Kershaw County SC Information

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Kershaw County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kershaw County SC Housing Affordability Index is 193
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kershaw County SC Wealth Index is 80
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 67,606
Population in Households 67,205
Population in Familes 56,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 401
Population Density 93
Diversity Index1 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,601
Average Household Income $67,397
Per Capita Income $26,033
Wealth Index3 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 30,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,466 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,639 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,961 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $135,002
Housing Affordability Index2 193
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,105
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 18,426
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.99% 1.02%
Households 0.95% 0.98%
Families 0.8% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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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, 2019 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 # 38 20th
Median Household Income # 12 76th
Per Capita Income # 16 67th

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