Bishopville, SC


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Bishopville is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,274 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bishopville is the 102nd largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bishopville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bishopville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bishopville who work in office and administrative support (18.23%), sales jobs (10.13%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.24%).

Also of interest is that Bishopville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Bishopville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Bishopville have a very low rate of college education: just 7.41% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Bishopville in 2010 was $10,196, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $40,784 for a family of four. Bishopville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.67% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Bishopville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bishopville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bishopville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Bishopville include African, Irish, German, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Bishopville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.