Town of Bethune News

Four businesses in Kershaw County had more than 500 employees in 2016

There were four businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had more than 500 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

99 businesses in Kershaw County had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There were 99 businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Two businesses in Kershaw County had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016

There were two businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had between 250 and 499 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

244 businesses in Kershaw County had between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 244 businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

637 businesses in Kershaw County had fewer than five employees in 2016

There were 637 businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

15 businesses in Kershaw County had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016

There were 15 businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

148 businesses in Kershaw County had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were 148 businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

34 businesses in Kershaw County had between 50 and 99 employees in 2016

There were 34 businesses with addresses in Kershaw County zip codes that had between 50 and 99 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Median business size in 29009 in 2016: less than 5 employees

The median business size in South Carolina ZIP code 29009 in 2016 was less than five employees, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

63.6% unemployed in Bethune in 2017

63.6 percent of Bethune residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in South Carolina ZIP 29009 stay unchanged in 2018

There were 40 total OASDI widow and parent beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29009 in 2018, the same number as in 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

6% of households in Bethune received food stamps in 2017

Bethune ranked 340th in South Carolina for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29009 remains the same in 2018

There were 130 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29009 in 2018, which is unchanged from 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

14 businesses in 29009 had fewer than five employees in 2016

There were 14 businesses in South Carolina zip code 29009 that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

11 businesses in 29009 had between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 11 businesses in South Carolina zip code 29009 that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Three businesses in 29009 had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were three businesses in South Carolina zip code 29009 that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

One business in 29009 had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016

There was one business in South Carolina zip code 29009 that had between 100 and 249 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: More women than men in Bethune in 2017

Of the 264 people living in Bethune in 2017, 54.9 percent (145) were women and 45.1 percent (119) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

Bethune ranked 164th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Bethune ranked 164th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29009 increases in 2018

There were 535 total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29009 in 2018, a 0.9 percent increase over 2017, which had only 530 total retired beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

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