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Bishopville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Bishopville had a population of 3,172 as of July 1, 2016. Bishopville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bishopville is located at latitude 34.2201 and longitude -80.2474 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bishopville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 223 feet.

The City of Bishopville (GNIS ID: 2403869) 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bishopville is located within Bishopville Division of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bishopville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bishopville, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,172
Population in Households 2,495
Population in Familes 1,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 677
Population Density1 1,357
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 1,288
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 769
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 663 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $75,094
Average Home Value $90,560


Median Household Income $17,809
Average Household Income $32,031
Per Capita Income $13,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.43% -1.12%
Households -1.49% -1.23%
Families -1.63% -1.45%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Bishopville, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bishopville to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 132 67th
Population Density1 # 73 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 249 37th
Median Household Income # 395 1st
Per Capita Income # 384 3rd

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