Kershaw, SC Population

Population: 1,645. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,631 (-0.9% change)
Males: 764 (46.4%), Females: 881 (53.6%)

Lancaster County

Zip code: 29067

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $36,065
Median house value: $65,700

Races in Kershaw:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.4%)
  • Black (22.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (20.2%), Subsaharan African (6.4%), German (5.5%), English (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Irish (3.6%).

Elevation: 522 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kershaw

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kershaw town

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -206 (-11.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kershaw:

  • SPRINGS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; LANCASTER, SC)
  • KERSHAW COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; CAMDEN, SC)
  • UNION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 34 miles; MONROE, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kershaw:

  • SHAW AFB (about 41 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 46 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kershaw:

  • KIRK AIR BASE (about 11 miles; LANCASTER, SC; Abbreviation: T73)
  • WOODWARD FIELD (about 19 miles; CAMDEN, SC; Abbreviation: CDN)
  • PAGELAND (about 22 miles; PAGELAND, SC; Abbreviation: PYG)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kershaw:

  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 46 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 49 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 54 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)

Schools

Public high schools in Kershaw:

  • ANDREW JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 551; Location: 6925 KERSHAW-CAMDEN HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 3000 LOCKHART ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KERSHAW CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Location: 4848 GOLDMINE HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kershaw:

  • KERSHAW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 108 N ROLLINGS DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH CENTRL MIDDLE (Students: 465; Location: KEYS LANE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ANDREW JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 6865 KERSHAW-CAMDEN HWY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MT PISGAH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 5160 MT. PISGAH ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)

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