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Pros

-Beaches and recreation
-Entertainment
-Job growth

Cons

-Tourist sprawl
-Arts and culture
-Crime rates


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Myrtle Beach might be called the “northernmost city in Florida.” The wide, white, sandy beaches lined with high rise hotels and residences look just like a beach resort city in Florida. The area attracts some 15 million tourists per year. Serving this market are vast developments of chain restaurants, amusement parks, miniature golf courses, and a variety of local events.



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Quick Facts About Myrtle Beach


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Myrtle Beach is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Myrtle Beach jobs have Increased by 2.33 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Myrtle Beach's cost of living is 8.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Myrtle Beach's population is 31,035 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.90 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Myrtle Beach is $132,667. Home appreciation the last year has been -9.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Myrtle Beach public schools spend $11,583 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Myrtle Beach.

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Myrtle Beach, SC
Why do you have information about Michigan under Myrtle Beach, SC? The qualify of life is much different! Obviously you do not like SC. However, I have friends who... (read more)
Retiring in Myrtle Beach
I agree with Jim. Now that there are over 250,000 residents with another 200,000 predicted in the next 2-4 years goodbye golf courses hello to big city traffic. Don't... (read more)
The Absolute Truth
About Myrtle Beach is it depends on the type of person you are. If you are retired, have plenty of money to spend on a home or condo, and you don't have to work, this... (read more)
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