Bishopville, South Carolina Population 2020

2,895

Bishopville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,895, it is the 91st largest city in South Carolina and the 6345th largest city in the United States. Bishopville is currently declining at a rate of -1.50% annually and its population has decreased by -16.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,471 in 2010. Bishopville reached it's highest population of 3,670 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, Bishopville has a population density of 1,239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bishopville is $32,926 with a poverty rate of 32.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $103,000. The median age in Bishopville is 43.1 years, 41.6 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.9 males.

Bishopville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.55%
  • White: 27.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bishopville, South Carolina is 2,895, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,983.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,471.

Bishopville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,26572.55%
White85327.32%
Two or More Races40.13%

Bishopville Population Pyramid 2020

Bishopville Median Age

43.1


Total

41.6


Male

46.9


Female

Bishopville Adults

There are 2,474 adults, (611 of whom are seniors) in Bishopville.

Bishopville Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bishopville Sex Ratio

Female

1,735

55.57%

Male

1,387

44.43%

Bishopville Households and Families

Bishopville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bishopville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
Female48.8%51.2%
All42.5%57.5%
Male40%60%
Non Family21.2%78.8%

42.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2342.3742.5
Non Family5521.0621.2
Female3283.5648.8
Married3092.7974.4
Male456.9640

3.33

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bishopville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1487.14%
9th to 12th Grade30114.53%
High School Graduate97046.81%
Some College22911.05%
Associates Degree2039.80%
Bachelors Degree1547.43%
Graduate Degree673.23%

Bishopville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3941,080135
White65351886
Hispanic2121
Multiple Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,601$40,678$21,228
Less Than High School$30,625$$
High School Grad$28,833$41,898$21,473
Some College$19,453$25,096$17,443
Bachelors Degree$46,964$48,636$
Graduate Degree$45,962$$

$27,601

Average Earnings

$40,678

Average Male

$21,228

Average Female

Bishopville Language

Bishopville Language by Age

Bishopville Language

98.58% of Bishopville residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Bishopville Poverty

Bishopville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,23377234.57%
White72917524.01%
Hispanic2121100.00%

32.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.26%

Male Poverty Rate

31.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bishopville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bishopville is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bishopville is White, with 24.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.86%
Bachelors or Greater34.50%
High School32.39%
Some College20.99%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.44%
Female Unemployed58.82%
Female Employed18.92%
Male Employed0.00%

Bishopville Income

Bishopville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,667$32,926
Families$44,107$47,409
Married Families$50,156-
Non Families$11,591$14,059

Bishopville Marital Status

Bishopville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bishopville Married by Age and Sex

Bishopville Marriage

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

Bishopville Marital Status by Race

Bishopville Veterans

235

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War80
Vietnam47
First Gulf War42
Korea9
World War II4

$Bishopville Veterans by Education

28.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bishopville Employment Status

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bishopville 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

83.73%

Born in South Carolina

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.04% of Bishopville residents were born in the United States, with 83.73% having been born in South Carolina. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,895-44-1.50%
20192,939-44-1.48%
20182,983-54-1.78%
20173,037-44-1.43%
20163,081-136-4.23%
20153,217-51-1.56%
20143,268-26-0.79%
20133,294-48-1.44%
20123,342-56-1.65%
20113,398-70-2.02%
20103,468-202-0.56%
20003,6701100.30%
19903,5601310.38%
19803,429250.07%
19703,404-182-0.52%
19603,5865101.55%
19503,076810.27%
19402,9950.00%