Bethune, SC Population

Population: 352. Estimated population in July 2020: 362 (+2.8% change)
Males: 160 (45.5%), Females: 192 (54.5%)

Kershaw County

Zip code: 29009

Median resident age: 47.0 years
Median household income: $32,083
Median house value: $71,400

Races in Bethune:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Black (9.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)

Ancestries: United States (15.9%), English (7.7%), Scottish (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), Irish (4.0%), German (3.7%).

Elevation: 283 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bethune

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bethune town

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-15.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bethune:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bethune:

  • SHAW AFB (about 32 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 46 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 47 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bethune:

  • LEE COUNTY (about 15 miles; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: 52J)
  • HARTSVILLE RGNL (about 16 miles; HARTSVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: HVS)
  • WOODWARD FIELD (about 17 miles; CAMDEN, SC; Abbreviation: CDN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethune:

  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 53 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 55 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 55 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 58 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
Public primary/middle school in Bethune:

  • BETHUNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 302 NORWOOD STREET; Grades: KG – 05)

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