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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kershaw is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kershaw who work in sales jobs (14.29%), office and administrative support (11.48%), and teaching (7.00%).
The percentage of people in Kershaw with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kershaw in 2010 was $14,895, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,580 for a family of four. Kershaw also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.81% 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 English, Scots-Irish, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Kershaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.