Horry County, SC - Demographics

2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics Horry South Carolina United States
Total Population 279,309 4,703,928 312,796,426
Square Miles 1,280.41 32,678.58 N / A
Population Density 246.3 156.5 88.6
1990 Population 144,106 3,488,908 248,704,247
2000 Population 196,656 4,012,001 281,421,535
2010 Population 269,291 4,625,364 308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) 310,348 4,965,738 324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 93.82% 34.83% 25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 42.03% 17.25% 11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 3.72% 1.70% 1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 11.11% 5.57% 3.73%
Population Male 48.63% 48.62% 49.00%
Population Female 51.37% 51.38% 51.00%
Median Age 41.7 38.3 37.5
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Horry South Carolina United States
Males Never Married 31.14% 33.14% 34.10%
Males Married 58.36% 55.02% 53.97%
Males Widowed 2.82% 2.67% 2.52%
Males Divorced 7.68% 9.17% 9.41%
Females Never Married 26.24% 29.01% 28.42%
Females Married 54.75% 50.58% 51.02%
Females Widowed 8.80% 9.42% 8.76%
Females Divorced 10.21% 10.99% 11.80%
2012 Population by Age Horry South Carolina United States
Median Age 41.7 38.3 37.5
Age 0 to 5 6.49% 7.59% 7.55%
Age 6 to 11 6.72% 7.64% 7.94%
Age 12 to 17 6.40% 7.75% 8.26%
Age 18 to 24 10.56% 10.43% 9.99%
Age 25 to 34 11.79% 12.47% 13.08%
Age 35 to 44 12.05% 12.67% 12.94%
Age 45 to 54 14.17% 14.40% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 15.14% 13.24% 12.43%
Age 65 to 74 10.62% 8.47% 7.29%
Age 75 to 84 4.63% 3.87% 4.11%
Age 85+ 1.43% 1.48% 1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age Horry South Carolina United States
Male Median Age 40.2 37 36.2
Aged 0 to 5 Years 6.64% 7.87% 7.87%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 6.94% 7.92% 8.26%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 6.63% 8.16% 8.65%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 11.04% 10.79% 10.35%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 12.40% 12.71% 13.24%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 6.64% 7.87% 7.87%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 13.52% 14.41% 14.65%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 14.33% 12.82% 12.23%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 11.02% 8.22% 6.95%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 4.26% 3.32% 3.57%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.06% 0.94% 1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age Horry South Carolina United States
Female Median Age 43.1 39.5 38.6
Aged 0 to 5 Years 6.35% 7.32% 7.25%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 6.51% 7.38% 7.63%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 6.18% 7.36% 7.89%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 10.11% 10.09% 9.64%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 11.21% 12.24% 12.91%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 6.35% 7.32% 7.25%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 14.79% 14.40% 14.64%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 15.91% 13.63% 12.63%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 10.25% 8.71% 7.61%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 4.98% 4.39% 4.63%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.79% 1.98% 2.32%
2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Horry South Carolina United States
White Population 79.73% 66.20% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 12.87% 27.68% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.52% 0.43% 0.96%
Asian Population 1.28% 1.36% 5.30%
Multi-racial Population 2.17% 1.85% 3.13%
Other Population 3.43% 2.49% 6.05%
Population Hispanic 6.56% 5.43% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 93.44% 94.57% 83.09%
2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Horry South Carolina United States
Did Not Complete High School 12.47% 15.13% 13.90%
Completed High School 32.91% 30.26% 27.74%
Some College 22.31% 20.59% 21.45%
Completed Associate Degree 8.70% 8.65% 7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree 15.05% 16.23% 18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree 6.10% 6.75% 7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Horry South Carolina United States
Education Index 134 54 100
Public Pre-school 0.59% 0.84% 0.89%
Private Pre-school 0.40% 0.73% 0.71%
Public School Kindergarten 1.36% 1.34% 1.23%
Private School Kindergarten 0.06% 0.22% 0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 5.17% 4.91% 4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 0.34% 0.52% 0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 3.86% 4.70% 4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 0.29% 0.54% 0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 4.04% 5.14% 5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 0.24% 0.50% 0.55%
Public Undergraduate College 5.12% 4.74% 4.91%
Private Undergraduate College 0.40% 1.30% 1.40%
Public Graduate or Professional School 0.42% 0.82% 0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School 0.09% 0.32% 0.59%
Not Enrolled in School 77.60% 73.39% 72.24%
2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Horry South Carolina United States
Family HH 65.67% 67.56% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 34.33% 32.44% 33.49%
Married Family HH 47.50% 46.94% 48.14%
Other Family HH 18.17% 20.62% 18.37%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 5.13% 4.86% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 13.04% 15.76% 13.39%
with Children Under 18 17.01% 19.34% 21.18%
with No Children Under 18 30.49% 27.60% 26.96%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 2.94% 2.64% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 2.20% 2.22% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 8.25% 10.37% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 4.79% 5.39% 4.74%
Male Householder 15.98% 15.14% 15.74%
Female Householder 18.35% 17.30% 17.75%
2012 Household Size Statistics Horry South Carolina United States
Households 2010 112,225 1,801,181 116,716,292
Households 2000 81,815 1,533,865 105,479,959
Households 1990 55,675 1,259,355 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 127,555 1,936,242 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 3.56% 1.57% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 42.05% 19.27% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 108.74% 45.27% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.38 2.5 2.58
