Facts and Figures

Bennettsville, the Marlboro County government seat, is the geographical axis between Columbia and Fayetteville (I-20 to 15-401 to Fayetteville) and Charlotte and Myrtle Beach (NC 74 to SC 52 to SC 9 to Myrtle Beach.)

Total Population 9,425
Black or African American 63.5%
White 35.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.1%
Other 0.8%
Graduate degree 4.9%
Bachelor’s degree 5.9%
Associate degree 3.8%
Some college, no degree 11.7%
High School graduate 33.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 26.9%
Less than 9th grade 13.0%
Unemployed 4.4%
Employed 41.4%
Not in labor force 54.2%