Kershaw County, South Carolina Population 2018

Kershaw County, South Carolina's estimated population is 65,036 with a growth rate of 3.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kershaw County, South Carolina is the 22nd largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201765,0361,9463.08%
201663,090-1,179-1.83%
201664,2696431.01%
201563,6264610.73%
201463,1655890.94%
201362,5763000.48%
201262,2761710.28%
201162,1054230.69%
201061,68218,08341.48%
199043,5994,58411.75%
198039,0154,28812.35%
197034,7271,1423.40%
196033,5851,2984.02%
195032,287-626-1.90%
194032,9138432.63%
193032,0702,6729.09%
192029,3982,3048.50%
191027,0942,3989.71%
190024,6962,33510.44%
189022,3618233.82%
188021,5389,78483.24%
187011,754-1,332-10.18%
186013,086-1,387-9.58%
185014,4732,19217.85%
184012,281-1,264-9.33%
183013,5451,1138.95%
182012,4322,56526.00%
18109,8672,52734.43%
18007,3400.00%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White45,206
Black or African American15,435
Two or More Races1,470
Some Other Race534
Asian303
American Indian and Alaska Native142

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kershaw County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kershaw County, South Carolina Median Age

41.8


Total

39.8


Male

43.1


Female

Kershaw County, South Carolina Adults

There are 48,201 adults, (10,410 of which are seniors) in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kershaw County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,543

51.58%

Male

30,547

48.42%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Households and Families

Kershaw County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kershaw County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All80.7%19.3%
Male79.9%20.1%
Non Family73.7%26.3%
Female63.3%36.7%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kershaw County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,1062.680.7
Married12,0193.190.3
Non Family7,1061.1773.7
Female3,7083.4563.3
Male1,2733.3779.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kershaw County, South Carolina Households

Kershaw County, South Carolina Education

Kershaw County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7374.02%
9th to 12th Grade4,34610.06%
High School Graduate15,53735.95%
Some College8,70220.13%
Associates Degree3,9929.24%
Bachelors Degree5,69013.17%
Graduate Degree3,2157.44%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,95227,4046,776
Black10,3198,1451,645
Hispanic1,2891,033288
Multiple Races476414148
Other Race277194
Asian21413957
Native American11111133

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 31.09%.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,652$36,502$29,340
Less Than High School$23,272$26,694$15,191
High School Grad$27,609$31,704$22,247
Some College$33,638$39,451$28,966
Bachelors Degree$47,030$51,851$42,321
Graduate Degree$46,360$51,875$44,652

$32,652

Average Earnings

$36,502

Average Male

$29,340

Average Female

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language by Age

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language

96.48% of Kershaw County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,3385,06811.69%
Black15,2824,20027.48%
Multiple1,46932722.26%
Hispanic2,5912188.41%
Asian30310534.65%
Native1427351.41%
Other53471.31%

15.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.97%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kershaw County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kershaw County, South Carolina is Native, with 51.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kershaw County, South Carolina is Other, with 1.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.96%.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.98%
High School15.49%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.07%
Male Unemployed29.38%
Female Employed8.28%
Male Employed5.20%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Income

Kershaw County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,328$58,485
Families$55,871$65,619
Married Families$67,862$76,709
Non Families$25,659$39,411

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by War

5,535

Number of Veterans

4,926

Male Veterans

609

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,941
First Gulf War1,465
Second Gulf War1,265
Korea316
World War II195

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,776
65 to 741,328
55 to 641,141
75+835
18 to 34455

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,38012.51%
Black1,0559.06%
Hispanic17310.87%
2 or More649.77%
Asian208.16%
Indian1614.41%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

9.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment Status

Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment by Age

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kershaw County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Camden683671262904.24%
Elgin1311154022917.47%
Bethune334347133.89%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990