North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Population 2019

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina's estimated population is 16,573 according to the most recent United States census estimates. North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the 29th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 774.89 people/mi² (299.18 people/km²).

The overall median age is 58 years, 58.9 years for males, and 57.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.04 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is $54,283, while the mean household income is $73,731.

North Myrtle Beach Sc Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Myrtle Beach Sc was:

  • White: 94.17%
  • Black or African American: 2.91%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina?

16,573
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201816,5732851.75%
201716,2883702.32%
201615,9184192.70%
201515,4994192.78%
201415,0803502.38%
201314,7303202.22%
201214,4102601.84%
201114,1502561.84%
201013,8942,9202.39%
200010,9742,3382.42%
19908,6364,6768.11%
19803,9601,9607.07%
19702,0000.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018480,89117,5053.64%
2017463,38615,9723.45%
2016447,41416,2473.63%
2015431,16715,1513.51%
2014416,01612,3632.97%
2013403,65310,4342.58%
2012393,2197,6771.95%
2011385,5427,2201.87%
2010378,3220.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,606
Black or African American452
Asian203
Two or More Races120
American Indian and Alaska Native106
Some Other Race23

North Myrtle Beach Sc Population Pyramid 2019

North Myrtle Beach Sc Median Age

58


Total

58.9


Male

57.4


Female

North Myrtle Beach Sc Adults

There are 13,901 adults, (5,271 of whom are seniors) in North Myrtle Beach Sc.

North Myrtle Beach Sc Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

61.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Myrtle Beach Sc Sex Ratio

Female

8,001

51.59%

Male

7,509

48.41%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Households and Families

North Myrtle Beach Sc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Myrtle Beach Sc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family62%38%
Male52.3%47.7%
Female48.7%51.3%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6062.0470.6
Married3,9452.4680.3
Non Family3,0991.2662
Female4133.2348.7
Male1493.7452.3

2.52

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Myrtle Beach Sc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2902.18%
9th to 12th Grade6554.92%
High School Graduate3,45725.98%
Some College3,17123.83%
Associates Degree1,1008.27%
Bachelors Degree2,93122.03%
Graduate Degree1,70112.78%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,38011,7534,420
Black389287116
Hispanic280986
Asian1128768
Multiple Races69606
Native American646416
Other Race1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,414$36,298$26,872
Less Than High School$17,279$18,728$
High School Grad$25,278$30,154$20,455
Some College$28,167$35,588$23,125
Bachelors Degree$43,545$52,426$33,669
Graduate Degree$52,560$54,643$50,069

$30,414

Average Earnings

$36,298

Average Male

$26,872

Average Female

North Myrtle Beach Sc Language

North Myrtle Beach Sc Language by Age

North Myrtle Beach Sc Language

95.37% of North Myrtle Beach Sc residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

North Myrtle Beach Sc Poverty

North Myrtle Beach Sc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0811,2789.08%
Hispanic47336476.96%
Black44612127.13%
Multiple1205445.00%
Asian2033617.73%
Native1061917.92%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.50%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Myrtle Beach Sc

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Myrtle Beach Sc is Hispanic, with 76.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Myrtle Beach Sc is White, with 9.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.95%
Some College10.30%
High School9.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.46%
Female Employed10.87%
Female Unemployed10.11%
Male Employed7.02%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Income

North Myrtle Beach Sc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,283$73,731
Families$65,206$87,964
Married Families$72,672-
Non Families$39,425$52,001

North Myrtle Beach Sc Marital Status

North Myrtle Beach Sc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

North Myrtle Beach Sc Married by Age and Sex

North Myrtle Beach Sc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

North Myrtle Beach Sc Marital Status by Race

North Myrtle Beach Sc Veterans

1,661

Number of Veterans

1,558

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam904
Korea188
First Gulf War175
Second Gulf War133
World War II74

North Myrtle Beach Sc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,61212.24%
Black338.48%
Indian914.06%
2 or More710.14%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Veterans by Education

2.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Myrtle Beach Sc Employment Status

49.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

North Myrtle Beach Sc Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

20.18%

Born in South Carolina

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

3.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.03% of North Myrtle Beach Sc residents were born in the United States, with 20.18% having been born in South Carolina. 3.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.