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Kershaw County, South Carolina

1121 Broad St Rm 202
Camden, SC 29020
Phone: (803) 425-1500
Fax: (803) 425-6044

In north-central SC, northeast of Columbia; organized 1798 from old Craven County. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Kershaw, SC army officer during the Revolutionary War and SC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 740.25 (land 726.26; water 14.00) Population per square mile: 77.80
Population 2005: 56,486 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 52,647 (White 70.70%; Black or African American 26.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,360; median household $38,804; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,355-$26,159
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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