Bishopville, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Bishopville, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Bishopville had a population of 3,173 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Bishopville, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,173
Population in Households 2,559
Population in Familes 2,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 614
Population Density2 1,358
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $18,590
Average Household Income $32,350
Per Capita Income $13,791


Total Housing Units 1,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 736 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 553 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $78,296
Average Home Value $97,087


Total Households 1,289
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 765
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.08% -0.92%
Households -1.12% -1.09%
Families -1.3% -1.26%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

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, 2018 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 # 133 67th
Population Density # 76 81st
Diversity Index # 247 38th
Median Household Income # 396 0th
Per Capita Income # 390 2nd

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