In 2018, Horry County, SC had a population of 344k people with a median age of 46.3 and a median household income of $49,047. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Horry County, SC grew from 333,268 to 344,147, a 3.26% increase and its median household income grew from $45,680 to $49,047, a 7.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Horry County, SC are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.61%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%). 0% of the households in Horry County, SC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.8% of the residents in Horry County, SC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Horry County, SC are Coastal Carolina University (2,239 degrees awarded in 2019), Horry-Georgetown Technical College (1,514 degrees), and Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Conway (351 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Horry County, SC was $187,000, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%. Most people in Horry County, SC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Horry County, SC was 2 cars per household.