here after attending The Masters morning round at Augusta National. They didn't have any availability but made room for me to play with the nicest...

Active
1. Masters Tournament

Beautiful golf course. I really enjoyed the practice round. players are relaxed and everyone is having a great time. My favorite thing at Masters? FOOD!...

2. Augusta National Golf Club

I've lived in the CSRA since 1990 and had my first visit to the Augusta National Golf Club TODAY. We were selected to purchase tickets to the Drive, Chip...

3. Savannah Rapids Pavillion

I absolutely love this place and would highly recommend it as my favorite jogging spot and top 3 kayaking places in Augusta. A big thing for me being a 20...

4. Hopelands Gardens

Oh, this is such a beautiful place! While we were strolling around downtown Aiken, a nice gentleman offered to take our picture. We told him that we were...

5. Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

We were in South Carolina for a wedding over the weekend and decided to stop by Redcliffe in the afternoon. We saw that there was a tour at 1pm but,...

Arts
1. Humanitree House

So, I went vegan/plant-based a little over a month ago, and I have been wondering for my 5 years in Augusta if there was a place that sold cold-pressed...

2. Riverwatch Cinemas

Trips to the movie theatre will never be the same now that I have experienced Riverwatch. The ability to reserve seats is amazing on its own- but when they...

3. Masters 7 Cinemas

You can't beat seeing a movie in the theaters for $2.50!! Every Thursday they usually add or take away movies. Just wait about a month or two for the...

4. Poppin' Stop

My favorite junk food of all time is Popcorn! When I heard that there was a specialty shop that opened down the street from my parents, I was excited to...

5. Brunswick Zone National Lanes

Awesome place. Great air conditioning. Even while bowling doubles no sweating. Staff friendly. And the lanes are in very good shape. After 5 games the hold...

Shopping
1. Threads

Great Shop with Reasonable Pricing & Great Finds!

2. Tea Garden Gifts

Fabulous gifts and customer service! Will definitely come back for the unique and one-of-a-kind gifts! Thank you Tea Garden of Aiken.

3. Batteries Plus Bulbs

Great customer service. easy to ask questions to service dog friendly. they did not have answer to my question but called someone and got it for me. i...

4. Floyd & Green

As far as jewelry stores go, I will never have a reason to visit anyone other than Floyd & Green. Their atmosphere and helpful staff seriously make me...

5. RE-Device

I had my iPhone 6 screen replaced. When I picked it up (it only took an hour) the guy said that it may have problems because it was difficult to remove the...

Health
1. Balanced Body Spa

If there were 10 stars to give; I would. I sit for long periods of time between training and work and I've had chronic upper back issues because if it. I've...

2. Southside Pediatrics Of Aiken LLC

This place is great! Awesome staff and doctors. They were able to accommodate me and my sick kiddo from out of town. Within 2 hours of landing, we were...

3. Access Chiropractic & Wellness

A great chiropractor is a valuable part of holistic health care. Dr. Bradley and his staff take the time to get to know their patients by listening to and...

4. Family Medcenters

I went here a couple years ago for a sore foot that ended up being a stress fracture. I was treated promptly and with great care. I would definitely go...

5. Braun Kenneth R

I went in here a year ago for my first eye exam ever and am petrified of eye drops. He took great care to make sure I was comfortable with the procedure...

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