Batesburg-Leesville is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 5,441 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Batesburg-Leesville is the 73rd largest community in South Carolina.
Batesburg-Leesville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Batesburg-Leesville is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Batesburg-Leesville who work in teaching (13.27%), office and administrative support (10.04%), and sales jobs (9.69%).
As is often the case in a small town, Batesburg-Leesville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Batesburg-Leesville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.71% of adults in Batesburg-Leesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Batesburg-Leesville in 2010 was $18,793, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,172 for a family of four. Batesburg-Leesville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.94% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Batesburg-Leesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Batesburg-Leesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Batesburg-Leesville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Batesburg-Leesville include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Batesburg-Leesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.