Myrtle Beach Information

Myrtle Beach Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Myrtle Beach, SC

General Myrtle Beach Information

State: South Carolina

County: Horry County

Close cities: North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Murrells Inlet, SC, Conway, SC, Loris, SC, Hemingway, SC, Galivants-Ferry, SC, Pawleys Island, SC

Myrtle Beach Population (census data)
Total 29,971 (+26.3% since 2000)
Male 15,206 (50.7%)
Female 14,765 (49.3%)

Population Density: 1,786 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 90.8 (US Avg is 100)

Myrtle Beach Elevation: 30 feet above sea level

Land Area: 16.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,033

Zip Codes: 29578, 29572, 29577, 29588, 29579, 29587, and 29575.

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Myrtle Beach Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (79.2%)
  • Black (12.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (12.8%)
  • Irish (11.8%)
  • German (11.0%)
  • United States (10.0%)
  • Italian (5.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 1,904 people (6.4%)
  • Latin America (50.6%)
  • Asia (24.7%)
  • Europe (24.7%)

Local Myrtle Beach Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: , Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: The Citadel, Charleston Southern University, College of Charleston, Coastal Carolina University

Myrtle Beach School Information

High Schools
Carolina Forest High School (700 Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29579 - Horry County School District District)
Myrtle Beach High School (3300 Central Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Socastee High School (4900 Socastee Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29575 - Horry County School District District)
Middle Schools
Carolina Forest Middle (700 Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29579 - Horry County School District District)
Forestbrook Middle School (4430 Gator Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29579 - Horry County School District District)
Myrtle Beach Middle School (950 Seahawk Way, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Ocean Bay Middle (902 International Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29759 - Horry District)
St. James Middle School (9775 Street James Road, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Carolina Forest Elementary (285 East Perry Road, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Forestbrook Elementary School (4000 Panthers Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Lakewood Elementary School (1675 Highway 396, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29575 - Horry County School District District)
Myrtle Beach Elementary School (3101 Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Ocean Bay Elementary (950 International Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29759 - Horry District)
Palmetto Bays Elementary (8900 Highway 544, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29588 - Horry County School District District)
Socastee Elementary (4950 Socastee Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29575 - Horry County School District District)
St. James Elementary School (9711 Street James Road, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29575 - Horry County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Academy For Arts Science & Technology (900 79th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Bridgewater Academy (Charter) (316 Bush Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29579 - Horry County School District District)
Myrtle Beach Intermediate School (3301 Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)
Myrtle Beach Primary (612 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 - Horry County School District District)

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