Bethune, South Carolina Population 2024

326

Bethune is a city located in Chesterfield County, Kershaw County, and Lee County South Carolina. Bethune has a 2024 population of 326. Bethune is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 3.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 316 in 2020.

The average household income in Bethune is $58,723 with a poverty rate of 33.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bethune is 39.8 years, 35 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Bethune Demographics

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

  • White: 81.28%
  • Other race: 9.47%
  • Black or African American: 6.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Native American: 1.1%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
295.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.16% (10)
The current population of Bethune, South Carolina is 326 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 316.

Bethune, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36981.28%
Other race439.47%
Black or African American316.83%
Two or more races61.32%
Native American51.1%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bethune Population by Race

Bethune Population Pyramid 2024

Bethune Median Age

39.8

Total

35

Male

46.3

Female

Bethune Adults

There are 340 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Bethune.

Bethune Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bethune Sex Ratio

Female22248.9%
Male23251.1%

Bethune Population by Age

Bethune Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1922.3668.831.3
Married662.8292.47.6
Non Family661.1172.727.3
Female492.5332.767.3
Male116.4563.636.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bethune Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3813.24%
Associates Degree3913.59%
Bachelors Degree3512.2%
Graduate Degree238.01%
High School Graduate6522.65%
Less Than 9th Grade279.41%
Some College6020.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bethune Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bethune Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White23219454
Other Race3090
Hispanic3090
Black1494
2+ Races660
Native American540

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.57%.

Bethune Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,813$0$0
Graduate Degree$53,750$0$62,500
High School Graduate$29,250$35,000$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,063$53,750$28,750
Some College$41,250$63,036$0

$39,063

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Bethune Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bethune Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bethune Language

85.55% of Bethune residents speak only English, while 14.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.45% of the population.

Bethune Language

Bethune Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36913235.77%
Black312167.74%

33.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.88%

Male Poverty Rate

38.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bethune

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bethune is Black, with 67.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bethune is White, with 35.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.81%.

Bethune Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College45.45%
Less Than 9th Grade23.08%
High School13.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

Bethune Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed20.78%
Male Employed16.9%

Bethune Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bethune Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$58,892
Households$40,714$58,723
Married Families$108,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,462$38,877

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bethune Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bethune Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bethune Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bethune Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bethune Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War9
World War II1
Second Gulf War0
Korea0

Bethune Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7427
55 to 6414
75+5
18 to 340
35 to 540

Bethune Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4515.79%
Black17.14%

Bethune Veterans by Race

Bethune Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bethune Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bethune Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bethune Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bethune Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.28%

Born in Bethune

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

3.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of Bethune residents were born in the United States, with 68.28% having been born in South Carolina. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bethune Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933820.6%
202833630.9%
202733320.6%
202633130.91%
202532820.61%
202432630.93%
202332320.62%
202232141.26%
202131710.32%
2020316-34-9.71%
201935030.86%
201834741.17%
201734320.59%
201634120.59%
201533930.89%
201433610.3%
201333510.3%
2012334-1-0.3%
201133530.9%
201033200%

Bethune Population by Year