Kershaw County, South Carolina Population 2022

Kershaw County, South Carolina's estimated population is 68,798 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kershaw County, South Carolina is the 23rd largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 61,710 and has seen a growth of 11.49% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18007,3400.00%
18109,8672,52734.43%
182012,4322,56526.00%
183013,5451,1138.95%
184012,281-1,264-9.33%
185014,4732,19217.85%
186013,086-1,387-9.58%
187011,754-1,332-10.18%
188021,5389,78483.24%
189022,3618233.82%
190024,6962,33510.44%
191027,0942,3989.71%
192029,3982,3048.50%
193032,0702,6729.09%
194032,9138432.63%
195032,287-626-1.90%
196033,5851,2984.02%
197034,7271,1423.40%
198039,0154,28812.35%
199043,5994,58411.75%
201061,71018,11141.54%
201162,1304200.68%
201262,2931630.26%
201362,5922990.48%
201463,1835910.94%
201563,6614780.76%
201664,3336721.06%
201765,2138801.37%
201865,8025890.90%
201966,5517491.14%
202067,3007491.13%
202168,0497491.11%
202268,7987491.10%
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Kershaw County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,36670.33%
Black or African American15,56623.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native2130.32%
Asian2100.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1020.15%
Some Other Race1,7112.60%
Two or More Races1,7582.67%
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Kershaw County, South Carolina Population by Race

Kershaw County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Median Age

41.3


Total

40.3


Male

42.7


Female

Kershaw County, South Carolina Adults

There are 50,750 adults, (12,254 of whom are seniors) in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kershaw County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

33,808

51.28%

Male

32,118

48.72%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All81%19%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female65.7%34.3%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kershaw County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,2932.5981
Married12,3793.1891.2
Male1,4902.9875.4
Female3,3603.765.7
Non Family8,0641.1672.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4133.07%
9th to 12th Grade3,5417.69%
High School Graduate16,92536.74%
Some College9,81421.30%
Associates Degree4,67710.15%
Bachelors Degree6,14913.35%
Graduate Degree3,5517.71%
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Kershaw County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kershaw County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races580510263
White32,41929,0607,295
Hispanic1,7101,314381
Asian20520540
Other Race901706156
Black10,9009,7401,756
Islander2424
Native American213170

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.34%.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,374$43,001$32,246
Less Than 9th Grade$21,671$28,922$11,645
High School Graduate$30,176$39,271$22,441
Some College$37,118$46,812$31,794
Bachelors Degree$53,938$60,872$47,887
Graduate Degree$49,096$47,500$49,661

$38,374

Average Earnings

$43,001

Average Male

$32,246

Average Female

Kershaw County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Language

94.33% of Kershaw County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Language

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2138539.91%
Hispanic3,0741,07534.97%
Black15,4393,66223.72%
Multiple1,75832318.37%
White44,9534,90910.92%
Other875NaN%

15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.92%

Male Poverty Rate

15.60%

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 39.91% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.15%
High School14.58%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.45%
Male Unemployed42.23%
Female Employed7.20%
Female Unemployed48.56%

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

Kershaw County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,980$65,336
Families$63,264$75,274
Married Families$79,904-
Non Families$29,058$41,457
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Income by Household Type

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Marital Status

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6,142

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,328
First Gulf War1,802
Vietnam2,540
Korea311
World War II84

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34493
35 to 541,721
55 to 641,104
65 to 741,782
75+1,042

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,47512.41%
Black1,51412.45%
Native American219.86%
Asian136.34%
Other Race616.11%
2+ Races587.82%
Hispanic1709.00%

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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13.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.80%

Born in Kershaw County, South Carolina

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Kershaw County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 64.80% having been born in South Carolina. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kershaw County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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