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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina   Add Favorite    47 Reviews | Review This Place




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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  1/16/2017
I'm ready to get out.

I moved here back in 2009 after my mom convinced me that this is a "great place to live". When I came down 8 years a go, it was a lot more bearable to live here. Since... (Read More)

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  1/8/2016
An un-biased review

I have lived here for over a year now and I have mixed reviews to give on living here, so hopefully you can get some perspective on Myrtle Beach as a place to call... (Read More)

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  10/28/2015
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)

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