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Pros

-Beaches and recreation
-Entertainment
-Job growth

Cons

-Tourist sprawl
-Arts and culture
-Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Metro Area


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 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Myrtle Beach jobs have Increased by 1.82 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Myrtle Beach's cost of living is 12.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Myrtle Beach's population is 27,433 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.67 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Myrtle Beach is $102,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.10 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Myrtle Beach public schools spend $11,230 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 11.3 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)
re: The Absolute Truth - 2/12/2013
Sadly, I have to agree with everything you are saying. I have been here in Horry County for 15 years. I also lived in Georgetown County first. In both counties I had the... (read more)
re: The Absolute Truth - 2/12/2013
Poor traffic control, healthcare subpar, high crime 21st worse in nation, 7th in the nation for car theft. Lousy schools. I live in Paradise, Scottsdale AZ, close to 7... (read more)
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