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Horry County is located in South Carolina with a population of 332,172. In Horry County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Horry County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$181,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$959
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    580
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    136.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    224.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    938.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    6,893.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    675.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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