myrtle beach Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,301 7.3 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 6,244 35.2 % 32.8 %
Some College 4,432 25.0 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 3,898 22.0 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,873 10.6 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 15,228 85.8 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 4,934 27.8 % 27.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 28,455 - -
19 years old and under 5,590 19.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 10,114 35.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 7,752 27.2 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 4,999 17.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 21,641 85.8 % 84.8 %
Spanish 3,393 13.5 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 179 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,434 31.5 % 33.2 %
Married 4,989 45.7 % 50.6 %
Separated 449 4.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,040 18.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 23,369 - -
Occupied Housing Units 12,222 52.3 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 11,147 47.7 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,949 29.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,813 7.8 % 5.8 %
2-Units 647 2.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,421 6.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,556 10.9 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 2,273 9.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 6,616 28.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 1,082 4.6 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 12 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,667 15.7 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 6,238 26.7 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 4,217 18.0 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,817 7.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,951 8.3 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 175 0.7 % 13.1 %
Electric 11,206 48.0 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 7 0.0 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 822 3.5 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 133 0.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 15 0.1 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 9 0.0 % 0.4 %
None 30 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 21,933 79.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 3,563 12.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 229 0.8 % 0.8 %
Asian 456 1.6 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 1,568 5.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 37,064 53,657
Median Family Income 52,767 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 26,949 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.06 %
  • Temperature 87.58 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.9 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 15.77
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.13 %
6.0 0.10 %
7.0 0.03 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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