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Population (year 2000): 9,425. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,351 (-0.8% change)
Males: 4,885 (51.8%), Females: 4,540 (48.2%)

Marlboro County

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Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $22,389 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,700 (year 2000)

Bennettsville, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Bennettsville:

  • Black (63.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), English (2.0%), Irish (1.9%), German (1.9%), Scottish (1.3%).

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Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

Bennettsville,

For population 25 years and over in Bennettsville

  • High school or higher: 60.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bennettsville city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -994 (-9.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Fayetteville, (61.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (88.5 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (485.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tatum, SC (7.0 miles) , Blenheim, SC (8.2 miles) , SC (10.1 miles Clio, SC (10.1 miles McColl, NC (11.0 miles Gibson, Hill, SC (13.6 miles Society SC (15.4 miles Cheraw, NC (17.8 miles Laurinburg,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $79,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,000

Latitude: 34.62 N, Longitude: 79.68 W

Area code: 843


Bennettsville, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (35.0%), Educational,health and social services (19.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +557 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,271 (42.4%)


 

Crime in Bennettsville by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 2 0
    per 100,000 31.8 21.2 0.0
Rapes 2 2 3
    per 100,000 21.2 21.2 31.8
Robberies 19 17 12
    per 100,000 201.6 180.4 127.3
Assaults 150 144 150
    per 100,000 1591.5 1527.9 1591.5
Burglaries 125 134 108
    per 100,000 1326.3 1421.8 1145.9
Thefts 450 506 428
    per 100,000 4774.5 5368.7 4541.1
Auto thefts 31 17 20
    per 100,000 328.9 180.4 212.2
729.2 718.1 648.1


Average climate in Bennettsville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bennettsville,

Bennettsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Bennettsville city center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Casaan Breeden - College basketball player (Florida State Seminoles).


Hospital/medical center in Bennettsville:
  • MARLBORO PARK HOSPITAL (PO BOX 738)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bennettsville:
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CHERAW, SC)
  • SANDHILLS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; HAMLET, NC)
  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; LAURINBURG, NC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bennettsville:
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 31 miles; FLORENCE, SC; ID: FLO)
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 47 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; ID: SOP)
  • POPE AFB (about 61 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: POB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bennettsville:
  • MARLBORO COUNTY JETPORT - H.E. AVENT FIELD (about 4 miles; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; ID: BBP)
  • CLIO CROP CARE (about 12 miles; CLIO, SC; ID: 9W9)
  • ROCKINGHAM-HAMLET (about 19 miles; ROCKINGHAM, NC; ID: 45J)

Amtrak station near Bennettsville:
  • 19 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14 $34,244 $29,352 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $33,051 $33,051 0 $0
Health 1 $1,756 $21,072 0 $0
Gas Supply 4 $10,180 $30,540 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $20,099 $30,148 1 $735
Water Supply 7 $18,365 $31,482 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 24 $47,758 $23,879 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $31,784 $38,140 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,646 $31,752 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 34 $97,460 $34,397 0 $0
Electric Power 7 $18,246 $31,278 0 $0
Firefighters 9 $24,808 $33,077 0 $0
Totals for Government 131 $340,396 $31,181 1 $735


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bennettsville:
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; FLORENCE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 35 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,806)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 4,815)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; SANFORD, NC; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT enrollment: 4,067)
Public high schools in Bennettsville:
  • MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,426; Location: 951 FAYETTEVILLE AVE EXT; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EVANS CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Location: 610 HIGHWAY 9 WEST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Bennettsville:
  • MARLBORO ACADEMY (Students: 309; Location: 1035 BENNETTSVILLE FIRE TOWER; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bennettsville:
  • BENNETTSVILLE PRIMARY (Students: 659; Location: 301 JEFFERSON STREET; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BENNETTSVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 572; Location: 801 COUNTRY CLUB DR.; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • BENNETTSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 495; Location: 701 CHERAW STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Bennettsville:
  • STEVEN'S CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: BOX 1196; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Bennettsville:
  • MARLBORO COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $237,039; Location: 200 JOHN CORRY ROAD; 52,285 books; 1,001 audio materials; 1,477 video materials; 77 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bennettsville: Evans Correctional Institute (A), Bennettsville City Hall (B), Marlboro County Public Library (C), Marlboro County Courthouse (D).

Shopping Center: Bi-Lo Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Bennettsville include: Calvary Church (A), Church of God (B), Saint Michael Methodist Church (C), Saint Lukes Church (D), Washington Temple (E), Saint James Church (F), Saint Denis Church (G), Thomas Memorial Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1), McCall Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3), Sunset Memorial Park (4).

Reservoir: Lake Wallace (A).

Creek: Lilly Quick Creek (A).

Park in Bennettsville: Bennettsville Historic District (1).

Post office: (A).  


Bennettsville compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bennettsville:
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bennettsville:
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Bennettsville:
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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