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Population (year 2000): 10,974. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,096 (+28.4% change)
Males: 5,473 (49.9%), Females: 5,501 (50.1%)

Horry County

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Median resident age: 48.1 years
Median household income: $38,787 (year 2000)
Median house value: $142,600 (year 2000)

North Myrtle Beach, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in North Myrtle Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (16.8%), English (16.5%), Irish (13.2%), United States (10.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%), Italian (5.1%).Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Myrtle Beach

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Myrtle Beach city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

4.5% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,857 (+20.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (138.1 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (491.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Beach, SC (2.8 miles Atlantic River, SC Little (5.0 miles Acres, SC (5.1 miles Briarcliffe Shores, NC (8.8 miles Carolina NC Calabash, (9.2 miles Beach, NC Sunset (12.7 miles Beach, SC Myrtle (15.7 miles Isle Beach, NC Ocean (17.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 171 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1997: 186 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1998: 215 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2000: 244 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2001: 179 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2002: 265 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2003: 391 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2004: 425 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2005: 462 buildings, average cost: $200,900

Latitude: 33.82 N, Longitude: 78.68 W

Area code: 843

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (25.7%), Retail trade (17.5%), Educational,health and social services (13.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,341 (+21.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,271 (42.2%)

Crime in North Myrtle Beach (2001):
  • 1 murder (9.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (36.0 per 100,000)
  • 32 robberies (288.0 per 100,000)
  • 49 assaults (440.9 per 100,000)
  • 252 burglaries (2267.6 per 100,000)
  • 934 thefts (8404.6 per 100,000)
  • 101 auto thefts (908.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 775.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in North Myrtle Beach (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 18 rapes (160.2 per 100,000)
  • 39 robberies (347.2 per 100,000)
  • 43 assaults (382.8 per 100,000)
  • 245 burglaries (2180.9 per 100,000)
  • 942 thefts (8385.3 per 100,000)
  • 103 auto thefts (916.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 825.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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North Myrtle Beach-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the North Myrtle Beach city center injured 46 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category 3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Matt Kyle - College basketball player (Yale Bulldogs).


Hospitals/medical centers near North Myrtle Beach:
  • GRAND STRAND REG MED CENTER (about 18 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; LORIS, SC)
  • CONWAY HOSPITAL INC (about 24 miles; CONWAY, SC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Myrtle Beach:
  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 20 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; ID: MYR)
  • WILMINGTON INTL (about 63 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; ID: ILM)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 76 miles; FLORENCE, SC; ID: FLO)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Myrtle Beach:
  • GRAND STRAND (about 3 miles; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; ID: CRE)
  • OCEAN ISLE (about 18 miles; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; ID: 60J)
  • TWIN CITY (about 22 miles; LORIS, SC; ID: 5J9)

Amtrak station near North Myrtle Beach:
  • 20 miles: MYRTLE BEACH (1100 JETPORT RD.) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 8 $31,417 $47,125 1 $1,851
Other Government Administration 23 $118,469 $61,809 7 $11,914
Financial Administration 21 $89,758 $51,290 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 16 $62,486 $46,864 0 $0
Water Supply 28 $114,995 $49,283 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 14 $51,881 $44,469 2 $2,681
Sewerage 7 $38,189 $65,466 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 27 $89,957 $39,980 0 $0
Streets and Highways 18 $65,025 $43,350 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,596
Firefighters 32 $128,642 $48,240 0 $0
Police - Other 31 $110,833 $42,903 1 $1,202
Police Protection - Officers 69 $305,990 $53,215 1 $733
Totals for Government 294 $1,207,642 $49,291 13 $19,977
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Myrtle Beach:
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT enrollment: 4,067)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,550)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (about 62 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; FT enrollment: 8,996)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 70 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,806)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; FLORENCE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; FLORENCE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,619)

Notable locations in North Myrtle Beach: Gator Hole Golf Course (A), Robbers Roost Golf Club (B), Sherwood Forest Campground (C), Camp Nixon (D), Windy Hill Antiaircraft Camp (E), Surf Golf and Beach Club (F), North Myrtle Beach City Hall (G), North Myrtle Beach Community Center (H).

Shopping Centers: North Strand Plaza Shopping Center (1), Surfwood Shopping Center (2).

Churches in North Myrtle Beach include: Pleasant Meadow Church (A), Our Lady Star of the Sea Church (B), Ocean Drive Church (C), Chapel by the Sea (D), Church of God (E), King of Glory Lutheran Church (F), Lake Side Church (G), Lakeside Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Southeastern Memorial Gardens (1).

Reservoirs and swamps: Lewis Pond (A), Prices Swamp (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salt Flat Creek (A), Eden Saltworks Creek (B), Camp Branch Run (C), Nixon Creek (D).

Parks in North Myrtle Beach include: McLean Park (1), Central Park (2).

Beaches: Windy Hill Beach (A), Cherry Grove Beach (B), Futch Beach (C).

Post offices: Cherry Grove Beach Post Office (A), Coastal Post Office (B), North Myrtle Beach Post Office (C).


North Myrtle Beach compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in North Myrtle Beach:
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNMB (900 AM; 1 kW; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in North Myrtle Beach:
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE 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)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBNU (103.7 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
TV broadcast stations around North Myrtle Beach:
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)

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