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Kershaw County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2016: 64,740 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 52,647 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,963
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,786
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,554
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,179 (it was 3,634 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%

Land area: 726 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kershaw County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (32.6%), Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Kershaw County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (69.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (24.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years
Males: 31,288  (48.3%)
Females: 33,452  (51.7%)
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Kershaw County,SC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Kershaw County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,899 ($38,804 in 1999)

This county:

$48,899
South Carolina:

$49,501

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $537 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $734)
This county:

$537
State:

$653


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,250 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Kershaw:

$129,250
South Carolina:

$153,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,749 - $203,794
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,096
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $324

Institutionalized population: 278

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 155
  • Burglaries: 265
  • Thefts: 691
  • Auto thefts: 114

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 161
  • Burglaries: 283
  • Thefts: 673
  • Auto thefts: 89
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 520 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2005: 624 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2006: 522 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2007: 524 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2008: 324 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 266 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2010: 252 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2011: 179 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2012: 185 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2013: 210 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2014: 262 buildings, average cost: $136,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $802 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $539 (0.5%)

Kershaw County household income distribution in 2013 Kershaw County home values distribution in 2013 Kershaw County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.1%
Kershaw County:

14.1%
South Carolina:

15.3%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.6% for American Indian residents, 1.1% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.1 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 39.9 years old, American Indian residents: 62.3 years old, Asian residents: 56.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 27.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kershaw County is $407 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Camden, Lugoff, Boykin, Mount Pisgah, Westville, Elgin, Bethune.

Kershaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Laurens County , Valencia County, New Mexico , Monroe County, Mississippi , Meigs County, Tennessee , Tuscaloosa County, Alabama , Hale County, Texas , Lubbock County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,348
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,198 (54.7% naturalized citizens)

Kershaw County:

1.9%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 682010 or later
  • 2412000 to 2009
  • 2891990 to 1999
  • 1631980 to 1989
  • 1211970 to 1979
  • 283Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.9%

Kershaw County marital status for males Kershaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,241
  • One, attached: 124
  • Two: 251
  • 3 or 4: 133
  • 5 to 9: 592
  • 10 to 19: 116
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 53
  • Mobile homes: 6,981

Housing units in Kershaw County with a mortgage: 10,625 (243 second mortgage, 913 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,347

Here:

52.6% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kershaw County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,13983
Mainline Protestant5,62730
Black Protestant2,12613
Catholic1,7241
Other1,1664
None28,915-
Kershaw County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Kershaw County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Kershaw County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kershaw County:

11.5%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Kershaw County:

30.0%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Kershaw County:

Average size of farms: 146 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $176,356
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $210.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.71%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $125,924
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,702
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.01
Corn for grain: 1110 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1406 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1576 harvested acres
Vegetables: 147 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 38 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kershaw County-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from Kershaw County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from Kershaw County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 216.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4286: October 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4286, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 06, 2004 to October 11, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1566: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1566, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • South Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1509: February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 30, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1299: September 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1299, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kershaw County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • Taiwan (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Korea (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kershaw County


  • American (18%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (2%)

Kershaw County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,179 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,028 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 340 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 167 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 829 (4.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Kershaw County, South Carolina in 2000:

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 88 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Kershaw County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 252 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 125 people in college/university student housing
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,730.

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.88% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($21,741 average AGI)
2.24% relocated from other states ($15,733 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

2.24%
South Carolina average:

3.58%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  1.65% ($36,220 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.43% ($32,789)
from Sumter County, SC  0.25% ($30,107)
from Lee County, SC  0.25% ($20,800)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.24% ($29,250)
from Fairfield County, SC  0.14% ($32,613)
from Florence County, SC  0.10% ($38,304)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($431 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

0.07%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

3.55% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($19,343 average AGI)
2.24% relocated to other states ($12,692 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

2.24%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  1.59% ($32,331 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.37% ($34,235)
to Sumter County, SC  0.25% ($25,870)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.19% ($27,463)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.15% ($21,394)
to Lee County, SC  0.15% ($22,242)
to Charleston County, SC  0.11% ($28,125)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Kershaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Kershaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kershaw County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kershaw County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kershaw County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kershaw County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kershaw County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kershaw County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kershaw County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,735 (7,766 aged, 1,969 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,771 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Kershaw County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (663)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (588)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (517)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (346)
  • Unspecified dementia (315)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (293)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (205)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (198)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (186)
  • Congestive heart failure (155)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,499
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 351
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,913

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,243
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 883
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.2
  • Other - 34.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,740
  • In family households: 55,556 (8,578 male householders, 8,472 female householders)
    12,176 spouses, 19,549 children (17,945 natural, 639 adopted, 967 stepchildren), 2,326 grandchildren, 979 brothers or sisters, 1,168 parents, 1,049 other relatives, 1,264 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,775 (3,319 male householders (2,690 living alone)), 4,187 female householders (3,764 living alone)), 1,274 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 385

Size of family households: 9,206 2-persons, 3,609 3-persons, 2,642 4-persons, 1,156 5-persons, 344 6-persons, 129 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,453 1-person, 1,005 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 33 4-persons.

