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People

Total Population 8,834
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,502
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 32.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,864
% Above Poverty Level 64.6%
% Below Poverty Level 35.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $590
Median House Value $79,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 3.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bennettsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles SW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Marlboro
Standard Zip Codes 29512
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.617
Longitude -79.685

Bennettsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MCCOLL 3 NNW
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station CHERAW
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station HAMLET
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blenheim 137 $44,063
Cheraw 5,800 $35,997
Clio 665 $46,250
McColl 2,399 $28,816
Patrick 439 $31,667
Society Hill 560 $43,304

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bennettsville Public Libraries

Library
Marlboro County Library
200 JOHN CORRY ROAD
Bennettsville, South Carolina
(843) 479-5630

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Bennettsville Hospitals

MARLBORO PARK HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
PO BOX 738
(843) 479-2881
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bennettsville High Schools

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MARLBORO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
951 FAYETTEVILLE AVE EXT
843-479-5900
Serves 1,426 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

EVANS CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
610 HIGHWAY 9 WEST
843-479-4181
A Non-traditional School

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