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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 4 Reviews | Leave a Comment  Add Favorite


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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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  • Profile: Beach city complex / college town
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 30
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: North Myrtle Beach
  • Zip Codes: 29582

Quick Facts About North Myrtle Beach

    The unemployment rate in North Myrtle Beach is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. North Myrtle Beach jobs have Increased by 2.33 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, North Myrtle Beach's cost of living is 2.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, North Myrtle Beach's population is 15,579 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 80.40 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in North Myrtle Beach is $195,150. Home appreciation the last year has been -8.94 percent.
    North 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 North Myrtle Beach.

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River/Myrtle Beach
Definitely a tourist area. Not a good place to raise kids! Schools are terrible. Decent amount of crime, nothing too extreme. High accident rate. Dear god do NOT drive... (read more)
Low Pay
I moved to the NMB area 3 yrs ago and I've got to tell you I wish I hadn't. The pay here is so low it's not even funny. I am a college educated person with many years... (read more)
Water quality
I have visited this area and it is very nice. I am thinking of longer stays. The only thing I find troubling is the lower end rating for water in this area in general.... (read more)
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