This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, North Myrtle Beach has a very low population density. North Myrtle Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
North Myrtle Beach, SC is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. North Myrtle Beach has a population density of 1,201, with 15,654 current residents.
Out of the 15,654 current residents, 50% are male and 51% are female. 58% of the residents are married and 42% are single.
- 58% Sun
- 49% Rain
- 1% Snow
63°F average temperature
- 13 years Median home age
- $171,860 Median home price
- -6.53% Home appreciation rate
- 4.14% Annual property tax
As for living in North Myrtle Beach, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 58% sunny, 49% rainy, and 1% snowy. The average temperature is 63°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in North Myrtle Beach, you should know that 20.5% of homes are owned while 7.8% of homes are rented, and 71.7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $171,860, the median age of homes is 13 years, the annual home appreciation is -6.53% and the annual property tax is 4.14%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)5
When looking at the community of North Myrtle Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. North Myrtle Beach’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in North Myrtle Beach is 50 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 37.10% Democratic, 61.65% Republican, and 1.25% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:11
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
90%High school diploma
8%Some college or associates degree
8%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at North Myrtle Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 12.20% of residents are unemployed in North Myrtle Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed North Myrtle Beach residents: 11.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.65% are in the arts and sciences field, 22.2% are in the customer service field, 31.5% are in the sales field, 0.15% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:11. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 89.70%, 7.52% of residents have an associate’s degree, 20.17% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 7.68% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in North Myrtle Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 23 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of North Myrtle Beach have a few different options. 76% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.