Living in Myrtle Beach, SC

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
32,700
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
21.6%
Median Home
$216,100
Median Income
$43,200
Median Rent
$913

Myrtle Beach SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Myrtle Beach, SC Crime Report

4,331
Total Crimes
12,424.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
401.64%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Myrtle Beach
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,331 12,424.0 3,451.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 415 1,190.5 511.3 366.7
Murder 3 8.6 9.0 5.0
Robbery 98 281.1 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 262 751.6 390.5 250.2
Property Crime 3,916 11,233.5 2,940.3 2,109.9
Burglary 304 872.1 533.4 340.5
Larceny 3,384 9,707.4 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 228 654.0 290.8 219.9

Myrtle Beach, SC Cost Of Living

99
Myrtle Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Myrtle Beach South Carolina National Average
Overall 99 94 100
Services 102 102 100
Groceries 98 102 100
Health 107 95 100
Housing 92 80 100
Transportation 108 90 100
Utilities 103 107 100

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Rankings for Myrtle Beach in South Carolina

Map Of Myrtle Beach, SC

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Population over time in Myrtle Beach

Year Population % Change
2019 32,700 2.9%
2018 31,783 3.3%
2017 30,760 2.2%
2016 30,106 3.1%
2015 29,198 2.6%
2014 28,455 2.0%
2013 27,884 1.6%
2012 27,433 1.2%
2011 27,097 1.5%
2010 26,696 -

Race / Ethnicity in Myrtle Beach

White
68.0% (22,248)
African American
14.5% (4,738)
American Indian
0.1% (42)
Asian
2.2% (708)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (165)
Two Or More
1.6% (519)
Hispanic
13.1% (4,280)
Race Myrtle Beach SC USA
White 68.0% 63.7% 60.7%
African American 14.5% 26.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 1.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.1% 5.7% 18.0%

Gender in Myrtle Beach

Female
51.9% (16,971)
Male
48.1% (15,729)
Gender Myrtle Beach SC USA
Female 51.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 48.5% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,634)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,289)
High School / GED
28.0% (9,156)
Some College
21.0% (6,867)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,270)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (6,213)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,289)
Professional Degree
2.0% (654)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (327)
Education Myrtle Beach SC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
7.6% (247,078)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (198,561)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (464,336)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (452,266)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (476,879)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (511,669)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (271,691)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (338,667)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (138,922)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (169,925)
Income Myrtle Beach SC USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 7.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 10.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 12.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 4.6% 7.7%

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