Surfside Beach Horry County, South Carolina

Surfside Beach: City in Horry County, South Carolina, United States

About

Surfside Beach is a city located in the county of Horry in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,837 and a population density of 660 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,580 inhabitants.

Surfside Beach Quick Facts

Population : 4,580 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Horry County
Postal code : 77541
Phone Area Codes : 979
Area : 5.82 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:12:13 (2nd October 2022)
Density : 787 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.22% (2010-2020)
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Location of Surfside Beach on South Carolina map.
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Geography

Surfside Beach is located at 33°36'22"N 78°58'23"W (33.6060000, -78.9730900).

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Demographics

The population of Surfside Beach increased by 16.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,837 - census
2011 3,893 1.44% estimation process
2012 3,973 2.01% estimation process
2013 4,056 2.05% estimation process
2014 4,127 1.72% estimation process
2015 4,220 2.2% estimation process
2016 4,319 2.29% estimation process
2017 4,417 2.22% estimation process
2018 4,471 1.21% estimation process
2019 4,525 1.19% estimation process
2020 4,580 1.2% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,258
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,482
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,556
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,482
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.4%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 67.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 20.1%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,908
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,724

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,724
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $74,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $945
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $303
2015-2019 median gross rent : $649
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1
2015-2019 Households : 9,317
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 61.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 20.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,610
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 81,441
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 129,749
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 233,466
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,174
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,373
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,666
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 438
2019 total employment : 5,324
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 204,503
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,333
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,853
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 833
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 650
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 260
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,499
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 208
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,435
2010 population per square mile : 40.3
2010 land area in square miles : 632.84

Schools in Surfside Beach

College & universities near Surfside Beach, SC

Code Name City ZIP
460835 Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Conway Conway (SC) 29526-9508

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Surfside Beach, SC

Code Name Address Type
KTR Kingstree 101 East Main St. RAIL
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL

Post offices near Surfside Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Surfside Beach Post Office Surfside Beach (SC) 29575

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Other cities in Horry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Horry County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Myrtle Beach 35,555 Coastal city in South Carolina, United States
Conway 26,620 City in and county seat of Horray County, South Carolina, United States
Socastee 19,952 Census-designated place in Horry County, South Carolina
North Myrtle Beach 17,280 City in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Red Hill 13,223 Borough of Pennsylvania
Little River 8,960 City in Rice County, Kansas, United States of America
Forestbrook 4,612 Census-designated place in Horry County, South Carolina
Loris 2,807 Human settlement in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Aynor 978 Human settlement in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Briarcliffe Acres 612 Human settlement in Horry County, South Carolina, United States of America
Atlantic Beach 483 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Surfside Beach distances to largest South Carolina cities