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, Bishopville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bishopville are a mix 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 (12.84%), sales jobs (12.45%), and healthcare suport services (10.69%).
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.
In Bishopville, just 9.46% 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 Bishopville in 2010 was $13,513, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,052 for a family of four. Bishopville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 50.09% 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 Irish, German, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bishopville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.