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Kershaw County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2019: 66,551 (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: 92 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kershaw County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.1%), Educational, health and social services (17.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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  • Races in Kershaw County, SC (2019)
    • 45,83987.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,41129.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,0175.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,8483.5%Two or more races
    • 1960.4%Some other race alone
    • 1730.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1310.2%Asian alone
    • 1220.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years
Males: 31,565  (47.4%)
Females: 34,986  (52.6%)
Average household size:
Kershaw County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,198 ($38,804 in 1999)
This county:

$55,198
South Carolina:

$56,227

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $545 (lower quartile is $407, upper quartile is $638)
This county:

$545
State:

$729


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,800 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
Kershaw:

$146,800
South Carolina:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,900 - $230,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,140
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $329

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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Health of residents in Kershaw County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
49.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 169 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 263 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 287 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1999: 281 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2000: 314 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 282 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2002: 329 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 391 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 299 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2016: 298 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2017: 262 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2018: 292 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2019: 318 buildings, average cost: $144,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Kershaw, SC residents
Average permit cost in Kershaw, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $842 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $578 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Kershaw, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kershaw, SC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kershaw, SC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.2%
Kershaw County:

14.2%
South Carolina:

13.8%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.3% for American Indian residents, 32.0% for other race residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.3 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 37.5 years old, American Indian residents: 63.6 years old, Asian residents: 65.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.3 years old, Other race residents: 26.7 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 November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
South Carolina:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Kershaw, SC
County total employment by year in Kershaw, SC
County average yearly wages by year in Kershaw, SC

Current college students: 1,348
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,818 (21.9% naturalized citizens)

Kershaw County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2692010 or later
  • 4432000 to 2009
  • 3581990 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: 21,053
  • One, attached: 193
  • Two: 186
  • 3 or 4: 227
  • 5 to 9: 286
  • 10 to 19: 59
  • 20 to 49: 111
  • 50 or more: 244
  • Mobile homes: 7,424
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 47

Housing units in Kershaw County with a mortgage: 11,547 (130 second mortgage, 832 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,421

Here:

57.9% with mortgage
State:

58.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kershaw County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 291.3 miles away from Kershaw County center
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 the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from the 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 Kershaw 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4492, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Carolina Hurricane Irma, Incident Period: September 6, 2017 - September 13, 2017, FEMA Id: 4346, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kershaw County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kershaw

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,444 (81.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,909 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 82 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 475 (2.4%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 175 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 987 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


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

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (28%)
  • Honduras (28%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Panama (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kershaw County


  • American (13%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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 $54,301.

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.30% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($32,240 average AGI)
2.15% relocated from other states ($18,024 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

2.15%
South Carolina average:

4.20%

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  2.00% ($52,708 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.47% ($40,651)
from Sumter County, SC  0.30% ($68,957)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.29% ($33,106)
from Lee County, SC  0.25% ($30,414)
from Fairfield County, SC  0.13% ($41,767)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.12% ($81,519)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
South Carolina average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.76% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($25,281 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($15,781 average AGI)
Kershaw County:

1.87%
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  1.52% ($39,415 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.45% ($36,760)
to Sumter County, SC  0.22% ($30,680)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.21% ($30,957)
to Lee County, SC  0.20% ($19,578)
to York County, SC  0.14% ($40,242)
to Charleston County, SC  0.10% ($38,667)

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 2019: 10.0

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 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (897)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (766)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (642)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (552)
  • Unspecified dementia (445)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (388)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (263)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (193)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (187)
  • Congestive heart failure (157)

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: 66,551
  • Male householders: 12,151 (3,535 living alone), Female householders: 12,393 (4,501 living alone)
  • 12,637 spouses (12,397 opposite-sex spouses), 1,253 unmarried partners, (1,253 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 21,748 children (20,281 natural, 718 adopted, 749 stepchildren), 2,020 grandchildren, 636 brothers or sisters, 1,835 parents, 0 foster children, 1,035 other relatives, 519 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 324

Size of family households: 7,752 2-persons, 3,075 3-persons, 2,815 4-persons, 1,695 5-persons, 487 6-persons, 195 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,036 1-person, 406 2-persons, 83 3-persons.

