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The 2016 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, population is 31,035. There are 1,321 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The median age is 40.5. The US median is 37.4. 45.37% of people in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, are married. 13.76% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.32 people. 19.76% of people are married, with children. 20.37% have children, but are single.

Race in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

69.85% of people are white, 12.41% are black, 1.37% are asian, 0.81% are native american, and 0.16% claim 'Other'.

13.26% of the people in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 86.74% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEMyrtle Beach, South CarolinaUnited States
  Population  31,035321,418,820
  Population - 2010  26,696308,745,538
  Population - 2000  22,759285,036,114
  Population - 1990  24,848251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  24.90%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  36.36%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1,32191
  Land Area  233,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  40.537.4
  Female Population  51.07%50.81%
  Male Population  48.93%49.19%
  Age 0 to 4  5.80%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  5.24%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  3.55%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.21%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  3.16%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  5.99%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  15.37%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  12.87%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  13.04%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  6.07%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  8.14%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  10.24%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  5.55%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  1.77%1.85%
  White  69.85%62.77%
  Black  12.41%12.24%
  Asian  1.37%4.95%
  Native American  0.81%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.63%0.16%
  Other  0.16%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.52%2.13%
  Hispanic  13.26%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  86.74%83.10%
  Households  12,222116,211,000
  Family Households  6,63976,958,100
  Non Family Households  5,58339,253,000
  Household Size  2.322.63
  Married Population  45.37%50.58%
  Single Population  54.64%49.42%
  Now Married  42.32%48.41%
  Married but Separated  3.05%2.17%
  Never Married  33.91%32.55%
  Widowed  6.97%5.95%
  Divorced  13.76%10.92%
  Married, w/children  19.76%31.68%
  Married, no children  48.74%41.44%
  Single, w/children  20.37%16.94%
  Single, no children  11.13%9.95%


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