Kershaw is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,321 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kershaw is the 156th largest community in South Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Kershaw is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.39% of the Kershaw workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Kershaw is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kershaw who work in food service (12.47%), office and administrative support (10.20%), and sales jobs (6.30%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kershaw has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kershaw a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Kershaw does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Kershaw is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.41% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kershaw in 2018 was $23,627, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,508 for a family of four. However, Kershaw contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kershaw is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kershaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kershaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kershaw include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Kershaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.