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About Surfside Beach
Surfside Beach is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 3,976 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Surfside Beach is the 95th largest community in South Carolina.
Surfside Beach real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Surfside Beach house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Surfside Beach is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Surfside Beach is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Surfside Beach who work in sales jobs (21.42%), office and administrative support (10.00%) and food service (7.93%).
Another notable thing is that Surfside Beach is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Surfside 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Surfside Beach doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Surfside Beach is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.34% of adults in Surfside Beach have a college degree.
The per capita income in Surfside Beach in 2010 was $25,752, 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 $103,008 for a family of four. However, Surfside Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Surfside Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Surfside Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Surfside Beach include English, Irish, German, Italian, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Surfside Beach is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|SURFSIDE BEACH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,866|
|SURFSIDE BEACH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.74%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.27%|
|TYPE OF SURFSIDE BEACH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||56.03%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.24%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||23.77%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||15.73%|
|SIZE OF SURFSIDE BEACH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.59%|
|AGE OF SURFSIDE BEACH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||17.08%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||65.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.89%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.37%|
|SURFSIDE BEACH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$234,447|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$771|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||3.37%|
|$43,001 - $87,000||5.70%|
|$87,001 - $173,000||19.52%|
|$173,001 - $260,000||28.92%|
|$260,001 - $346,000||20.72%|
|$346,001 - $433,000||14.22%|
|$433,001 - $649,000||7.55%|
|$649,001 - $866,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF SURFSIDE BEACH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.95%|
|5 TO 17||10.37%|
|18 TO 24||6.72%|
|25 TO 34||10.37%|
|35 TO 54||27.57%|
|55 TO 64||19.42%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.60%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.10%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$41,926|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,752|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (14.26%)
Public Service (8.70%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.50%)
Real estate (3.85%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.86%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.39%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.73%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.30%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (19.54%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (96.77%)
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