North Myrtle Beach, SC - Demographics

2012 Population Growth and Population Statistics North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Total Population 12,261 4,703,928 312,796,426
Square Miles 18.06 32,678.58 N / A
Population Density 679 156.5 88.6
1990 Population 8,835 3,488,908 248,704,247
2000 Population 10,307 4,012,001 281,421,535
2010 Population 11,815 4,625,364 308,745,538
5 Year Population Projection (2017) 13,632 4,965,738 324,478,770
Population Change Since 1990 38.78% 34.83% 25.77%
Population Change Since 2000 18.96% 17.25% 11.15%
Population Change Since 2010 3.77% 1.70% 1.31%
Forecasted Population Change by 2017 11.18% 5.57% 3.73%
Population Male 49.06% 48.62% 49.00%
Population Female 50.94% 51.38% 51.00%
Median Age 52.2 38.3 37.5
2012 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Males Never Married 21.29% 33.14% 34.10%
Males Married 64.31% 55.02% 53.97%
Males Widowed 3.52% 2.67% 2.52%
Males Divorced 10.88% 9.17% 9.41%
Females Never Married 15.96% 29.01% 28.42%
Females Married 60.18% 50.58% 51.02%
Females Widowed 12.95% 9.42% 8.76%
Females Divorced 10.90% 10.99% 11.80%
2012 Population by Age North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Median Age 52.2 38.3 37.5
Age 0 to 5 4.22% 7.59% 7.55%
Age 6 to 11 4.10% 7.64% 7.94%
Age 12 to 17 3.91% 7.75% 8.26%
Age 18 to 24 6.97% 10.43% 9.99%
Age 25 to 34 9.04% 12.47% 13.08%
Age 35 to 44 10.01% 12.67% 12.94%
Age 45 to 54 14.08% 14.40% 14.64%
Age 55 to 64 22.30% 13.24% 12.43%
Age 65 to 74 16.64% 8.47% 7.29%
Age 75 to 84 6.61% 3.87% 4.11%
Age 85+ 2.14% 1.48% 1.77%
2012 Male Population by Age North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Male Median Age 51.3 37 36.2
Aged 0 to 5 Years 4.15% 7.87% 7.87%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 3.77% 7.92% 8.26%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 3.71% 8.16% 8.65%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 7.65% 10.79% 10.35%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 9.93% 12.71% 13.24%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 4.15% 7.87% 7.87%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 13.15% 14.41% 14.65%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 20.85% 12.82% 12.23%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 17.61% 8.22% 6.95%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 6.72% 3.32% 3.57%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.71% 0.94% 1.19%
2012 Female Population by Age North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Female Median Age 53 39.5 38.6
Aged 0 to 5 Years 4.26% 7.32% 7.25%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 4.43% 7.38% 7.63%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 4.08% 7.36% 7.89%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 6.28% 10.09% 9.64%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 8.12% 12.24% 12.91%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 4.26% 7.32% 7.25%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 15.00% 14.40% 14.64%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 23.71% 13.63% 12.63%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 15.77% 8.71% 7.61%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 6.53% 4.39% 4.63%
Aged 85 Years and Older 2.55% 1.98% 2.32%
2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
White Population 87.39% 66.20% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 5.08% 27.68% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.62% 0.43% 0.96%
Asian Population 1.07% 1.36% 5.30%
Multi-racial Population 1.83% 1.85% 3.13%
Other Population 4.00% 2.49% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 7.45% 5.43% 16.91%
Population Non Hispanic 92.55% 94.57% 83.09%
2012 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Did Not Complete High School 7.66% 15.13% 13.90%
Completed High School 27.40% 30.26% 27.74%
Some College 23.91% 20.59% 21.45%
Completed Associate Degree 8.48% 8.65% 7.76%
Completed Bachelors Degree 19.62% 16.23% 18.25%
Completed Graduate Degree 10.38% 6.75% 7.67%
2012 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Education Index 98 54 100
Public Pre-school 0.25% 0.84% 0.89%
Private Pre-school 0.40% 0.73% 0.71%
Public School Kindergarten 0.17% 1.34% 1.23%
Private School Kindergarten 0.14% 0.22% 0.18%
Public School Grades 1 through 4 2.85% 4.91% 4.93%
Private School Grades 1 through 4 0.46% 0.52% 0.56%
Public School Grades 5 through 8 1.95% 4.70% 4.91%
