Bennettsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,730 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bennettsville is the 47th largest community in South Carolina.
Bennettsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bennettsville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bennettsville who work in office and administrative support (9.35%), sales jobs (9.23%), and food service (9.03%).
Bennettsville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Bennettsville, just 9.79% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bennettsville in 2018 was $15,702, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,808 for a family of four. Bennettsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.41% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Bennettsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bennettsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bennettsville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Bennettsville include Irish, English, German, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bennettsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.