Bethune, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bethune, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bethune had a population of 365 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Bethune is located at latitude 34.4142 and longitude -80.3487 in Kershaw County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bethune (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kershaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Town of Bethune (GNIS ID: 2405256) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bethune population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bethune: Lizenby, Lynchwood.

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Bethune, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 365
Population in Households 365
Population in Familes 296
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 332
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $91,912
Average Home Value $114,098
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,946
Average Household Income $40,709
Per Capita Income $17,362
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.7% 1.13%
Households 1.75% 1.21%
Families 1.11% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Bethune, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethune to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 313 21st
Population Density1 # 276 30th
Diversity Index2 # 246 38th
Median Household Income # 286 28th
Per Capita Income # 269 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.