Median Household Size 2.62 2.68 2.71
1 Person 25.27% 26.50% 26.63%
2 Person 39.78% 34.49% 32.86%
3 Person 15.88% 16.90% 16.08%
4 Person 11.12% 13.02% 13.27%
5 Person 5.19% 5.56% 6.46%
6 Person 1.63% 2.18% 2.69%
7 or More Person 1.14% 1.35% 2.01%
2012 Number of Vehicles per Household Horry South Carolina United States
Households, Median Vehicles 2.3 2.3 2.2
No Vehicles 4.33% 6.88% 9.08%
1 Vehicle 30.95% 32.88% 33.50%
2 Vehicle 45.83% 38.81% 37.45%
3 Vehicle 13.78% 15.12% 13.98%
4+ Vehicle 5.12% 6.31% 5.99%
2012 Move In Date by Year Horry South Carolina United States
Households 116,218 1,829,493 118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years 9 11 11
Moved in 2005 or Later 49.88% 42.12% 41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 21.30% 19.17% 20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 16.85% 18.14% 18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 6.18% 8.76% 8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 3.49% 6.48% 5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier 2.30% 5.33% 4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics Horry South Carolina United States
Total Units 197,231 2,180,433 133,667,681
Occupied Units 58.92% 83.91% 88.30%
Vacant Units 41.08% 16.09% 11.70%
Owner Occupied Units 39.95% 57.57% 57.08%
Renter Occupied Units 18.98% 26.33% 31.22%
Vacant Units 41.08% 16.09% 11.70%
Vacant Units For Rent 20.24% 27.32% 27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale 5.50% 10.80% 12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal 68.02% 34.60% 31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 5.06% 23.67% 24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built Horry South Carolina United States
Housing, Units 197,231 2,180,433 133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built 1991 1984 1974
Built 2005 or Later 9.72% 7.79% 5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 19.25% 12.43% 9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 25.32% 20.68% 14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 23.20% 16.94% 14.10%
Built 1970 to 1979 12.45% 16.46% 16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 4.16% 9.57% 11.20%
Built 1950 to 1959 3.12% 7.46% 11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 1.17% 3.55% 5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier 1.60% 5.11% 13.47%
2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Horry South Carolina United States
Owner Occupied Units 78,784 1,255,319 76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 65.88% 66.26% 69.50%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 34.12% 33.74% 30.50%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households $179,080 $141,645 $191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 2.61% 2.34% 1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 1.29% 1.83% 0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 1.57% 1.49% 0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 1.11% 1.46% 0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 1.10% 1.25% 0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 2.09% 1.55% 0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 0.86% 1.24% 0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 1.66% 2.63% 1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 1.77% 3.36% 2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 1.52% 3.54% 2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 2.46% 4.05% 2.90%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 2.64% 4.72% 3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 2.39% 4.43% 3.20%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 7.21% 10.13% 7.92%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 7.21% 10.13% 7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 6.24% 8.97% 7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 12.08% 9.56% 8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 8.66% 6.15% 6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 14.96% 9.49% 10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 8.73% 6.08% 8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 10.26% 6.79% 10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 3.65% 3.15% 6.10%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 3.31% 3.22% 7.20%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 0.93% 1.09% 2.60%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 0.92% 1.46% 2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates Horry South Carolina United States
Rental Occupied Units 37,434 574,174 41,730,955
Median Rent $672 $571 $730
Housing Rent less than $250 5.93% 8.71% 6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 14.71% 27.24% 16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 38.14% 30.81% 26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 22.77% 13.98% 19.50%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 8.05% 4.79% 10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 2.18% 1.80% 5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 0.91% 1.31% 5.60%
Housing Rent $2,000+ 1.10% 0.86% 3.23%
No Cash Rent 6.21% 10.51% 5.66%
2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Horry South Carolina United States
Employed Civilian Males 28.75% 27.88% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 28.11% 27.29% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.09% 0.81% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.01% 0.23% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 3.39% 3.47% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 3.28% 3.18% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 16.08% 15.66% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 20.29% 21.49% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Horry South Carolina United States
White Collar 77.86% 71.71% 75.24%
Blue Collar 22.14% 28.29% 24.76%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 11.29% 13.50% 15.41%
Professional and Related 15.83% 19.74% 21.58%
Sales and Office 31.48% 24.76% 24.37%
Service 24.24% 18.55% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.50% 0.56% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 10.71% 9.56% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 5.95% 13.32% 11.90%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population
(Age 16+)
