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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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Myrtle Beach Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
35,682

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.2%
5 - 17:
13.0%
18 - 24:
5.8%
25 - 34:
13.4%
35 - 54:
24.5%
55 - 64:
15.2%
Over 65 Years:
20.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
2.9%
2.9%
89.3%
89.3%
30.4%
30.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Myrtle Beach
USA
$30,443
$30,443
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Myrtle Beach
USA
$43,378
$43,378
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.4%

Employment Industries in Myrtle Beach

 
Accommodation
Construction
Retail
Healthcare
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Administration
Other
Education
Arts
Real estate
Manufacturing
Public Service
Transportation
21.6%
21.6%
12.8%
12.8%
11.8%
11.8%
9.5%
9.5%
6.4%
6.4%
5.5%
5.5%
5.4%
5.4%
5.3%
5.3%
4.1%
4.1%
3.9%
3.9%
3.7%
3.7%
3.1%
3.1%
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
64.7%
64.7%
15.3%
15.3%
15.3%
15.3%
2.6%
2.6%
2.0%
2.0%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
German
English
Italian
European
Scottish
Polish
Scots-Irish
Russian
French
Jamaican
Brazilian
British
Dutch
Albanian
Norwegian
Portuguese
Swedish
Slovak
Czech
10.4%
10.4%
10.1%
10.1%
10.1%
10.1%
4.4%
4.4%
4.1%
4.1%
2.8%
2.8%
2.6%
2.6%
2.1%
2.1%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Other Indo-European
German/Yiddish
Vietnamese
Chinese
Russian
Pacific Island languages
Other Asian languages
Slavic languages
Native American languages
Polish
West Germanic languages
African languages
Arabic
Tagalog
Serbo-Croatian
Greek
Portuguese
Italian
84.1%
84.1%
10.7%
10.7%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Myrtle Beach Residents:
12.9%