Myrtle Beach, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
33,638
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$237,200
Median Income
$43,378
Median Rent
$924

Myrtle Beach SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
1
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Myrtle Beach, SC Crime Report

3,600
Total Crimes
10,095.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
330.34%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Myrtle Beach
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,600 10,095.9 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 492 1,379.8 530.7 387.8
Murder 6 16.8 10.5 6.5
Robbery 87 244.0 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 342 959.1 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 3,108 8,716.1 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 258 723.5 448.0 314.2
Larceny 2,617 7,339.2 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 233 653.4 282.1 246.0

Myrtle Beach, SC Cost Of Living

97
Myrtle Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Myrtle Beach South Carolina National Average
Overall 97 93 100
Services 102 98 100
Groceries 96 105 100
Health 109 95 100
Housing 90 80 100
Transportation 110 94 100
Utilities 105 105 100

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Rankings for Myrtle Beach in South Carolina

Map Of Myrtle Beach, SC

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3

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4

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5

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Population over time in Myrtle Beach

Year Population % Change
2020 33,638 5.8%
2019 31,783 3.3%
2018 30,760 2.2%
2017 30,106 3.1%
2016 29,198 2.6%
2015 28,455 2.0%
2014 27,884 1.6%
2013 27,433 1.2%
2012 27,097 1.5%
2011 26,696 -

Race / Ethnicity in Myrtle Beach

White
64.7% (21,774)
African American
15.3% (5,154)
American Indian
0.1% (40)
Asian
2.0% (672)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (12)
Two Or More
2.5% (854)
Hispanic
15.3% (5,132)
Race Myrtle Beach SC USA
White 64.7% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 15.3% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.0% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.3% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Myrtle Beach

Female
51.8% (17,426)
Male
48.2% (16,212)
Gender Myrtle Beach SC USA
Female 51.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Myrtle Beach for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,009)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,354)
High School / GED
28.0% (9,418)
Some College
20.0% (6,727)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,700)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (6,727)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,354)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,009)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (336)
Education Myrtle Beach SC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
7.8% (264,036)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (185,417)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.1% (540,149)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (417,011)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (468,635)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (572,118)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (266,878)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (329,631)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (154,159)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (165,762)
Income Myrtle Beach SC USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.1% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 5.1% 8.3%

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