Horry County, South Carolina Population 2022

Horry County, South Carolina's estimated population is 384,009 with a growth rate of 2.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Horry County, South Carolina is the 5th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 270,274 and has seen a growth of 42.08% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18104,3490.00%
18205,02567615.54%
18305,2452204.38%
18405,7555109.72%
18507,6461,89132.86%
18607,9623164.13%
187010,7212,75934.65%
188015,5744,85345.27%
189019,2563,68223.64%
190023,3644,10821.33%
191026,9953,63115.54%
192032,0775,08218.83%
193039,3767,29922.75%
194051,95112,57531.94%
195059,8207,86915.15%
196068,2478,42714.09%
197069,9921,7452.56%
1980101,41931,42744.90%
1990144,05342,63442.04%
2010270,274126,22187.62%
2011275,4655,1911.92%
2012281,2865,8212.11%
2013288,7837,4972.67%
2014297,7608,9773.11%
2015308,98711,2273.77%
2016321,03312,0463.90%
2017332,65511,6223.62%
2018344,10511,4503.44%
2019354,0819,9762.90%
2020364,0579,9762.82%
2021374,0339,9762.74%
2022384,0099,9762.67%
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Horry County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White278,04680.78%
Black or African American44,71312.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5190.44%
Asian5,0221.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1070.03%
Some Other Race7,1132.07%
Two or More Races7,6662.23%
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Horry County, South Carolina Population by Race

Horry County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Horry County, South Carolina Median Age

46.7


Total

45.4


Male

47.8


Female

Horry County, South Carolina Adults

There are 282,168 adults, (82,869 of whom are seniors) in Horry County, South Carolina.

Horry County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Horry County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

178,073

51.74%

Male

166,113

48.26%

Horry County, South Carolina Population by Age

Horry County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Horry County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female55.6%44.4%
Male47.9%52.1%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Horry County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All136,2192.4973.8
Married64,8412.9186.5
Male5,6223.7347.9
Female16,4673.8155.6
Non Family49,2891.3666.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Horry County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,8773.06%
9th to 12th Grade16,3576.36%
High School Graduate82,76732.18%
Some College61,83824.04%
Associates Degree26,24710.20%
Bachelors Degree40,18015.62%
Graduate Degree21,9558.54%
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Horry County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Horry County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,4452,866930
White210,043195,82155,429
2+ Races3,1612,867799
Black28,84323,8623,600
Hispanic11,4767,3541,394
Native American943869106
Other Race3,8902,037414
Islander6767

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.00%.

Horry County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,148$35,094$27,006
Less Than 9th Grade$19,679$22,485$16,359
High School Graduate$26,453$30,739$22,485
Some College$30,578$36,316$26,476
Bachelors Degree$41,080$43,746$37,978
Graduate Degree$53,772$62,037$50,417

$31,148

Average Earnings

$35,094

Average Male

$27,006

Average Female

Horry County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Horry County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Horry County, South Carolina Language

92.12% of Horry County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.

Horry County, South Carolina Language

Horry County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black42,90512,84929.95%
Hispanic20,7586,16829.71%
Multiple7,5211,62221.57%
Asian4,97397519.61%
White262,74327,46910.45%
Native1,489795.31%
Other2,359NaN%

14.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.67%

Male Poverty Rate

15.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Horry County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Horry County, South Carolina is Black, with 29.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Horry County, South Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.32%.

Horry County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.61%
High School13.31%
Some College10.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Horry County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.12%
Male Unemployed28.88%
Female Employed9.29%
Female Unemployed42.87%

Horry County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Horry County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,570$68,366
Families$62,730$80,126
Married Families$73,238$92,041
Non Families$33,559$45,023
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Income by Household Type

Horry County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Horry County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Horry County, South Carolina 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 35-44.

Horry County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Horry County, South Carolina Marital Status

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28,472

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,144
First Gulf War4,905
Vietnam14,248
Korea1,922
World War II419

Horry County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,276
35 to 544,435
55 to 644,800
65 to 7410,779
75+7,182

Horry County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25,28310.77%
Black2,7768.26%
Native American948.34%
Asian541.38%
Other Race1192.57%
2+ Races1463.77%
Hispanic6434.76%

Horry County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Horry County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Horry County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Horry County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Horry County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Horry County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.23%

Born in Horry County, South Carolina

93.41%

Native Born

6.59%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

2.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.41% of Horry County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 36.23% having been born in South Carolina. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Horry County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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