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People

Total Population 2,303
Male Share of the Population 53%
Female Share of the Population 47%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 787
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,823
% Above Poverty Level 65.6%
% Below Poverty Level 34.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.4%
Median Gross Rent $542
Median House Value $89,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 4.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kershaw Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Lancaster
Standard Zip Codes 29067
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.551
Longitude -80.583

Kershaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KERSHAW 2 SW
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station CAMDEN 3 W
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kershaw, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Abney (29067)

Spring Mills (29067)

Taxahaw (29067)

White Bluff (29067)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethune 290 $42,083
Great Falls 1,944 $31,447
Heath Springs 713 $38,194
Jefferson 757 $39,000
Lancaster 8,853 $38,826
Pageland 2,745 $40,129

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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ANDREW JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL
6925 KERSHAW-CAMDEN HWY
803-475-2381
Serves 551 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
3000 LOCKHART ROAD
803-432-9858
Serves 507 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

KERSHAW CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
4848 GOLDMINE HIGHWAY
803-896-3300
A Non-traditional School

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