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About Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 28,085 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Myrtle Beach is the 14th largest community in South Carolina.
Myrtle Beach real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Myrtle Beach house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Myrtle Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Myrtle Beach is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Myrtle Beach who work in sales jobs (15.33%), food service (13.59%) and office and administrative support (11.33%).
Myrtle Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Myrtle Beach spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.08 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The overall education level of Myrtle Beach is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.87% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Myrtle Beach in 2010 was $25,881, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,524 for a family of four. However, Myrtle Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Myrtle Beach is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Myrtle Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Myrtle Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Myrtle Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Myrtle Beach include English, German, Irish, Italian and Scots-Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Myrtle Beach's cultural character, accounting for 18.77% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Myrtle Beach is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|MYRTLE BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||12,113|
|MYRTLE BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||55.36%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||44.65%|
|TYPE OF MYRTLE BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||29.29%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.75%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||47.81%|
|SIZE OF MYRTLE BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.95%|
|AGE OF MYRTLE BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||17.98%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||62.57%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||17.99%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.46%|
|MYRTLE BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$143,646|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$652|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $42,000||10.28%|
|$42,001 - $84,000||12.64%|
|$84,001 - $169,000||34.02%|
|$169,001 - $253,000||14.39%|
|$253,001 - $337,000||9.17%|
|$337,001 - $421,000||4.83%|
|$421,001 - $632,000||7.30%|
|$632,001 - $843,000||3.28%|
|PEOPLE OF MYRTLE BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.75%|
|5 TO 17||12.79%|
|18 TO 24||9.85%|
|25 TO 34||16.09%|
|35 TO 54||27.91%|
|55 TO 64||12.48%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.12%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||85.40%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$35,779|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,881|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||26.47%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (26.01%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.95%)
Real estate (3.43%)
Public Service (2.15%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.88%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.73%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.30%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||8.66%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.70%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||13.68%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (9.42%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.45%)
Other Indo-European (1.81%)
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