Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 

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Population

31,035

25% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$37,064

Avg. Home Price

$132,667

Best Places to Live in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Beach city complex / college town - Northeast South Carolina on Atlantic Coast, 20 miles from North Carolina border
Pros
-Beaches and recreation
-Entertainment
-Job growth
Cons
-Tourist sprawl
-Arts and culture
-Crime rates

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What Bert Has To Say About Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Metro Area

Myrtle Beach might be called the “northernmost city in Florida.” The wide, white, sandy beaches lined with high rise hotels and residences look just like a beach resort city in Florida. The area attracts some 15 million tourists per year. Serving this market are vast developments of chain restaurants, amusement parks, miniature golf courses, and a variety of local events.


QUICK FACTS

City: Myrtle Beach
Zip Codes: 29577 29568 29572
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Myrtle Beach is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Myrtle Beach jobs have increased by 2.33%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Myrtle Beach's cost of living is 8.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Myrtle Beach's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Myrtle Beach's population is 31,035 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.90%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Myrtle Beach is $132,667. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.60%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Myrtle Beach public schools spend $11,583 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Myrtle Beach. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Myrtle Beach

It's a good time to buy in Myrtle Beach. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Myrtle Beach Real Estate.

The median home price in Myrtle Beach is $132,667. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Myrtle Beach    52 Reviews
Myrtle Beach Sucks (If you live here) - 2/18/2018
I lived here about 10 years and I am about over it. I strongly suggest you NOT move here, especially if you are a single gay man like me. For starters, there is zero... (Read More)

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wonderful place - 10/28/2017
love the variety of restaurants and entertainment the beach offers great place to go to hang out with friends or... (Read More)

Terrible Place to Live - 8/16/2017
I have lived in Myrtle Beach for 20 years (since I was 4). I know all of the ins and outs. I know what it is like to be a child here, a teen here, and now an adult. And... (Read More)
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ZIP CODES IN MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA
29577 29568 29572