Kershaw County


Widely known for steeplechase and horses, Kershaw County has the resources to keep companies racing forward. A leading rail-served megasite, a growing technical college developing a strong pipeline for talent, and a workforce exceeding half a million people in 60-minutes translates into success for companies large and small. Located between the state's capital city, Columbia, and one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast, Charlotte, NC, yet radiating an affordable and accessible charm, Kershaw County is where companies come to grow.


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 75,670
45min 316,243
60min 539,007

Nearly 55,900employed in manufacturing within 60-minutes

Welcoming Global Brands
24% of manufacturing employees work for foreign-owned company

Motor vehicle parts manufacturing industry6.3 X more concentrated than the national average


Employers That Call Kershaw County Home

Rooted in a deep history, Kershaw County blends antebellum beauty with a sought-after contemporary lifestyle. From steeplechase races to engaging museums to boating on Lake Wateree to unique and flavorful restaurants to road races, oyster roasts and music festivals, Kershaw County is undeniably Southern.

Five Fun Facts about Kershaw County