Clarendon County

PROSPERITY IN MOTION

Clarendon County sets the standard for keeping business and people moving. Companies like Meritor Automotive and Peak Corporation are producing automotive parts for customers around the world, while Kent International, Inc. is building the first mass-produced, American-made bicycles in two decades. Located in the southern portion of the region, it’s close to the Port of Charleston; and with I-95 running through the middle, it has direct North and South access along the length of the East Coast.

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Area Stats

Average Hourly Wages
$17.16
All Occupations
$15.46
Assemblers and Fabricators
$18.02
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
$12.19
Material Moving Workers
$37.87
Engineers
Population Drive Time
Drive Time Labor Force
30min 41,612
45min 101,796
60min 212,386

Nearly 39,000 employed in manufacturing within 60-minutes

Wood Product Manufacturing Industry17.1 x more concentrated than the national average

Employers

Employers That Call Clarendon County Home

From fishing and boating to hunting and golfing, Clarendon County is an outdoorsman’s paradise. Bordered by Lake Marion, the state’s largest lake and one of the 50 largest in the nation, Clarendon County hosts an array of fishing tournaments and festivals. For land lovers, the county is home to multiple golf courses and thousands of acres of wooded land and state parks.