Kershaw County SC Information


Kershaw County Subdivisions

Kershaw County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,654
Daytime Population: Workers 20,099
Daytime Population: Residents 36,201
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,300
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 64,253
Population in Familes 53,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 401
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $49,069
Average Household Income $61,895
Per Capita Income $24,136


Total Housing Units 28,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,419 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,623 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,855 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $133,640
Average Home Value $178,766


Total Households 25,042
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 17,703
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.72%
Households 0.63% 0.69%
Families 0.47% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


Kershaw County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kershaw County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 54th
Population Density # 22 54th
Diversity Index # 35 26th
Median Household Income # 11 78th
Per Capita Income # 14 72nd

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