Myrtle Beach, SC
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Myrtle Beach Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Myrtle Beach Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
32,240

Age

PEOPLE OF South Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.24
5 To 17 12.56
18 To 24 7.30
25 To 34 14.94
35 To 54 26.62
55 To 64 13.70
65 Years And Over 17.62

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 85.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 26.1

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Myrtle Beach 26953 24094.96456468537 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Myrtle Beach 37023 17845.618705035973 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.9%

Employment Industries in Myrtle Beach

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Accommodation 28.3
Retail 13.3
Construction 9.1
Healthcare 8.2
Education 6.8
Other 6.0
Arts 4.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.6
Administration 3.6
Real estate 3.4
Manufacturing 2.9
Public Service 2.6
Finance 2.4


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 68.9
Black Or African American 13.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.5
Asian 1.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.4
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.4
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 13.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 12.3
English 12.2
German 11.3
Italian 5.6
Scots-Irish 3.1
Scottish 2.7
French 2.1
Polish 1.7
European 1.4
Jamaican 1.0
Dutch 0.9
Brazilian 0.8
British 0.7
Moroccan 0.7
Russian 0.6
Israeli 0.5
Norwegian 0.4
Other Subsaharan African 0.4
Portuguese 0.4
Greek 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 83.3
Spanish 10.1
Portuguese 0.9
Other Indo-European 0.8
Arabic 0.7
Vietnamese 0.7
German/Yiddish 0.7
French 0.5
Pacific Island languages 0.4
Russian 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.3
Italian 0.3
Slavic languages 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
African languages 0.2
Greek 0.1
Chinese 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Tagalog 0.0

Foreign Born Myrtle Beach Residents:
15.6%