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-Tourist sprawl
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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.


  • 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 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. North Myrtle Beach jobs have Increased by 1.81 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, North Myrtle Beach's cost of living is 0.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, North Myrtle Beach's population is 13,926 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 23.00 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in North Myrtle Beach is $168,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.10 percent.
    North 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 North Myrtle Beach.

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re: Low Pay - 12/29/2009
South Carolina is horrible the only good part is the weather. As soon as you realize how beautiful it really is, you then realize how many people around you are drunk... (read more)
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)
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