Clarendon County


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 Central SC 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
All Occupations
Assemblers and Fabricators
Food Processing Workers
Material Moving Workers
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
Population Drive Time
Drive Time Labor Force
30min 40,190
45min 102,622
60min 211,036

Nearly 26,700 employed in manufacturing within 60-minutes

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


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.

Five Fun Facts about Clarendon County