Bishopville, SC

Bishopville profile

Living in Bishopville

Bishopville is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,017 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bishopville is the 102nd largest community in South Carolina.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Bishopville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.12% of the Bishopville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Bishopville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bishopville who work in office and administrative support (17.00%), healthcare suport services (9.44%), and sales jobs (6.93%).

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

The percentage of people in Bishopville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.67% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bishopville in 2018 was $15,172, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,688 for a family of four. Bishopville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.45% 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, English, Irish, German, and European.

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