8,455 married couples with children.
4,698 single-parent households (1,262 men, 3,436 women).

96.6% of residents of Kershaw speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $273,834,000 ($4,935 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,620,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $150,390,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,067,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $582,000
Federal grants: $59,144,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,853,000 ($262,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,799,000 ($3,223,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,721,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,710,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,629,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,736
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,716
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +94
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,808
Here:

+50 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kershaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.28 millions of gallons per day (31% from ground, 69% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built in Kershaw County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 6972014 or later
  • 1,4422010 to 2013
  • 5,2752000 to 2009
  • 5,7651990 to 1999
  • 4,8161980 to 1989
  • 3,7001970 to 1979
  • 2,5731960 to 1969
  • 2,5761950 to 1959
  • 8401940 to 1949
  • 1,0681939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kershaw County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 291 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 1,3914 rooms
  • 4,4605 rooms
  • 5,2246 rooms
  • 3,5837 rooms
  • 2,4518 rooms
  • 2,6029+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 1041 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 2363 rooms
  • 1,0114 rooms
  • 1,8145 rooms
  • 5776 rooms
  • 4447 rooms
  • 2808 rooms
  • 2029+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kershaw County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 25no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 2,9252 bedrooms
  • 11,8393 bedrooms
  • 4,0424 bedrooms
  • 9475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 104no bedroom
  • 1781 bedroom
  • 1,9442 bedrooms
  • 1,9843 bedrooms
  • 3464 bedrooms
  • 1325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kershaw County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kershaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 632no vehicle
  • 5,0681 vehicle
  • 8,0232 vehicles
  • 4,2523 vehicles
  • 1,3734 vehicles
  • 5735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kershaw County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Kershaw County population
  • 289no vehicle
  • 2,4671 vehicle
  • 1,4992 vehicles
  • 4563 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

92.7% of Kershaw County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in South Carolina.

Kershaw County:

92.7%
State average:

85.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 42,705
  • Other state: 20,027
  • Northeast: 5,014
  • Midwest: 4,201
  • South: 9,537
  • West: 1,309
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kershaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 71.8%Electricity
  • 20.6%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 82.4%Electricity
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 378
Here:

5.2%
South Carolina:

9.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

7.6%
South Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 386
Here:

18.1%
South Carolina:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kershaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Own Hospitals: $9,337,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $54,363,000
    General - Other: $3,181,000
    Police Protection: $2,774,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,386,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,892,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,379,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,166,000
    Libraries: $762,000
    Parks & Recreation: $734,000
    Fire Protection: $708,000
    General Public Buildings: $385,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $554,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $1,794,000
    Fire Protection: $310,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,095,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0

Kershaw County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $56,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $28,430,000
    All Other: $1,431,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $21,477,000
    All Other: $699,000
    Housing & Community Development: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,144,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,161,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $492,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $8,037,000
    All Other: $455,000
    General Support: $180,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,654,000
    Total General Sales: $3,035,000
    NEC: $579,000
    Public Utilities: $121,000
    Other Selective Sales: $28,000

Kershaw County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,957,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,575,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,156,000
    Other, NEC: $182,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,044,000

Kershaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,400,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $54,022,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,757,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,352
  • Number of aged recipients: 150
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,202
  • Number of recipients under 18: 273
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 787
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 292
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 514
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 554
Kershaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Kershaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED376$144,098199$130,1511,164$160,48133$54,5761$609,000129$169,33365$61,831
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$120,30826$130,46280$151,6633$9,6670$013$195,38517$50,765
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$129,61271$82,451475$136,57332$37,0000$021$154,38180$67,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$137,21618$136,556256$150,82810$71,2000$014$181,3578$60,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$132,6678$263,37542$145,6670$00$05$205,4004$67,750
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$172,89738$163,0001$243,0001$243,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$251,54531$202,1291$333,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$231,8005$190,2000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$238,5006$146,6670$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$257,6671$67,0001$256,0000$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Kershaw County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James40471.5 years
John31172.1 years
William29272.1 years
Mary28476.8 years
Robert18570.8 years
Willie15171.2 years
George13772.1 years
Charles12868.3 years
Thomas12770.2 years
Henry11072.5 years
Most common last names in Kershaw County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams17173.5 years
Brown16369.3 years
Branham15774.3 years
Jones13374.0 years
Johnson11869.0 years
Smith10875.2 years
Davis10774.3 years
Jackson9872.9 years
Robinson7471.5 years
Anderson7474.9 years
Businesses in Kershaw County, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone2Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sears1
Ford1Subway2
GNC2T-Mobile1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hardee's1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS6
KFC2Waffle House2
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy3Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1