Kershaw is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,052 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kershaw is the 156th largest community in South Carolina.
Kershaw is a blue-collar town, with 38.61% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Kershaw is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kershaw who work in sales jobs (12.53%), office and administrative support (11.27%), and maintenance occupations (6.46%).
In Kershaw, just 12.70% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kershaw in 2010 was $14,914, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,656 for a family of four. Kershaw also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Irish, Scots-Irish, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Kershaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Chinese.