Private School Grades 5 through 8 0.09% 0.54% 0.56%
Public School Grades 9 through 12 3.62% 5.14% 5.51%
Private School Grades 9 through 12 0.31% 0.50% 0.55%
Public Undergraduate College 1.79% 4.74% 4.91%
Private Undergraduate College 0.45% 1.30% 1.40%
Public Graduate or Professional School 1.79% 0.82% 0.83%
Private Graduate or Professional School 0.45% 0.32% 0.59%
Not Enrolled in School 86.97% 73.39% 72.24%
2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Family HH 58.25% 67.56% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 41.75% 32.44% 33.49%
Married Family HH 44.69% 46.94% 48.14%
Other Family HH 13.55% 20.62% 18.37%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 4.68% 4.86% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 8.87% 15.76% 13.39%
with Children Under 18 9.22% 19.34% 21.18%
with No Children Under 18 35.47% 27.60% 26.96%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 2.34% 2.64% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 2.34% 2.22% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 4.91% 10.37% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 3.96% 5.39% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 19.84% 15.14% 15.74%
Female Householder 21.92% 17.30% 17.75%
2012 Household Size Statistics North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Households 2010 5,765 1,801,181 116,716,292
Households 2000 5,021 1,533,865 105,479,959
Households 1990 4,024 1,259,355 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 6,553 1,936,242 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 3.58% 1.57% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 18.94% 19.27% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 48.42% 45.27% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.05 2.5 2.58
Median Household Size 2.39 2.68 2.71
1 Person 32.71% 26.50% 26.63%
2 Person 44.74% 34.49% 32.86%
3 Person 11.66% 16.90% 16.08%
4 Person 6.06% 13.02% 13.27%
5 Person 3.22% 5.56% 6.46%
6 Person 1.04% 2.18% 2.69%
7 or More Person 0.57% 1.35% 2.01%
2012 Number of Vehicles per Household North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Households, Median Vehicles 2.2 2.3 2.2
No Vehicles 4.07% 6.88% 9.08%
1 Vehicle 37.38% 32.88% 33.50%
2 Vehicle 41.97% 38.81% 37.45%
3 Vehicle 10.96% 15.12% 13.98%
4+ Vehicle 5.62% 6.31% 5.99%
2012 Move In Date by Year North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Households 5,972 1,829,493 118,025,427
Household, Median Length of Residence in Years 11 11 11
Moved in 2005 or Later 40.98% 42.12% 41.51%
Moved in 2000 to 2004 24.12% 19.17% 20.15%
Moved in 1990 to 1999 21.96% 18.14% 18.66%
Moved in 1980 to 1989 8.35% 8.76% 8.86%
Moved in 1970 to 1979 3.01% 6.48% 5.92%
Moved in 1969 or Earlier 1.58% 5.33% 4.91%
2012 Housing Occupancy Statistics North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Total Units 24,941 2,180,433 133,667,681
Occupied Units 23.94% 83.91% 88.30%
Vacant Units 76.06% 16.09% 11.70%
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units 16.01% 57.57% 57.08%
Renter Occupied Units 7.93% 26.33% 31.22%
Vacant Units 76.06% 16.09% 11.70%
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent 14.88% 27.32% 27.35%
Vacant Units For Sale 2.23% 10.80% 12.74%
Vacant Units Seasonal 80.58% 34.60% 31.14%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 1.71% 23.67% 24.61%
2012 Housing Statistic Year Built North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Housing, Units 24,941 2,180,433 133,667,681
Housing, Median Year Built 1989 1984 1974
Built 2005 or Later 4.79% 7.79% 5.25%
Built 2000 to 2004 21.01% 12.43% 9.12%
Built 1990 to 1999 20.80% 20.68% 14.08%
Built 1980 to 1989 31.73% 16.94% 14.10%
Built 1970 to 1979 11.33% 16.46% 16.11%
Built 1960 to 1969 5.24% 9.57% 11.20%
Built 1950 to 1959 3.41% 7.46% 11.04%
Built 1940 to 1949 1.49% 3.55% 5.63%
Built 1939 or Earlier 0.21% 5.11% 13.47%
2012 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Owner Occupied Units 3,993 1,255,319 76,294,472
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 59.44% 66.26% 69.50%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 40.56% 33.74% 30.50%
Housing, Median Value Owner Households $280,931 $141,645 $191,717
Home Valued at Less than $10,000 1.00% 2.34% 1.33%
Home Valued at $10,000-$14,999 0.97% 1.83% 0.93%
Home Valued at $15,000-$19,999 0.61% 1.49% 0.84%
Home Valued at $20,000-$24,999 0.91% 1.46% 0.85%
