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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Wagener is a town in South Carolina with a population of 889. Wagener is in Aiken County. Living in Wagener offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Wagener and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$77,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$396
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    120.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    362.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,209.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,572
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    241.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    24%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Wagener

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,458
National
$55,322
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Wagener Reviews

2 reviews
Wagener is a small one traffic light town. It's 35 minutes from Columbia Metropolitan Airport and 45 minutes from downtown Columbia. There's not much to do Wagener in terms of activities but there is an excellent Chinese restaurant and a fantastic bakery.
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what i like about wagener is that this small town, everyone knows everyone. its school system could be better, but it doesnt have a lot of activites or anything in this town no fun stuff to do. i would like it to have more stuff to do, or more places to eat.