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Population in 2012: 3,367 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 

Males: 1,786  (53.1%)
Females: 1,581  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29010.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,556 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Bishopville:

$15,556
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,717

Bishopville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,963 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Bishopville:

$73,963
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,681; Detached houses: $138,126; Townhouses or other attached units: $53,246; In 2-unit structures: $89,396; Mobile homes: $67,845

Median gross rent in 2012: $401.

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  • Black alone - 2,462 (70.9%)
  • White alone - 902 (26.0%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bishopville: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (34.3%), Subsaharan African (6.0%), English (2.7%), Irish (1.9%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 226 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,426 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bishopville:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 22.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishopville city:

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Bishopville, South Carolina as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bishopville to the number of sex offenders is 116 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $539 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $584 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (45.8 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (75.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (488.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stokes Bridge-Cypress, SC (2.3 miles) , Lydia, SC (3.0 miles ), St. Charles, SC (3.1 miles) , Ashwood, SC (3.1 miles) , Lamar, SC (3.3 miles ), Lake Swamp, SC (3.8 miles) , Hartsville, SC (3.8 miles ), Bethune, SC (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2005: 68 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,058 (+30.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 179 (26.7%)

Area code: 803

Bishopville household income distribution Bishopville home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bishopville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0002010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.051.40.025.50.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000012012
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.025.551.50.028.557.9
Robberies 6101125236410
per 100,000 159.7266.0294.751.4126.751.077.3159.0113.9289.3
Assaults 22493135183422201642
per 100,000 585.61303.5830.4899.5456.3867.8567.0530.1455.71214.9
Burglaries 30358358604263673874
per 100,000 798.5931.12223.41490.61520.91072.01623.71775.81082.32140.6
Thefts 2840291200213190135175129248
per 100,000 745.31064.17795.35140.15399.24849.43479.44638.23674.27173.9
Auto thefts 7617101512591317
per 100,000 186.3159.6455.4257.0380.2306.3128.9238.5370.3491.8
Arson N/A012105021
per 100,000 N/A0.026.851.425.30.0128.90.057.028.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.3) 253.9440.7725.0600.9460.9529.5421.6461.4382.8814.7

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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 Bishopville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
South Carolina average:

2.36

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -118 (-3.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Work and jobs in Bishopville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Bishopville-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Bishopville city center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 31.2 miles away from the city center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bishopville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Bishopville center
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 29.7 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 42.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Bishopville center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.4 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 Lee County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bishopville topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry E. Brown, Jr. - Politician, Drink Small - African soul blues guitarist, Cory Peoples - Player of and football, Mike Holland (golfer) - Professional golfer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bishopville:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 289 FAIRVIEW AVE)
  • LEE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 800 W CHURCH ST PO BOX 528)
  • MCLEOD II (Hospital, 814 MCLEOD ROAD)
  • MCCOY MEMORIAL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 207 CHAPPELL DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Bishopville, SC

Airports located in Bishopville:

Operable nuclear power plant near Bishopville:

  • 15 miles: Robinson 2 in Hartsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bishopville:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 25 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,088)
  • Francis Marion University (about 34 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Benedict College (about 47 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 48 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 54 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • South Carolina State University (about 61 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • York Technical College (about 67 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high school in Bishopville:

Private high school in Bishopville:

  • ROBERT E LEE ACADEMY (Students: 644; Location: 636 COUSAR ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bishopville:

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Library in Bishopville:

  • LEE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $196,768; Location: 200 NORTH MAIN STREET; 30,555 books; 454 audio materials; 836 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 157 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Lee County Library is now located at 200 N. Main Street, Bishopville, SC 29010

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Notable locations in Bishopville: Lee County Courthouse (A), Lee County Health Center (B), Lee County Public Library (C), Lee County Rural Fire Department Headquarters (D), Lee County Rural Fire Department Bishopville (E), Bishopville Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bishopville include: Mount Hermon Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B), Bishopville Church of God (C), Bishopville Presbyterian Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Church of the Nazarene (F), New Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Shekinah Tabernacle (H), Wesley Memorial Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Denny Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bishopville include: Bishopville Commercial Historic District (1), South Main Historic District (2), Woodward Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: South Carolina Cotton Museum Inc (121 West Cedar Lane).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Bishopville (1135 Sumter Highway), Howard Johnson Express Inn (27 Charlene Ln).

