SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Bethune, SC

Bethune, SC is located in Kershaw County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Bethune is about 350 with about 122 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,440.

The Average Home Value is $75,000.00, which is roughly 45% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 60% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $28,352.00, which is roughly 39% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 51% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Bethune is about 12.3%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Kershaw County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 37.97% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 60.87%
Democratic: 37.76%
Libertarian: 1.02%
Green: 0.27%
Other: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Mc Bee, SC (7.87 mi.)
Cassatt, SC (9.57 mi.)
Kershaw, SC (9.72 mi.)
Jefferson, SC (10.78 mi.)
Westville, SC (13.26 mi.)
Camden, SC (15.85 mi.)
Wisacky, SC (15.85 mi.)
Bishopville, SC (15.85 mi.)
Hartsville, SC (16.96 mi.)
Patrick, SC (18.87 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29009
Latitude : 34.445598
Longitude : -80.384544
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 412 ft.
Area Code(s) : 843

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 50.12%
Female Population Estimate : 49.88%
Median Age : 44.5
Male Median Age : 41.6
Female Median Age : 46.9

White Population Estimate : 68.61%
Black Population Estimate : 30.33%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.68%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.45%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.74%
Other Population Estimate : 1.02%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Bethune specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Kershaw County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Kershaw County: About 349 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Kershaw County is about 38% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 18% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.