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Kershaw County
  • County in South Carolina

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade C

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Kershaw County is located in South Carolina with a population of 65,926. In Kershaw County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Kershaw County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Kershaw County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$759
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Kershaw County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,130.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    11.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    239.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    925.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,848.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    251.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Kershaw County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,980
National
$64,994

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