Kershaw County, South Carolina Population 2019

Kershaw County, South Carolina's estimated population is 65,036 with a growth rate of 1.19% 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
201765,0367671.19%
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
White45,614
Black or African American15,403
Two or More Races1,513
Some Other Race747
Asian319
American Indian and Alaska Native138

Kershaw County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Kershaw County, South Carolina Median Age

41.8


Total

40


Male

43.2


Female

Kershaw County, South Carolina Adults

There are 48,791 adults, (10,905 of whom are seniors) in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kershaw County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,857

51.55%

Male

30,877

48.45%

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
Married90.8%9.2%
Male86.5%13.5%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Female63.7%36.3%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7112.5681.4
Married11,9563.0890.8
Non Family7,5001.1774.7
Female3,9453.4263.7
Male1,3103.2786.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kershaw County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7023.88%
9th to 12th Grade4,39910.03%
High School Graduate16,03336.57%
Some College8,82020.12%
Associates Degree3,9328.97%
Bachelors Degree5,48912.52%
Graduate Degree3,4727.92%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,37627,5656,915
Black10,3688,4451,598
Hispanic1,3391,085279
Multiple Races456397151
Other Race4503416
Asian22216162
Native American110998

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,908$37,712$30,494
Less Than High School$26,462$30,269$15,769
High School Grad$27,672$31,961$22,977
Some College$34,306$41,473$28,851
Bachelors Degree$45,837$51,489$40,378
Graduate Degree$50,788$58,750$47,813

$33,908

Average Earnings

$37,712

Average Male

$30,494

Average Female

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language by Age

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language

96.05% of Kershaw County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,7985,13211.72%
Black15,2504,28428.09%
Hispanic2,59950119.28%
Multiple1,51334622.87%
Other74715120.21%
Asian31910833.86%
Native1387856.52%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.34%

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 56.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kershaw County, South Carolina is White, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.79%
High School14.88%
Some College11.64%
Bachelors or Greater7.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.04%
Male Unemployed30.38%
Female Employed8.61%
Male Employed5.34%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Income

Kershaw County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,565$58,537
Families$56,563$66,282
Married Families$68,575$77,842
Non Families$25,744$38,910

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans

5,846

Number of Veterans

5,199

Male Veterans

647

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,268
First Gulf War1,541
Second Gulf War1,363
Korea319
World War II149

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,62113.05%
Black1,0979.34%
Hispanic1549.69%
2 or More6410.22%
Asian2610.08%
Indian2018.18%
Other183.85%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

11.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Kershaw County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Camden683671262904.24%
Elgin1311154022917.47%
Bethune334347133.89%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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