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Population in 2012: 8,873 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 

Males: 4,358  (49.1%)
Females: 4,515  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29512.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,436 (it was $22,389 in 2000)
Bennettsville:

$25,436
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,781

Bennettsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,852 (it was $55,200 in 2000)
Bennettsville:

$81,852
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,338; Detached houses: $112,573; Mobile homes: $30,413

Median gross rent in 2012: $514.

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  • Black alone - 6,022 (66.3%)
  • White alone - 2,757 (30.3%)
  • Hispanic - 146 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 59 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.5%)

Races in Bennettsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bennettsville: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (7.3%), German (5.1%), English (4.6%), Irish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 5.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,587 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bennettsville:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bennettsville city:

  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

175 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Bennettsville, South Carolina as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bennettsville to the number of sex offenders is 222 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $404 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (53.3 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (76.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (447.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tatum, SC (2.4 miles) , Blenheim, SC (2.8 miles) , Clio, SC (2.9 miles ), McColl, SC (2.9 miles ), Gibson, NC (3.3 miles ), Scotch Meadows, NC (3.3 miles ), Wallace, SC (3.3 miles) , Society Hill, SC (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $124,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.62 N, Longitude: 79.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,151 (+12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 978 (36.6%)

Area code: 843

Bennettsville household income distribution Bennettsville home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bennettsville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 32021121431
per 100,000 31.121.30.021.310.59.222.611.244.732.711.1
Rapes 223710447242
per 100,000 20.721.331.974.6105.336.745.278.222.443.622.1
Robberies 1917121919142719181414
per 100,000 196.9181.2127.5202.4200.1128.5304.9212.1201.3152.6155.0
Assaults 1501441501541581671489696108126
per 100,000 1554.61535.21594.01640.71663.91532.41671.61071.91073.71177.11394.7
Burglaries 1251341081181061311191189010997
per 100,000 1295.51428.61147.71257.21116.31202.11344.01317.61006.61188.01073.7
Thefts 450506428395459525441367353471431
per 100,000 4663.75394.54548.44208.44833.64817.44980.84097.83948.15133.54770.9
Auto thefts 3117201611231414131215
per 100,000 321.3181.2212.5170.5115.8211.0158.1156.3145.4130.8166.0
Arson N/A0522263343
per 100,000 N/A0.053.121.321.118.467.833.533.643.633.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 774.6774.2682.0784.3802.6707.3837.8650.7641.5701.1664.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bennettsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Bennettsville, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bennettsville-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 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 F4 tornado 4.9 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.

Earthquake activity:

Bennettsville-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.9 miles away from Bennettsville center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marlboro County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Hugh McColl - Banker, Frank E. Willis - Mayor, Marian Wright Edelman - African s' rights activist, Anthony Cook (American football) - Football player, Casaan Breeden - College basketball player (Florida State Seminoles), Jim Odom - Baseball umpire.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bennettsville:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BENNETTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, 1104 FRANK W EVANS WAY)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 405 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • HELPING HANDS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 309 B EAST MAIN STREET)
  • MARLBORO PARK HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1138 CHERAW HIGHWAY)
  • DUNDEE MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, 710 15-401 BYPASS, WEST)

Political contributions by individuals in Bennettsville, SC

Airports located in Bennettsville:

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: www.bennettsvillesc.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bennettsville:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 28 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,088)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 28 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Francis Marion University (about 30 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 54 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 55 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 69 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 69 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)

Private high school in Bennettsville:

  • MARLBORO ACADEMY (Students: 308; Location: 1035 BENNETTSVILLE FIRE TOW RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Bennettsville:

  • DEPICAM CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 15; Location: 633 STATE ST EXT; Grades: 1 - 11)

Library in Bennettsville:

  • MARLBORO COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $335,950; Location: 200 JOHN CORRY ROAD; 56,911 books; 1,498 audio materials; 1,939 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • MARLBORO ACADEMY is ALSO a private primary/middle school facility. added by Sunnie S.

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Notable locations in Bennettsville: Bennettsville Fire Department Northside (A), Bennettsville Fire Department Downtown (B), Evans Correctional Institute (C), Bennettsville City Hall (D), Marlboro County Courthouse (E), Marlboro County Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bi-Lo Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bennettsville include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Washington Temple (B), Calvary Church (C), Evans Church (D), Free Will Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Thomas Memorial Church (G), Shiloh Church (H), Beulah Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Oak Ridge Cemetery (2), McCall Cemetery (3), Sunset Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Wallace (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lilly Quick Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bennettsville: Bennettsville Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Harrison Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 104 West Main Street).

Hotels: Howard Johnson Express Inn (I-95 & Route 9), Bypass Motel (571 15-401 Bypass West), Marlboro Inn (130 15-401 Bypass West), Ellerbe House (411 West Main Street), Main Street Executive Suites (218 East Main Street), Breeden Inn Main House (404 East Main Street).

Courts: Marlboro County - Courts- Family Court Payment Clerk (Courthouse), Marlboro County - Courts- Clerk Of Court (Courthouse), Bennettsville City - Municipal Court (103 East Market Street).

