Bishopville, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 3,670. Estimated population in 2021: 3,831 (+4.4% change)
Males: 1,612 (43.9%), Females: 2,058 (56.1%)

Lee County

Zip code: 29010

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $24,400
Median house value: $57,800

Races in Bishopville:

  • Black (65.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (32.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (7.7%), United States (6.3%), German (5.0%), Irish (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Elevation: 226 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bishopville

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishopville city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

3.1% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -118 (-3.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bishopville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bishopville:

  • SHAW AFB (about 23 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 37 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 43 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bishopville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bishopville:

  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 54 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 56 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)

Schools

Public high schools in Bishopville:

  • LEE CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 829; Location: 1800 WISACKY ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Students: 107; Location: 1204 E. CHURCH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEE COUNTY CAREER/TECH CENTER (Location: 310 ROLAND STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Bishopville:

  • ROBERT E LEE ACADEMY (Students: 605; Location: 630 N COUSAR ST. P O BOX 488; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bishopville:

  • BISHOPVILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 573; Location: 603 NORTH DENNIS AVENUE; Grades: PK – 03)
  • DENNIS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 436; Location: 21 ROLAND ST.; Grades: 04 – 06)

Libraries

Library in Bishopville:

  • LEE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $189,439; Location: 102 NORTH MAIN STREET; 28,613 books; 143 audio materials; 597 video materials; 210 serial subscriptions)

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