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Population (year 2000): 11,788. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,442 (+14.0% change)
Males: 5,353 (45.4%), Females: 6,435 (54.6%)

Horry County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $32,155 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,900 (year 2000)

Conway, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Conway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.9%)
  • Black (41.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.6%), English (7.5%), German (6.7%), Irish (6.6%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

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Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles

Conway,

For population 25 years and over in Conway

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Conway city

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

2.0% Foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,630 (+16.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Wilmington, (83.0 miles pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (139.9 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (503.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hill, SC (4.5 miles Red SC (10.2 miles Forestbrook, SC (11.4 miles Socastee, SC (11.9 miles Bucksport, SC Aynor, (14.9 miles Beach, SC Myrtle (15.5 miles Beach, SC Surfside (16.8 miles City, SC Garden (17.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 38 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2004: 104 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2005: 152 buildings, average cost: $114,900

Latitude: 33.84 N, Longitude: 79.06 W

Area code: 843


Conway, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Retail trade (16.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,224 (+61.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,995 (40.3%)


 

Crime in Conway by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 1
    per 100,000 17.0 8.5 8.5
Rapes 6 9 8
    per 100,000 50.9 76.3 67.9
Robberies 37 27 38
    per 100,000 313.9 229.0 322.4
Assaults 127 111 82
    per 100,000 1077.4 941.6 695.6
Burglaries 235 224 186
    per 100,000 1993.6 1900.2 1577.9
Thefts 962 1,081 1,069
    per 100,000 8160.8 9170.3 9068.5
Auto thefts 69 83 53
    per 100,000 585.3 704.1 449.6
859.8 852.2 780.6


Average climate in Conway, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Conway,

Conway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Conway city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Hivera Green - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Tim Jennings - College basketball player (Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs).


Main business address for: CNB CORP /SC/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Conway:
  • CONWAY HOSPITAL INC (300 SINGLETON RIDGE ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Conway:
  • GRAND STRAND REG MED CENTER (about 15 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; LORIS, SC)
  • MARION COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 33 miles; MARION, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Conway:
  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 16 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; ID: MYR)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 52 miles; FLORENCE, SC; ID: FLO)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 80 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: FAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Conway:
  • CONWAY-HORRY COUNTY (about 5 miles; CONWAY, SC; ID: HYW)
  • TWIN CITY (about 23 miles; LORIS, SC; ID: 5J9)
  • GRAND STRAND (about 24 miles; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; ID: CRE)

Amtrak station:
CONWAY (1101 3RD AVE.) - Bus Station

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12 $27,936 $27,936 2 $1,798
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,955 $29,730 1 $1,448
Police Protection - Officers 46 $117,913 $30,759 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $22,516 $19,299 0 $0
Firefighters 22 $59,027 $32,196 2 $850
Solid Waste Management 9 $19,122 $25,496 0 $0
Water Supply 23 $51,537 $26,888 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 9 $18,115 $24,153 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,154 $25,848 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $28,844 $26,625 0 $0
Other Government Administration 12 $36,139 $36,139 8 $6,024
Parks and Recreation 7 $15,575 $26,700 4 $1,840
Health 0 $0   1 $585
Totals for Government 170 $403,836 $28,506 18 $12,545


Colleges/Universities in Conway:
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,067; Location: 755 HWY 544; Public; Website: www.coastal.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,315; Location: PO BOX 261966; Public; Website: www.hor.tec.sc.us)
  • NORTH AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AVIATION (FT enrollment: 130; Location: CONWAY-HORRY CO AIRPORT 1700 Airport Road; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.NAIASC.COM)
  • CONWAY SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 335 FOUR MILE RD; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Conway:
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 58 miles; FLORENCE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 60 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,806)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,550)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (about 86 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 8,996)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 4,815)
Public high schools in Conway:
  • CONWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,465; Location: 2201 CHURCH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • AYNOR CONWAY CAREER CENTER (Location: 335 FOUR MILE RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Conway:
  • CONWAY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 391; Location: POB 1245; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Conway:
  • WHITTEMORE PARK MIDDLE (Students: 724; Location: 1808 RHUE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOMEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 2701 N MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CONWAY ELEMENTARY/PRIMARY (Students: 659; Location: 304 TWELFTH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WACCAMAW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 251 CLARIDY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH CONWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 3001 4TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CONWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 534; Location: 1104 ELM STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KINGSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 2694 HIGHWAY #905; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PEE DEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 485; Location: 3521 JUNIPER BAY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Conway:
  • A TOUCH OF CHRIST CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 85; Location: 1672 HWY 905; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Conway:
  • HORRY COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,182,306; Location: 1008 5TH AVENUE; 262,687 books; 14,070 audio materials; 6,839 video materials; 1,094 serial subscriptions)
 

Conway compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Conway:
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Conway:
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W203BG (88.5 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • W241AE (96.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMBJ (88.3 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSYN (106.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEA (100.3 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Conway:
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWSC-LP (Channel 28; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: WWSC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)

 

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