Horry South Carolina United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 69.28% 68.08% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 6.13% 3.70% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 5.70% 6.11% 8.20%
Local Government Workers 7.59% 6.70% 7.88%
State Government Workers 5.12% 7.27% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 1.15% 2.51% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.91% 5.48% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Horry South Carolina United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.72% 0.99% 1.35%
Mining 0.07% 0.06% 0.52%
Construction 9.72% 7.42% 6.45%
Manufacturing 3.41% 12.91% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 1.84% 2.76% 2.82%
Retail Trade 15.09% 12.13% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 2.31% 3.56% 4.14%
Utilities 0.80% 1.21% 0.88%
Information 1.69% 1.73% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 3.99% 4.21% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 3.19% 2.05% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 4.68% 4.98% 6.53%
Management 0.02% 0.06% 0.11%
Administration 5.33% 4.46% 4.11%
Educational Services 8.40% 9.44% 9.70%
Health Care and Social Assistance 10.39% 12.40% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4.08% 1.59% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 15.76% 8.22% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.94% 4.83% 4.92%
Public Administration 3.58% 4.96% 5.05%
2012 Travel Time to Work Horry South Carolina United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 34% 28% 28%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 40% 40% 37%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 22% 26% 28%
Travel Time 60-89 Min 2% 3% 6%
Travel Time 90+ Min 2% 2% 3%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work Horry South Carolina United States
Car to Work 93.51% 92.48% 85.93%
Motorcycle to Work 0.24% 0.19% 0.22%
Bicycle to Work 0.57% 0.29% 0.55%
Walk to Work 0.94% 1.74% 2.85%
Public Transportation to Work 0.28% 0.66% 5.12%
Other Transportation to Work 1.44% 1.03% 0.88%
Work at Home 3.03% 3.60% 4.45%
2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Horry South Carolina United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 100,023 1,521,827 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.07% 0.28% 0.14%
Mining 0.05% 0.07% 0.45%
Utilities 0.18% 0.90% 0.58%
Construction 6.70% 5.67% 5.44%
Manufacturing 2.89% 14.72% 10.30%
Wholesale Trade 2.55% 4.01% 5.10%
Retail Trade 20.79% 14.50% 13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing 1.11% 3.50% 3.64%
Information 2.08% 2.60% 2.97%
Finance and Insurance 3.72% 4.66% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6.01% 1.81% 1.90%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 3.49% 4.89% 6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.67% 1.59% 2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 5.70% 6.64% 6.42%
Educational Services 0.41% 1.89% 2.57%
Health Care and Social Assistance 10.88% 13.66% 15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4.35% 1.58% 1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services 23.84% 11.94% 10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.50% 5.09% 4.73%
2012 Establishments by NAICS Code Horry South Carolina United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 100,023 1,521,827 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.20% 0.51% 0.29%
Mining 0.05% 0.08% 0.35%
Utilities 0.05% 0.32% 0.23%
Construction 11.83% 10.25% 9.64%
Manufacturing 1.95% 4.01% 4.16%
Wholesale Trade 3.33% 4.74% 5.62%
Retail Trade 20.08% 17.43% 14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing 1.56% 2.42% 2.83%
Information 1.19% 1.31% 1.81%
Finance and Insurance 5.84% 7.42% 6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 7.03% 4.72% 4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 7.95% 9.35% 11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.31% 0.58% 0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 5.48% 5.23% 5.15%
Educational Services 0.67% 1.00% 1.20%
Health Care and Social Assistance 7.71% 9.25% 10.80%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.57% 1.47% 1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services 14.02% 9.15% 8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 8.19% 10.75% 9.78%
2012 Household Income Statistics Horry South Carolina United States
Total Area Household Income $7,498,490,660 $118,643,764,744 $9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income $47,724 $48,712 $57,639
Average Household Income $64,521 $64,851 $77,190
Per Capita Household Income $26,847 $25,222 $29,126
Income Less than $15,000 12.33% 14.41% 11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 11.40% 11.32% 9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 12.42% 11.08% 9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 16.32% 14.43% 13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 19.06% 18.15% 18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 12.23% 12.24% 12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 6.60% 7.49% 8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 3.64% 4.18% 5.40%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 3.03% 3.48% 5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over 2.96% 3.24% 5.34%
2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) Horry South Carolina United States
All Items - CPI 211 211 213
Education and Communications CPI 124 124 125
Food and Beverages CPI 220 220 219
Housing CPI 215 215 218
Medical Care CPI 368 368 367
Other Goods and Services CPI 354 354 349
Recreation CPI 114 114 114
Transportation CPI 169 169 175
2012 Retail Sales Statistics Horry South Carolina United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) $6,382,734,000 $65,319,633,000 $4,690,741,823,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales 7.85% 7.56% 6.40%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales 8.86% 4.80% 4.81%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales 1.56% 1.78% 2.15%
Food and Beverage Store Sales 9.44% 12.44% 13.07%
Food Services 15.80% 11.02% 10.71%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales 11.21% 15.83% 11.22%
General Merchandise Store Sales 16.35% 14.77% 13.54%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales 4.26% 6.05% 5.77%
Home Furnishings Store Sales 2.74% 1.95% 1.94%
Miscellaneous Store Sales 2.69% 2.59% 2.60%
Nonstore Purchases Sales 1.75% 2.44% 8.50%
Sporting Goods Store Sales 2.24% 1.53% 1.91%

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