Home Valued at $25,000-$29,999 0.27% 1.25% 0.79%
Home Valued at $30,000-$34,999 1.00% 1.55% 0.92%
Home Valued at $35,000-$39,999 0.19% 1.24% 0.72%
Home Valued at $40,000-$49,999 1.12% 2.63% 1.76%
Home Valued at $50,000-$59,999 0.69% 3.36% 2.13%
Home Valued at $60,000-$69,999 0.24% 3.54% 2.46%
Home Valued at $70,000-$79,999 1.53% 4.05% 2.90%
Home Valued at $80,000-$89,999 1.01% 4.72% 3.46%
Home Valued at $90,000-$99,999 0.89% 4.43% 3.20%
Home Valued at $100,000-$124,999 5.16% 10.13% 7.92%
Home Valued at $125,000-$149,999 4.46% 8.97% 7.08%
Home Valued at $150,000-$174,999 8.27% 9.56% 8.65%
Home Valued at $175,000-$199,999 5.47% 6.15% 6.07%
Home Valued at $200,000-$249,999 12.57% 9.49% 10.69%
Home Valued at $250,000-$299,999 6.71% 6.08% 8.07%
Home Valued at $300,000-$399,999 24.81% 6.79% 10.91%
Home Valued at $400,000-$499,999 9.85% 3.15% 6.10%
Home Valued at $500,000-$749,999 8.90% 3.22% 7.20%
Home Valued at $750,000-$999,999 2.23% 1.09% 2.60%
Home Valued at More than $1,000,000 1.13% 1.46% 2.43%
2012 Housing Rental Rates North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Rental Occupied Units 1,979 574,174 41,730,955
Median Rent $766 $571 $730
Housing Rent less than $250 1.53% 8.71% 6.36%
Housing Rent $250-$499 8.30% 27.24% 16.47%
Housing Rent $500-$749 35.13% 30.81% 26.42%
Housing Rent $750-$999 39.56% 13.98% 19.50%
Housing Rent $1,000-$1,249 6.31% 4.79% 10.88%
Housing Rent $1,250-$1,499 1.47% 1.80% 5.89%
Housing Rent $1,500-$1,999 1.00% 1.31% 5.60%
Housing Rent $2,000+ 2.43% 0.86% 3.23%
No Cash Rent 4.26% 10.51% 5.66%
2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Employed Civilian Males 25.87% 27.88% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 24.56% 27.29% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.01% 0.81% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.00% 0.23% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 2.83% 3.47% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 2.74% 3.18% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 2.83% 15.66% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 2.74% 21.49% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
White Collar 83.97% 71.71% 75.24%
Blue Collar 16.03% 28.29% 24.76%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 14.89% 13.50% 15.41%
Professional and Related 17.33% 19.74% 21.58%
Sales and Office 32.94% 24.76% 24.37%
Service 21.63% 18.55% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.77% 0.56% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 8.14% 9.56% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 4.29% 13.32% 11.90%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population
(Age 16+)
North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 71.67% 68.08% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 7.24% 3.70% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 4.41% 6.11% 8.20%
Local Government Workers 5.11% 6.70% 7.88%
State Government Workers 1.59% 7.27% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 0.89% 2.51% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 8.45% 5.48% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.63% 0.16% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.75% 0.99% 1.35%
Mining 0.00% 0.06% 0.52%
Construction 10.21% 7.42% 6.45%
Manufacturing 3.44% 12.91% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 1.08% 2.76% 2.82%
Retail Trade 17.25% 12.13% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 2.47% 3.56% 4.14%
Utilities 0.36% 1.21% 0.88%
Information 1.58% 1.73% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 2.95% 4.21% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6.02% 2.05% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 5.53% 4.98% 6.53%
Management 0.00% 0.06% 0.11%
Administration 4.11% 4.46% 4.11%
Educational Services 5.98% 9.44% 9.70%
Health Care and Social Assistance 10.08% 12.40% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5.22% 1.59% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 17.22% 8.22% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3.74% 4.83% 4.92%
Public Administration 2.01% 4.96% 5.05%
2012 Travel Time to Work North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 44% 28% 28%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 35% 40% 37%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 18% 26% 28%
Travel Time 60-89 Min 3% 3% 6%
Travel Time 90+ Min 1% 2% 3%
