South Carolina Kershaw County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Kershaw County, South Carolina. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in South Carolina Kershaw County.

1. Branch Library BETHUNE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Main Street, Bethune, SC 29009
Phone Number: (803) 334-8420 Kershaw N/A N/A

2. Branch Library ELGIN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 2652 Main Street, Elgin, SC 29045
Phone Number: (803) 438-7881 Kershaw N/A N/A

3. Bookmobile KERSHAW COUNTY LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
1304 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020
Phone Number: (803) 425-1508 Kershaw N/A N/A

4. Central Library KERSHAW COUNTY LIBRARY -CAMDEN
1304 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020
Phone Number: (803) 425-1508 Kershaw N/A N/A

5. Library System KERSHAW COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
632 W. Dekalb Street Suite 109, Camden, SC 29020
Phone Number: (803) 424-2352 Kershaw 158,253 188,480

Overview of Kershaw County, South Carolina

Kershaw County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 52,647. Its county seat is Camden.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,917 km² (740 mi²). 1,881 km² (726 mi²) of it is land and 36 km² (14 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.89% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 52,647 people, 20,188 households, and 14,918 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km² (72/mi²). There are 22,683 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (31/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 71.61% White, 26.29% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 1.68% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 20,188 households out of which 33.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.80% are married couples living together, 13.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.10% are non-families. 22.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 93.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $38,804, and the median income for a family is $44,836. Males have a median income of $32,246 versus $22,714 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,360. 12.80% of the population and 9.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.90% of those under the age of 18 and 14.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Kershaw County, South Carolina has the following cities and towns:

  • Bethune
  • Camden
  • Elgin
  • Lugoff