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|People QuickFacts||Kershaw County||South Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||62,516||4,774,839|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||61,570||4,625,360|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.5%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.1%||6.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.8%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||16.0%||15.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.5%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||72.4%||68.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||25.1%||27.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||1.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.4%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||4.2%||5.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||69.0%||63.9%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||86.9%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||2.9%||4.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||4.6%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||83.9%||84.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||18.6%||24.6%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||27.8||23.4|
|Housing units, 2013||27,713||2,158,652|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||78.0%||69.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||5.2%||17.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$113,600||$137,400|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.55||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$22,351||$23,906|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$44,068||$44,623|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||16.1%||17.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Kershaw County||South Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||1,058||101,2281|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||14,967||1,548,5161|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.8%||1.8%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||3,829||304,327|
|Total number of firms, 2007||4,840||360,397|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||12.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.6%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||1.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||28.0%||27.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,419,129||93,977,455|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||40,498,047|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||577,695||54,298,410|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$9,883||$12,273|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||52,193||8,383,463|
|Building permits, 2012||225||18,708|
|Geography QuickFacts||Kershaw County||South Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||726.56||30,060.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||84.9||153.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Columbia, SC Metro Area|