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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


Strategically located on Michigan’s west shoreline, Muskegon is an old economic powerhouse dating back to the mid-19th century. The economic strength was then driven by lumber and shipping. As the 20th century unfolded, lumber declined and was replaced by diverse manufacturing, with good access to auto markets to the east and a number of major manufacturing markets across Lake Michigan. As a manufacturing center specializing in foundries and machining, the area declined somewhat in the last half of the 20th century but has enjoyed a resurgence due to its attractive summer climate and extensive water and beach amenities.


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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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Comments


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)
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)
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