Found within zip codes: 29577
Popular real estate near Myrtle Beach, SC (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Myrtle Beach are $123,651, which is more expensive than 60.6% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina and 35.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Myrtle Beach City Center are currently $621, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.7% of the neighborhoods in South Carolina.
Myrtle Beach City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Real estate in the City Center of Myrtle Beach, SC is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Myrtle Beach City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 49.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Myrtle Beach City Center is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Myrtle Beach City Center is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In addition, 83.6% of the real estate in the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 49.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.Notable & Unique: People
Of note, 85.3% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Myrtle Beach City Center (28.4%) than in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.3% of residents in the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood buck this trend. 39.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood. In the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood has more Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry.
Myrtle Beach City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Myrtle Beach are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 85.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place. In the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood, 37.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.1%), and 12.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today. In the City Center neighborhood in Myrtle Beach, SC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (20.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (6.4%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.3%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.0%) , along with some English ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 19.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (21.2%).Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Myrtle Beach City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (56.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (28.4%) and 6.3% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$123,651|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to SC, low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density) , coastal|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings, some Single-family homes and a few Mobile homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Nautical, Hip & Trendy, Walkable and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Executive, managerial & professional|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Hispanic, some Mexican, some Black, some Italian ancestry and some Irish ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
38,534 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||65.9||53.4|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.1||1.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.3||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||62.2||54.4|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||5.4|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||85.3|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO SC*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Myrtle Beach 1 in 63
in South Carolina 1 in 175
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Myrtle Beach 1 in 7
in South Carolina 1 in 26
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