SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach, SC is located in Horry County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Myrtle Beach is about 190,796 with about 568 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 275,579.

The Average Home Value is $205,460.00, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 8% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,949.60, which is roughly 8% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 13% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Myrtle Beach is about 8.3%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Horry County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 50.2% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 66.11%
Democratic: 32.92%
Libertarian: 0.7%
Green: 0.22%
Other: 0.05%


Nearby Locations

Ocean Drive, SC (8.05 mi.)
N Myrtle Bch, SC (8.05 mi.)
Cherry Grove, SC (8.05 mi.)
Atlantic Bch, SC (8.05 mi.)
Longs, SC (9.08 mi.)
Little River, SC (12.58 mi.)
Surfside Beach, SC (14.16 mi.)
Surfside Bch, SC (14.16 mi.)
Conway, SC (14.83 mi.)
Bucksport, SC (15.88 mi.)
Murrells Inlet, SC (17.13 mi.)
Murrells Inlt, SC (17.13 mi.)
Loris, SC (18.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29572, 29575, 29577, 29579, 29588
Latitude : 33.677688
Longitude : -79.028938
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 19 ft.
Area Code(s) : 843, 854

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.22
Male Population Estimate : 30.90%
Female Population Estimate : 31.52%
Median Age : 42.4
Male Median Age : 41.0
Female Median Age : 43.8

White Population Estimate : 53.05%
Black Population Estimate : 5.81%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.23%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.37%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.16%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.68%
Other Population Estimate : 2.98%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Myrtle Beach specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Horry County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Horry County: About 569 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Horry County is about 41% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.