Bishopville, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,134 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 1,361  (43.4%)
Females: 1,773  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29010.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $21,319 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Bishopville:

$21,319
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,466 (it was $16,140 in 2000)

Bishopville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,029 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Bishopville:

$80,029
SC:

$161,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $655.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bishopville: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.0%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Bishopville, SC (2010)
    • 2,46270.9%Black alone
    • 90226.0%White alone
    • 401.2%Hispanic
    • 280.8%Asian alone
    • 280.8%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Bishopville, South Carolina as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bishopville is 377 to 1.


Crime rates in Bishopville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
2
(51.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
2
(57.9)
3
(89.9)
2
(60.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(123.6)
4
(125.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(51.4)
5
(126.7)
2
(51.0)
3
(77.3)
6
(159.0)
4
(113.9)
10
(289.3)
4
(119.9)
9
(273.5)
3
(92.0)
1
(30.9)
6
(187.4)
4
(129.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(899.5)
18
(456.3)
34
(867.8)
22
(567.0)
20
(530.1)
16
(455.7)
42
(1,215)
50
(1,499)
40
(1,215)
35
(1,074)
32
(988.6)
18
(562.3)
27
(874.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(1,491)
60
(1,521)
42
(1,072)
63
(1,624)
67
(1,776)
38
(1,082)
74
(2,141)
43
(1,289)
41
(1,246)
37
(1,135)
27
(834.1)
33
(1,031)
27
(874.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
200
(5,140)
213
(5,399)
190
(4,849)
135
(3,479)
175
(4,638)
129
(3,674)
248
(7,174)
185
(5,546)
161
(4,892)
124
(3,804)
132
(4,078)
109
(3,405)
114
(3,691)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(257.0)
15
(380.2)
12
(306.3)
5
(128.9)
9
(238.5)
13
(370.3)
17
(491.8)
14
(419.7)
3
(91.2)
8
(245.4)
7
(216.2)
12
(374.9)
5
(161.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(51.4)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(128.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.0)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
4
(122.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(93.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)628.6482.1553.9441.0482.6400.5852.2813.2663.9493.6606.4507.0500.2

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City-data.com crime index in Bishopville, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (5.8%), African (4.2%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 226 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Bishopville, South Carolina map

24 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $808 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $761 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,233 (+37.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 404 (39.9%)

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Bishopville, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bishopville, SC in 2017
Bishopville satellite photo by USGS

Bishopville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2005: 68 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $23,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bishopville, SC residents
Average permit cost in Bishopville, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Bishopville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.2%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Food (3.7%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Apparel (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Bishopville, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)

Average climate in Bishopville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bishopville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00055. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00055
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bishopville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 27% 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 near South Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) 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 the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 126.8 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 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 237.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bishopville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bishopville:

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

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:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 21 miles; Sumter, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 25 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Francis Marion University (about 34 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Benedict College (about 47 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 48 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 54 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Wingate University (about 54 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)

Public high schools in Bishopville:

Private high school in Bishopville:

  • ROBERT E LEE ACADEMY (Students: 443, Location: 630 COUSAR ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bishopville:

  • BISHOPVILLE PRIMARY (Students: 463, Location: 603 NORTH DENNIS AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • LEE CENTRAL MIDDLE (Location: 41 CHARLENE LANE, Grades: 6-8)
  • PEE DEE MATH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY (Location: 101 DOCS DRIVE, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Bishopville

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bishopville that have no violations reported:

  • BISHOPVILLE TOWN OF (3110001) (Population served: 3,800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Bishopville:

Marital status in Bishopville, SC
  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bishopville:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bishopville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bishopville, SC (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,42120
Mainline Protestant2,26116
Black Protestant1,5679
Other2011
Catholic--
None12,770-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

14.6%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

36.7%
State:

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

10.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.3%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.9%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bishopville:

11.5%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bishopville:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bishopville:

35.6%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Bishopville:

82.8%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bishopville, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 13$25,205$23,2660$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$36,524$33,7140$0
Other Government Administration 7$22,752$39,0037$1,581
Sewerage 6$20,847$41,6940$0
Water Supply 6$20,617$41,2340$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,831
Totals for Government 45$125,945$33,5858$3,412

Bishopville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $854,000 ($272.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $684,000 ($218.25)
    Sewerage: $622,000 ($198.47)
    Water Utilities: $579,000 ($184.75)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($75.62)
    Financial Administration: $235,000 ($74.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($7.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($16.27)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($11.17)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($7.34)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($6.06)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($2.55)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($2.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,616,000 ($515.63)

Bishopville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $684,000 ($218.25)
    Sewerage: $622,000 ($198.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $579,000 ($184.75)
  • Tax - Property: $1,020,000 ($325.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $649,000 ($207.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $62,000 ($19.78)

Bishopville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,000 ($40.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($22.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000 ($18.19)

6.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($25,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sumter County, SC  1.26% ($23,319 average AGI)
from Darlington County, SC  0.86% ($29,388)
from Kershaw County, SC  0.79% ($19,578)
Businesses in Bishopville, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1

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)
Bishopville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bishopville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.4mTotal length
  • $2,110,000Total costs
  • 240,480Total average daily traffic
  • 40,209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 280,362Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bishopville, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 141970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bishopville, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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: 05/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/23/2025, 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: 10/05/2018, Expiration Date: 11/17/2028, Registrant: South Carolina Pubilc Service Authority, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-2901, Phone: (843) 761-8000, Fax: (843) 761-4010, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HURRICANE HURRICANE 103 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 299JF , Serial Number: 749-95, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): John W Davis, 106 Cousar St, Bishopville, SC 29010
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3575X , Serial Number: 28-8090199, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Foster Fritz Smith, 538 Wisacky Hwy, Bishopville, SC 29010, Other Owners: Alva L Mccaskil
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60399 , Serial Number: 15070281, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Foster Fritz Smith, Po Box 563, Bishopville, SC 29010, Other Owners: Alva L Mccaskill
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 401A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 800FS , Serial Number: 401A0119, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Pfz Recovery LLC, 1214 Calvary Church Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/07/2018
  • Aircraft: YARBOROUGH SHEA C TORNADO II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 912SY , Serial Number: S15XXXSOHK0554, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Shea C Yarborough, 1194 Mcgee Town Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 134. The highest number of fires - 266 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bishopville, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.3%), and Structure Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bishopville, SC
    • 1,14950.3%Outside Fires
    • 50822.3%Structure Fires
    • 45119.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1757.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bishopville, SC

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

  • Econo Lodge, 1135 Sumter Hwy, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010 , Phone: (803) 428-3200, Fax: (803) 428-3200
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 27 Charlenes Ln, BISHOPVILLE, South Carolina 29010 , Phone: (803) 428-5001, Fax: (803) 428-5001
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bishopville, South Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bishopville, SC
  • 59.7%Electricity
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bishopville, SC
  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bishopville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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