Marlboro County

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Marlboro County, South Carolina

PO Box 419
Bennettsville, SC 29512
Phone: (843) 479-5600
Fax: (843) 479-5639

On northeastern border of SC, north of Florence; organized 1798 from Cheraws District. Name Origin: For John Churchill (1650-1722), Duke of Marlborough

Area (sq mi):: 485.28 (land 479.71; water 5.57) Population per square mile: 58.40
Population 2005: 28,021 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 28,818 (White 44.30%; Black or African American 50.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,385; median household $26,598; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,841-$18,676
Unemployment (2004): 13.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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