2012 Mode of Transportation to Work North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Car to Work 85.23% 92.48% 85.93%
Motorcycle to Work 0.00% 0.19% 0.22%
Bicycle to Work 4.00% 0.29% 0.55%
Walk to Work 1.87% 1.74% 2.85%
Public Transportation to Work 0.08% 0.66% 5.12%
Other Transportation to Work 1.38% 1.03% 0.88%
Work at Home 7.44% 3.60% 4.45%
2012 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 8,092 1,521,827 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.00% 0.28% 0.14%
Mining 0.00% 0.07% 0.45%
Utilities 0.00% 0.90% 0.58%
Construction 2.54% 5.67% 5.44%
Manufacturing 0.57% 14.72% 10.30%
Wholesale Trade 0.43% 4.01% 5.10%
Retail Trade 21.82% 14.50% 13.07%
Transportation and Warehousing 0.15% 3.50% 3.64%
Information 0.44% 2.60% 2.97%
Finance and Insurance 3.07% 4.66% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 11.37% 1.81% 1.90%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 2.84% 4.89% 6.96%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.19% 1.59% 2.53%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 9.62% 6.64% 6.42%
Educational Services 0.02% 1.89% 2.57%
Health Care and Social Assistance 4.80% 13.66% 15.46%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3.77% 1.58% 1.84%
Accommodation and Food Services 33.68% 11.94% 10.29%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.70% 5.09% 4.73%
2012 Establishments by NAICS Code North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 8,092 1,521,827 113,112,248
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.00% 0.51% 0.29%
Mining 0.00% 0.08% 0.35%
Utilities 0.00% 0.32% 0.23%
Construction 6.91% 10.25% 9.64%
Manufacturing 0.86% 4.01% 4.16%
Wholesale Trade 1.69% 4.74% 5.62%
Retail Trade 25.16% 17.43% 14.54%
Transportation and Warehousing 0.75% 2.42% 2.83%
Information 0.80% 1.31% 1.81%
Finance and Insurance 6.49% 7.42% 6.56%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 10.37% 4.72% 4.75%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 5.71% 9.35% 11.36%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.14% 0.58% 0.69%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 3.72% 5.23% 5.15%
Educational Services 0.11% 1.00% 1.20%
Health Care and Social Assistance 6.13% 9.25% 10.80%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3.84% 1.47% 1.66%
Accommodation and Food Services 20.04% 9.15% 8.59%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 7.29% 10.75% 9.78%
2012 Household Income Statistics North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Total Area Household Income $71,446,482 $118,643,764,744 $9,110,376,126,223
Median Household Income $55,190 $48,712 $57,639
Average Household Income $76,493 $64,851 $77,190
Per Capita Household Income $37,426 $25,222 $29,126
Income Less than $15,000 8.09% 14.41% 11.77%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 9.22% 11.32% 9.67%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 13.43% 11.08% 9.73%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 16.43% 14.43% 13.33%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 18.62% 18.15% 18.03%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 12.37% 12.24% 12.97%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 7.24% 7.49% 8.65%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 4.93% 4.18% 5.40%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 5.36% 3.48% 5.12%
Income $200,000 and Over 4.31% 3.24% 5.34%
2012 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) North Myrtle Beach, SC 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 North Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina United States
Total Retail Sales (including Food Services) $546,011,000 $65,319,633,000 $4,690,741,823,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales 11.05% 7.56% 6.40%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales 7.79% 4.80% 4.81%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales 1.60% 1.78% 2.15%
Food and Beverage Store Sales 13.55% 12.44% 13.07%
Food Services 23.35% 11.02% 10.71%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales 8.16% 15.83% 11.22%
General Merchandise Store Sales 15.27% 14.77% 13.54%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales 4.02% 6.05% 5.77%
Home Furnishings Store Sales 2.53% 1.95% 1.94%
Miscellaneous Store Sales 2.90% 2.59% 2.60%
>Nonstore Purchases Sales 1.48% 2.44% 8.50%
Sporting Goods Store Sales 2.90% 1.53% 1.91%

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