North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Population 2020

16,573

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 58.3 years, 58.5 years for males, and 58.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

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

North Myrtle Beach Sc Demographics

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

  • White: 93.71%
  • Black or African American: 2.57%
  • Asian: 2.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.03%
  • 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 Percentage
White14,86493.71%
Black or African American4082.57%
Asian3422.16%
Two or More Races1560.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.55%
Some Other Race40.03%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Population Pyramid 2020

North Myrtle Beach Sc Median Age

58.3


Total

58.5


Male

58.2


Female

North Myrtle Beach Sc Adults

There are 14,259 adults, (5,627 of whom are seniors) in North Myrtle Beach Sc.

North Myrtle Beach Sc Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Myrtle Beach Sc Sex Ratio

Female

8,164

51.47%

Male

7,698

48.53%

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
Married81.8%18.2%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family66%34%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female57.9%42.1%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6402.0773.8
Married3,9942.4881.8
Non Family3,1251.2966
Female4043.6557.9
Male1173.663.2

2.56

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Myrtle Beach Sc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2481.82%
9th to 12th Grade7405.42%
High School Graduate3,41024.99%
Some College3,24023.74%
Associates Degree1,2018.80%
Bachelors Degree3,10622.76%
Graduate Degree1,70312.48%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,52211,9024,561
Hispanic40818448
Black381274136
Asian20918141
Multiple Races807112
Native American565611
Other Race44

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 white people with a rate of 36.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,290$39,892$26,980
Less Than High School$13,947$18,464$
High School Grad$26,959$31,117$21,419
Some College$27,429$34,722$23,110
Bachelors Degree$45,500$54,922$37,500
Graduate Degree$57,344$62,969$45,147

$31,290

Average Earnings

$39,892

Average Male

$26,980

Average Female

North Myrtle Beach Sc Language

North Myrtle Beach Sc Language by Age

North Myrtle Beach Sc Language

93.23% of North Myrtle Beach Sc residents speak only English, while 6.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

North Myrtle Beach Sc Poverty

North Myrtle Beach Sc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2551,1498.06%
Hispanic56027549.11%
Black40212932.09%
Asian34210931.87%
Multiple1565333.97%
Native881719.32%

10.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.43%

Male Poverty Rate

14.31%

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 49.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Myrtle Beach Sc is White, with 8.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.55%
Some College10.68%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.53%
Female Employed13.60%
Female Unemployed12.93%
Male Employed5.26%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Income

North Myrtle Beach Sc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,930$79,667
Families$70,506$93,928
Married Families$76,593-
Non Families$42,174$57,796

North Myrtle Beach Sc Marital Status

North Myrtle Beach Sc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

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

1,706

Number of Veterans

1,615

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam961
First Gulf War272
Second Gulf War212
Korea158
World War II42

North Myrtle Beach Sc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,64912.29%
Black4211.02%
Indian814.29%
2 or More78.75%

North Myrtle Beach Sc Veterans by Education

3.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Myrtle Beach Sc Employment Status

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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

19.95%

Born in South Carolina

92.32%

Native Born

7.68%

Foreign Born

5.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.32% of North Myrtle Beach Sc residents were born in the United States, with 19.95% having been born in South Carolina. 5.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.