Bishopville, South Carolina Population 2024

2,829

Bishopville is a city located in Kershaw County and Lee County South Carolina. Bishopville has a 2024 population of 2,829. Bishopville is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -5.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,993 in 2020.

The average household income in Bishopville is $50,621 with a poverty rate of 28.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bishopville is 47.3 years, 47.3 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Bishopville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.13%
  • White: 27.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,210.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.48% (-164)
The current population of Bishopville, South Carolina is 2,829 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,993.

Bishopville, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,12471.13%
White81027.13%
Two or more races521.74%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bishopville Population by Race

Bishopville Population Pyramid 2024

Bishopville Median Age

47.3

Total

47.3

Male

47.4

Female

Bishopville Adults

There are 2,346 adults, (762 of whom are seniors) in Bishopville.

Bishopville Age Dependency

88.5

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bishopville Sex Ratio

Female1,45248.63%
Male1,53451.37%

Bishopville Population by Age

Bishopville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3322.0949.450.6
Non Family6151.0443.756.3
Married3362.4274.725.3
Female3113.2244.455.6
Male704.640100

2.85

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bishopville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21910.01%
Associates Degree1657.54%
Bachelors Degree28913.21%
Graduate Degree1557.09%
High School Graduate80436.76%
Less Than 9th Grade1094.98%
Some College44620.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bishopville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bishopville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,5171,297232
White618510184
2+ Races525228
Hispanic11110

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 2+ races people with a rate of 53.85%.

Bishopville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$33,125$70,500$29,157
Graduate Degree$46,442$0$0
High School Graduate$38,862$43,295$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,150$48,042$29,962
Some College$34,387$49,493$31,386

$34,150

Average Earnings

$48,042

Average Male

$29,962

Average Female

Bishopville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bishopville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bishopville Language

91.27% of Bishopville residents speak only English, while 8.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.

Bishopville Language

Bishopville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,07968833.09%
White67912718.7%

28.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.55%

Male Poverty Rate

30.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bishopville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bishopville is Black, with 33.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bishopville is White, with 18.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.51%.

Bishopville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School39.4%
Less Than 9th Grade37.11%
Some College13.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%

Bishopville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed21.2%
Male Employed9.68%

Bishopville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bishopville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$43,194$60,042
Households$40,909$50,621
Married Families$58,306$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,896$34,803

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bishopville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bishopville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bishopville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bishopville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bishopville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

268

Number of Veterans

246

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam120
First Gulf War75
Korea23
World War II3
Second Gulf War2

Bishopville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74131
55 to 6474
75+54
35 to 549
18 to 340

Bishopville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black18911.42%
White7912.36%

Bishopville Veterans by Race

Bishopville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bishopville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Bishopville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bishopville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bishopville 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

73.84%

Born in Bishopville

93.5%

Native Born

6.5%

Foreign Born

6.5%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.5% of Bishopville residents were born in the United States, with 73.84% having been born in South Carolina. 6.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bishopville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,624-41-1.54%
20282,665-41-1.52%
20272,706-41-1.49%
20262,747-41-1.47%
20252,788-41-1.45%
20242,829-41-1.43%
20232,870-41-1.41%
20222,911-36-1.22%
20212,947-46-1.54%
20202,993-25-0.83%
20193,018-53-1.73%
20183,071-55-1.76%
20173,126571.86%
20163,069-136-4.24%
20153,205-53-1.63%
20143,258-27-0.82%
20133,285-48-1.44%
20123,333-57-1.68%
20113,390-71-2.05%
20103,461-209-5.69%
20003,6701103.09%
19903,5601313.82%
19803,429250.73%
19703,404-182-5.08%
19603,58651016.58%
19503,076812.7%
19402,99500%
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Bishopville Population by Year