Kershaw County SC Information


Kershaw County Subdivisions

Kershaw County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 65,892
Population in Households 65,491
Population in Familes 55,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 401
Population Density1 91
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $51,126
Average Household Income $65,193
Per Capita Income $25,388


Total Housing Units 29,449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,903 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,596 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,950 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $139,256
Average Home Value $184,810


Total Households 25,499
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 17,974
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.8% 0.91%
Households 0.77% 0.88%
Families 0.6% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


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, 2018 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 # 36 24th
Median Household Income # 11 78th
Per Capita Income # 15 70th

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