In 2020, Horry County, SC had a population of 344k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $51,570. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Horry County, SC grew from 332,172 to 344,186, a 3.62% increase and its median household income grew from $50,704 to $51,570, a 1.71% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Horry County, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.45%), Other (Hispanic) (1.88%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%).
None of the households in Horry County, SC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.4% of the residents in Horry County, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Horry County, SC are Coastal Carolina University (2,312 degrees awarded in 2020), Horry-Georgetown Technical College (1,561 degrees), and Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Conway (243 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Horry County, SC was $187,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.8%. Most people in Horry County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Horry County, SC was 2 cars per household.