 
Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 36.8. This is about average.
City:

36.8
U.S.:

34.8
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00060. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00060
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

10.6

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

BISHOPVILLE TOWN OF (Population served: 3800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-1999 and JUN-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.4%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.6% for other race residents, 98.0% 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:  60.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bishopville, SC

People in group quarters in Bishopville in 2010:

  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bishopville in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other group homes

Bishopville compared to South Carolina state average:

Bishopville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bishopville (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Bishopville Branch at 144 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/12/15. 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.
  • Synovus Bank: Bishopville Branch at 200 East Church Street, branch established on 1966/06/29. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • First Palmetto Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Bishopville Branch at 201 E Church St, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $625.7 mil, Deposits: $495.8 mil, headquarters in Camden, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

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

  • Econo Lodge, 1153 S Main St, Bishopville, SC 29010 , Phone: (803) 428-3200, Fax: (803) 428-3200
  • Econo Lodge, 1135 Sumter Hwy, Bishopville, SC 29010 , Phone: (803) 428-3200, Fax: (803) 428-3200
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bishopville, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bishopville travel time to work - commute


Bishopville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bishopville city (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.40%
Here36.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents45.4%34.9%6.7%2.9%10.1%
Congregations45.5%25.0%13.6%4.5%11.4%
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: 3
Lee County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lee County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lee County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.6%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

36.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
State:

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 2$6,178$37,0680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$9,397
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,637
Police Protection - Officers 20$33,256$19,9541$1,358
Police - Other 3$3,976$15,9040$0
Solid Waste Management 15$24,470$19,5760$0
Sewerage 7$18,219$31,2330$0
Water Supply 8$18,664$27,9961$954
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,152
Totals for Government 55$104,763$22,85714$14,498

Bishopville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $882,000 ($261.95)
    Police Protection: $694,000 ($206.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $462,000 ($137.21)
    General - Other: $261,000 ($77.52)
    Fire Protection: $209,000 ($62.07)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($57.32)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($37.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($18.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $205,000 ($60.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($9.80)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.59)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,832,000 ($544.10)

Bishopville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($62.07)
    All Other: $11,000 ($3.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $208,000 ($61.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($6.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,413,000 ($419.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $219,000 ($65.04)
  • Tax - Property: $591,000 ($175.53)
    NEC: $189,000 ($56.13)
    Public Utilities: $186,000 ($55.24)

Bishopville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,424,000 ($1016.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,355,000 ($996.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $69,000 ($20.49)

Bishopville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,803,000 ($535.49)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $191,000 ($56.73)

6.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.16%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sumter County, SC  1.66% ($26,238 average AGI)
from Darlington County, SC  0.68% ($27,767)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.59% ($27,811)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Sumter County, SC  1.60% ($23,118 average AGI)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.93% ($29,678)
to Darlington County, SC  0.60% ($24,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bishopville:

  • WAGS (1380 AM; 1 kW; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: BEAVER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHSC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJDJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: BEAVER COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bishopville:

  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WIBZ (95.5 FM; WEDGEFIELD, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Bishopville:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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

Bishopville, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 58
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
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 Bishopville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 950
Total average daily truck traffic: 47
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,340

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bishopville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bishopville, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BISHOPVILLE, 2.5 Mi W Of Hammetts Crossroads 8 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 34.149306 Lon: -80.351444), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WMK341
    Assigned Frequencies: 2121.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Bishopville, Lat: 34.217111 Lon: -80.252194, Call Sign: WQCT648, Licensee ID: L00092087
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/23/2015, Certifier: Mike Deas
    Registrant: City Of Bishopville
  • Near Lucknow Community 6 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 34.275972 Lon: -80.335889), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WAN223
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2008, Expiration Date: 11/17/2018
    Registrant: South Carolina Pubilc Service Authority, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-6101, Phone: (843) 761-8000, Fax: (843) 761-4115, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Mi Ne Of Elliott (Lat: 34.119861 Lon: -80.146444), Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: KNLR338
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005
    Registrant: O\'Connor And Hannan, L.L.P., 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20006-3483, Phone: (202) 887-1431

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bishopville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bishopville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Bishopville


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

Most common first names in Bishopville, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12668.1 years
Mary11177.4 years
Robert7769.8 years
John7672.3 years
William7372.1 years
Willie7169.8 years
Henry4971.5 years
George4273.5 years
Annie4178.8 years
Rosa3578.1 years
Most common last names in Bishopville, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown7776.7 years
Wilson6769.5 years
Davis6673.9 years
Smith5774.0 years
Thomas4673.2 years
Johnson4576.6 years
Stuckey4074.3 years
Williams3965.8 years
Bradley3969.8 years
Simon3667.8 years
Businesses in Bishopville, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1
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Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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