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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina   Add Favorite    50 Reviews | Review This Place




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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 10 years has been -9.60%.
    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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  8/16/2017
Terrible Place to Live

I have lived in Myrtle Beach for 20 years (since I was 4). I know all of the ins and outs. I know what it is like to be a child here, a teen here, and now an adult. And... (Read More)

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  6/7/2017
Great, but attracts rednecks from the Midwest

It's a great vacation destination considering it's drivable from the Midwest and cheap. The water temperature is warm, and the weather is pretty good for as far north... (Read More)

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  4/1/2017
Not for some.

I think the city itself is fine, we didn't find a high amount of crime, druggies, etc. The area is just not affordable enough for my husband and me, who are retired but... (Read More)

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