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The 2014 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, population is 27,433. There are 1,176 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The median age is 36.7. The US median is 37.2. 47.08% of people in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, are married. 12.11% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.31 people. 21.52% of people are married, with children. 23.79% have children, but are single.

Race in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

73.58% of people are white, 13.01% are black, 1.36% are asian, 0.42% are native american, and 9.34% claim 'Other'.

15.14% of the people in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 84.87% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEMyrtle Beach, South CarolinaUnited States
  Population  27,433309,138,711
  Population - 2010  27,109308,745,538
  Population - 2000  25,014285,036,114
  Population - 1990  26,299251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  4.31%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  9.67%8.46%
  Pop. Density  1,17688
  Land Area  23.3243,531,905.42
  Water Area  0.242264,836.79
  Median Age  36.737.2
  Female Population  48.99%50.83%
  Male Population  51.01%49.18%
  Age 0 to 4  7.40%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  6.07%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  3.76%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  2.88%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  3.21%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  6.51%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  17.75%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  11.53%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  12.00%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  5.88%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  7.23%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  9.07%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  4.86%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  1.85%1.78%
  White  73.58%74.17%
  Black  13.01%12.56%
  Asian  1.36%4.81%
  Native American  0.42%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.47%0.17%
  Other  9.34%4.79%
  Two or More Races  1.83%2.68%
  Hispanic  15.14%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  84.87%83.65%
  Households  11,818115,226,802
  Family Households  6,35776,595,548
  Non Family Households  5,46138,631,254
  Household Size  2.312.61
  Married Population  47.08%51.40%
  Single Population  52.92%48.60%
  Now Married  43.49%49.23%
  Married but Separated  3.59%2.17%
  Never Married  34.08%31.83%
  Widowed  6.74%6.02%
  Divorced  12.11%10.75%
  Married, w/children  21.52%32.53%
  Married, no children  44.77%41.14%
  Single, w/children  23.79%16.88%
  Single, no children  9.93%9.45%


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re: The Absolute Truth - 2/12/2013
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re: The Absolute Truth - 2/12/2013
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