 
Marlboro County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.09971

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bennettsville and their reported violations in the past:

BENNETTSVILLE CITY OF (Population served: 10275, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2003), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2003), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2003), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARLBORO WATER CO (Population served: 4669, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-1995), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-1996)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.8%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 40.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 43.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bennettsville, SC

People in group quarters in Bennettsville in 2010:

  • 1,583 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bennettsville in 2000:

  • 1,316 people in state prisons
  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Bennettsville compared to South Carolina state average:

Bennettsville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bennettsville (2011 data):

  • Carolina Bank & Trust Co.: Bennettsville Drive-In Branch at Us Highway 15 And 401 By-Pass, branch established on 1988/03/21; Bennettsville Branch at 301 East Main Street, branch established on 1960/11/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.5 mil, Deposits: $314.2 mil, headquarters in Lamar, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: First Carolina Bancshares Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Bennettsville Branch at 314 East Main Street, branch established on 1993/05/17. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bennettsville Main at 145 Broad Street, branch established on 1963/07/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Capital Bank: at 207 Highway 15-401 By-Pass East, branch established on 1999/09/27. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $62.0 mil, Deposits: $55.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bennettsville, South Carolina:

  • Marlboro Inn, Hwy 15 & 401 Byp, Bennettsville, SC 29902 , Phone: (843) 479-4051
  • Best Western-Bennettsville, 213 Us Hwy 15/401, Bennettsville, SC 29512 , Phone: (843) 479-1700, Fax: (843) 479-4190
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bennettsville, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bennettsville travel time to work - commute


Bennettsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Bennettsville city (based on Marlboro County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.65%
Here39.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents45.7%28.4%7.1%5.2%3.5%
Congregations53.0%16.7%7.6%6.1%3.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baha'i The Wesleyan ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%2.2%2.0%1.4%1.2%
Congregations4.5%-3.0%1.5%4.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Marlboro County:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Marlboro County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marlboro County:

13.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,319$39,1660$0
Other Government Administration 23$54,467$28,4180$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,334$28,0080$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$96,986$36,3700$0
Police - Other 3$6,711$26,8441$790
Firefighters 9$29,280$39,0400$0
Solid Waste Management 24$52,321$26,1610$0
Sewerage 7$22,410$38,4170$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,402$33,6083$3,410
Water Supply 11$34,530$37,6690$0
Electric Power 3$11,072$44,2880$0
Gas Supply 3$9,392$37,5680$0
Other and Unallocable 8$19,678$29,5170$0
Totals for Government 132$363,902$33,0824$4,200

Bennettsville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,111,000 ($914.12)
    Gas Utilities: $6,628,000 ($746.99)
    Police Protection: $1,824,000 ($205.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,330,000 ($149.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $858,000 ($96.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $546,000 ($61.53)
    Central Staff Services: $401,000 ($45.19)
    Financial Administration: $325,000 ($36.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $200,000 ($22.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($4.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000 ($39.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,751,000 ($197.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,513,000 ($508.62)

Bennettsville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,678,000 ($189.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $751,000 ($84.64)
    All Other: $60,000 ($6.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $27,000 ($3.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $212,000 ($23.89)
    Interest Earnings: $195,000 ($21.98)
    Sale of Property: $30,000 ($3.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($2.70)
    Rents: $20,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,368,000 ($943.09)
    Gas Utilities: $6,091,000 ($686.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,459,000 ($164.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $726,000 ($81.82)
    All Other: $686,000 ($77.31)
    General Local Government Support: $251,000 ($28.29)
  • Tax - Property: $946,000 ($106.62)
    Other License: $663,000 ($74.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $617,000 ($69.54)
    Public Utility License: $76,000 ($8.57)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $22,000 ($2.48)

Bennettsville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,660,000 ($1088.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,275,000 ($1045.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000 ($62.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000 ($47.90)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $385,000 ($43.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($14.65)

Bennettsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,000 ($7.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,513,000 ($846.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,275,000 ($1045.31)

4.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Scotland County, NC  0.60% ($22,259 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.58% ($23,946)
from Dillon County, SC  0.24% ($21,565)


5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.86% ($25,119 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.55% ($24,444)
to Dillon County, SC  0.38% ($22,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bennettsville:

  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRE (1420 AM; 1 kW; CHERAW, SC; Owner: ORR BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)

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)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bennettsville, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 61
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Bennettsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $239,000
Total average daily traffic: 14,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 752
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 21,330


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 135
  • Hazardous Condition: 21
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Bennettsville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bennettsville, SC

Most common first names in Bennettsville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25566.6 years
John19768.4 years
Mary16876.5 years
Willie12868.3 years
Annie11876.2 years
William11570.0 years
Robert8064.8 years
Charles6364.4 years
Henry5775.0 years
Thomas5569.4 years
Most common last names in Bennettsville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Quick15470.9 years
Williams13572.7 years
Brown11868.6 years
Smith11171.9 years
Moore9372.6 years
Thomas8367.8 years
Covington8072.3 years
Johnson7770.7 years
Jackson6372.1 years
Jones6170.8 years
Businesses in Bennettsville, SC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dale Hutchins (1)
  • Robert B. Fowler (1)
  • Weldon Seals (1)
  • Shinichi Murata (1)
  • Sabrina Dixon-Garrett (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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