Tin-roofed buildings, Clarendon County, S.C.

Rural buildings, Clarendon County, S.C.

Rural buildings, Clarendon County, S.C.

Kingstree, S.C., photographer Linda W. Brown remembers taking this picture last year in rural Clarendon County.  They could be storage buildings or old tenant homes, she recalled.

Clarendon County has 34,357 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012 population estimate.  About half of the county’s residence are white; the other half are black.  Some other statistics:

  • High school graduation rate of those 25 or older:  76.3 percent.
  • Bachelor’s degree graduates:  13.8 percent
  • Median household income:  $33,267
  • Poverty rate:  22.8 percent

Photo taken in 2013 by Linda W. Brown and originally posted in September 2014.  Copyrighted; all rights reserved.