8,561 married couples with children.
4,471 single-parent households (53 men, 4,418 women).

94.9% of residents of Kershaw speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • 5962014 or later
  • 1,8082010 to 2013
  • 6,4722000 to 2009
  • 5,1261990 to 1999
  • 5,7061980 to 1989
  • 4,0751970 to 1979
  • 2,2931960 to 1969
  • 1,8931950 to 1959
  • 4671940 to 1949
  • 1,2561939 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
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1313 rooms
  • 1,5364 rooms
  • 3,6035 rooms
  • 4,6726 rooms
  • 3,1917 rooms
  • 3,1058 rooms
  • 3,7309+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • 7031 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 2263 rooms
  • 5604 rooms
  • 1,8405 rooms
  • 8306 rooms
  • 367 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 2679+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1921 bedroom
  • 2,5182 bedrooms
  • 11,1603 bedrooms
  • 5,4954 bedrooms
  • 6035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kershaw County, South Carolina
  • 703no bedroom
  • 3151 bedroom
  • 1,5392 bedrooms
  • 1,9693 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 505+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kershaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 390no vehicle
  • 5,0251 vehicle
  • 7,3852 vehicles
  • 4,0543 vehicles
  • 2,4824 vehicles
  • 6325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kershaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kershaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 737no vehicle
  • 2,4651 vehicle
  • 1,3612 vehicles
  • 133 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.0% of Kershaw County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in South Carolina.

Kershaw County:

92.0%
State average:

85.7%

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

  • This state: 42,308
  • Other state: 22,208
  • Northeast: 5,254
  • Midwest: 3,747
  • South: 11,247
  • West: 1,960
Year householders moved into unit in Kershaw County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kershaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 943
Here:

13.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 191
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 337
Here:

22.1%
South Carolina:

20.0%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,982,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,371,000
    Regular Highways: $2,124,000
    Sewerage: $1,636,000
    Other: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,666,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,215,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,151,000
    General - Other: $1,694,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,476,000
    Sewerage: $1,469,000
    Regular Highways: $1,262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,137,000
    Libraries: $1,044,000
    Central Staff Services: $961,000
    General Public Buildings: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $475,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $255,000
    Health - Other: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,329,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,437,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,224,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,403,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,339,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,639,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $720,000
    Interest Earnings: $167,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,427,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,696,000
    Other License: $6,938,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,377,000

Kershaw County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,982,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,371,000
    Regular Highways: $2,124,000
    Sewerage: $1,636,000
    Other: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,666,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,215,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,151,000
    General - Other: $1,694,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,476,000
    Sewerage: $1,469,000
    Regular Highways: $1,262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,137,000
    Libraries: $1,044,000
    Central Staff Services: $961,000
    General Public Buildings: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $475,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $255,000
    Health - Other: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,329,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,437,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,224,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,403,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,339,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,639,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $720,000
    Interest Earnings: $167,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,427,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,696,000
    Other License: $6,938,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,377,000

Kershaw County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,982,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,371,000
    Regular Highways: $2,124,000
    Sewerage: $1,636,000
    Other: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,666,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,215,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,151,000
    General - Other: $1,694,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,476,000
    Sewerage: $1,469,000
    Regular Highways: $1,262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,137,000
    Libraries: $1,044,000
    Central Staff Services: $961,000
    General Public Buildings: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $475,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $255,000
    Health - Other: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,329,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,437,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,224,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,403,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,339,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,639,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $720,000
    Interest Earnings: $167,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,427,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,696,000
    Other License: $6,938,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,377,000

Kershaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,982,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,371,000
    Regular Highways: $2,124,000
    Sewerage: $1,636,000
    Other: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,666,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,215,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,151,000
    General - Other: $1,694,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,476,000
    Sewerage: $1,469,000
    Regular Highways: $1,262,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,137,000
    Libraries: $1,044,000
    Central Staff Services: $961,000
    General Public Buildings: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $475,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $255,000
    Health - Other: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,329,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,437,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,224,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,403,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,339,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,639,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $720,000
    Interest Earnings: $167,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,427,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,696,000
    Other License: $6,938,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,377,000

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
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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kershaw, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kershaw, SC - 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