|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bethune is 315. Bethune, South Carolina is the 14,966th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bethune was in 1990, when its population was 416. In 1990, Bethune was the 13,882nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,966th largest city in the US. Bethune is currently 24.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bethune has shrunk 7.8% since the year 2000. Bethune, South Carolina's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14961||Iron Gate, Virginia||316||-21.5%|
|14964||Sportsmen Acres, Oklahoma||316||54.9%|
|14965||St. Thomas, North Dakota||316||-28.9%|
|14966||Bethune, South Carolina||315||-7.8%|
|14969||Fort Supply, Oklahoma||315||-3.6%|
|14971||McClusky, North Dakota||315||-23.3%|
|14972||Mountain Park, Oklahoma||315||-19.0%|
The total voting age population of Bethune, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 204. The voting age population is 44.6% male and 55.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 31.5% of the residents of Bethune are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bethune are 83.5% White, 15.7% Black and 0.8% American Indian.
In Bethune, 22.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 50.0%. On a per-household basis, 18.7% of families are below the poverty line in Bethune.
Among those aged 16 and older, 33.3% of Bethune residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.8% of Bethune residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.8% have a bachelor's degree and 10.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bethune residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bethune is 15.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bethune, 40.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bethune is $33,750.
In Bethune, 83.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 16.9% of housing units in Bethune.
Of all the housing units in Bethune, 23.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Bethune, 5.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bethune is $775.
In Bethune, 66.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.