Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
480,891
3.6% 1-year growth
Median Age
48.7

Median Household Income
$51,580
5.86% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$194,700
5.47% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC had a population of 481k people with a median age of 48.7 and a median household income of $51,580. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC grew from 464,165 to 480,891, a 3.6% increase and its median household income grew from $48,727 to $51,580, a 5.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.35%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.15%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%). NaNk% of the people in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are Coastal Carolina University (2,116 degrees awarded in 2017), Horry-Georgetown Technical College (1,551 degrees), and Brunswick Community College (481 degrees).

The median property value in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is $194,700, and the homeownership rate is 76.7%. Most people in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is 2 cars per household.

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC borders Georgetown, SC, Lumberton, NC, and Wilmington, NC.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Carolina and North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Carolina and North Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in South Carolina and North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 51.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (44.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.62%). The most partisan county was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Lindsey Graham, Tim Scott, Richard Burr, and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing the state of South Carolina and North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is currently represented by 20 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for South Carolina and North Carolina
51.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in South Carolina and North Carolina
  1. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in South Carolina and North Carolina was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in South Carolina and North Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from South Carolina and North Carolina

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Lindsey Graham
Senator from South Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Tim Scott
Senator from South Carolina3
Assumed office on January 2, 2013
Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Lindsey Graham, Tim Scott, Richard Burr, and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing South Carolina and North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in South Carolina and North Carolina over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Carolina and North Carolina

South Carolina and North Carolina is currently represented by 20 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is home to a population of 481k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 6.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (379k people) in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 60.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 20.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    379k ± 487
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    60.1k ± 1.73k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    20.9k ± 2.17k
5.74%
Hispanic Population
27.6k people

In 2018, there were 6.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (379k people) in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 60.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 20.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.74% of the people in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are hispanic (27.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

49
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was 48.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC residents was 48.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    292,095 ± 17,724 people
  2. India
    89,021 ± 9,781 people
  3. Honduras
    43,492 ± 7,038 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Carolina and North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 292,095 South Carolina and North Carolina residents, followed by India with 89,021 and Honduras with 43,492.

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Citizenship

97.3%
2018 Citizenship
97.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.3% of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    19,595 ± 1,720
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,764 ± 1,425
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,214 ± 1,069

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is $51,580. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was Union County, NC with a value of $80,337, followed by Wake County, NC and Chatham County, NC, with respective values of $79,970 and $74,959.

Males in South Carolina have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,129. The income inequality in South Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,552. The income inequality in North Carolina is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC employs N/A people. The largest industries in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are Retail Trade (31,586 people), Accommodation & Food Services (31,498 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23,007 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,360), Utilities ($60,951), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,060).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,580
2018 value
± $1,466
5.86%
1 Year Growth
± 4.34%

Households in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC have a median annual income of $51,580, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,727 in 2017, which represents a 5.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,728
Average Male Salary in South Carolina
± $1,565
$44,129
Average Female Salary in South Carolina
± $1,115
$62,551
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,091
$47,552
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $846

In 2018, full-time male employees in South Carolina made 1.35 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in South Carolina and North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Carolina
  1. Asian
    $66,551 ± $4,420
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $53,592 ± $28,568
  3. White
    $52,871 ± $810
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in South Carolina
  1. Asian
    $58,374 ± $10,504
  2. White
    $51,299 ± $1,155
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $40,072 ± $12,512

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Carolina.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in South Carolina.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in South Carolina and North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is from South Carolina and North Carolina.
0.464
2018 Wage GINI in South Carolina
0.466
2017 Wage GINI in South Carolina
0.47
2018 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.473
2017 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2018, the income inequality in South Carolina was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.279% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Carolina in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 and income inequality had a 0.556% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Carolina and North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was Union County, NC with a value of $80,337, followed by Wake County, NC and Chatham County, NC, with respective values of $79,970 and $74,959.

The following map shows all of the counties in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,088), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($57,013), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($51,238).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, are Retail Trade (31,586 people), Accommodation & Food Services (31,498 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23,007 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, though some of these residents may live in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (31,586 people), Accommodation & Food Services (31,498 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23,007 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (2.02 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.88 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,360), Utilities ($60,951), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,060).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina and South Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina and South Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $62B
  2. $49.7B
  3. $40.1B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina and South Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $62B, followed by Machinery ($49.7B) and Pharmaceuticals ($40.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina and North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B
2015 Value in South Carolina
$244B
Projected 2045 Value in South Carolina
49.4% growth
$407B
2015 Value in North Carolina
$632B
Projected 2045 Value in North Carolina
55.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound North Carolina trade was $407B. This is expected to increase 55.4% to $632B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina and South Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina and South Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $38.8B
  2. $29.3B
  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina and South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $38.8B, followed by Virginia with $29.3B and Ohio and $20.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina and South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC awarded 4,662 degrees. The student population of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is skewed towards women, with 8,305 male students and 12,112 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are White (3,319 and 71.9%), followed by Black or African American (883 and 19.1%), Hispanic or Latino (182 and 3.94%), and Two or More Races (132 and 2.86%).

The largest universities in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC by number of degrees awarded are Coastal Carolina University (2,116 and 45.4%), Horry-Georgetown Technical College (1,551 and 33.3%), and Brunswick Community College (481 and 10.3%).

The most popular majors in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (817 and 17.5%), General Business Administration & Management (256 and 5.49%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (162 and 3.47%).

The median tuition costs in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,020 and $25,692 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 147 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 186 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 162 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 147 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,116 degrees awarded
  2. 1,551 degrees awarded
  3. 481 degrees awarded
$11,020
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Coastal Carolina University with 2,116 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,865
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,797
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,865 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, which is 0.667 times less than the 2,797 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,319 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    883 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    182 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC were to White students. These 3,319 degrees mean that there were 3.76 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 883 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was $194,700 in 2018, which is 0.848 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $184,600 to $194,700, a 5.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is 76.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$194,700
2018 Median
± $6,969
$184,600
2017 Median
± $5,490

In 2018, the median property value in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC grew to to $194,700 from the previous year's value of $184,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$51,580
Median Household Income
± $1,466
188k
Number of Households
± 7,130

In 2018, the median household income of the 188k households in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC grew to $51,580 from the previous year's value of $48,727.

The following chart displays the households in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%
2018 Homeownership
73%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 76.7% of the housing units in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.5%
  2. Carpooled
    8.26%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.46%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC was Drove Alone (81.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.26%) and those who Worked At Home (6.46%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in South Carolina was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1417 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1410 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1829 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Carolina
1,417 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,417 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1,410 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in South Carolina and North Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in South Carolina
$7,264
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Carolina

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.1% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina and North Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina and North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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