Bethune, South Carolina Population 2020

355

Bethune is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 355, it is the 208th largest city in South Carolina and the 14701st largest city in the United States. Bethune is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 334 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Bethune has a population density of 322 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bethune is $42,401 with a poverty rate of 17.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $73,900. The median age in Bethune is 53.6 years, 52.5 years for males, and 53.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 66.4 males.

Bethune Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bethune was:

  • White: 89.72%
  • Black or African American: 9.49%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Bethune, South Carolina is 355, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 347.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 334.

Bethune, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22789.72%
Black or African American249.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.79%

Bethune Population Pyramid 2020

Bethune Median Age

53.6


Total

52.5


Male

53.8


Female

Bethune Adults

There are 217 adults, (81 of whom are seniors) in Bethune.

Bethune Age Dependency

86

Age Dependency Ratio

59.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethune Sex Ratio

Female

152

60.08%

Male

101

39.92%

Bethune Households and Families

Bethune Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bethune Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family88.2%11.8%
All80.5%19.5%
Married78.9%21.1%
Female53.8%46.2%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1232.0680.5
Married572.6878.9
Non Family51088.2
Female133.4653.8
Male22100

2.75

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

0.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bethune Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade105.15%
9th to 12th Grade199.79%
High School Graduate9247.42%
Some College2512.89%
Associates Degree168.25%
Bachelors Degree126.19%
Graduate Degree2010.31%

Bethune Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17314628
Black19174
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,583$46,429$25,893
Less Than High School$20,625$$20,938
High School Grad$30,000$46,750$21,875
Some College$40,000$51,250$36,563
Bachelors Degree$$$23,125
Graduate Degree$46,250$$46,875

$34,583

Average Earnings

$46,429

Average Male

$25,893

Average Female

Bethune Language

Bethune Language by Age

Bethune Language

99.19% of Bethune residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Bethune Poverty

Bethune Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2273816.74%
Black24729.17%

17.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.85%

Male Poverty Rate

19.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethune

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethune is Black, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethune is White, with 16.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

Name Poverty
Some College26.83%
Less Than High School17.24%
High School13.04%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Female Employed5.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Bethune Income

Bethune Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,375$42,401
Families$48,750$54,640
Married Families$49,844-
Non Families$23,438$24,457

Bethune Marital Status

Bethune Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethune Married by Age and Sex

Bethune Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bethune Marital Status by Race

Bethune Veterans

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
Korea2
Vietnam2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+11
55 to 645
35 to 544
65 to 742
18 to 341
Name Veterans % of Total
White2110.88%
Black29.09%

$Bethune Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethune Employment Status

36.3%

Labor Force Participation

31.8%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bethune Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.96%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Bethune residents were born in the United States, with 69.96% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202035541.14%
201935141.15%
201834720.58%
201734541.17%
201634120.59%
201533910.30%
201433830.90%
201333510.30%
2012334-1-0.30%
201133510.30%
20103340.00%