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Kershaw County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 726.6 square miles
Population Density 84.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 62,516
Population change 1.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 16%
Females 51.5%
White 72.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.2
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 25.1%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.3%
Veterans 5,443
Households and Housing
Households 24,084
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.1%
Median household income $43,765
The per capita income $22,638
Live below the poverty line. 16.7%
housing units 27,713
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $116,000
Residents owning their homes. 76.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,840
Women-owned firms 28%
Asian-owned firms 1.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $577,695
Retail sales per capita $9,883
Manufacturers shipments $1,419,129
Merchant wholesaler sales $0