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Myrtle Beach
  • Town in South Carolina

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Myrtle Beach is a town in South Carolina with a population of 36,064. Myrtle Beach is in Horry County. Living in Myrtle Beach offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Myrtle Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Myrtle Beach and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Myrtle Beach are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$287,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,093
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    648
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    178.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    170.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    571.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,609
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    516.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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