Facts About the Myrtle Beach Area
As of the census estimates of 2010, the racial makeup of Horry County was:
1.0% Asian/American Indian
3.5% from other races
2.0% from two or more races
6.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino
The median age was 41 years old.
(1134 sq. miles)
|City of Myrtle Beach||28,292|
(815 sq. miles)
|City of Georgetown||9,092|
|*Based on the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data|
|Per Capita||Median Family|
|*Based on the 2012 U.S.Census Bureau Fact Sheet|
Age Composition of Horry and Georgetown Counties (estimates)
|*Based on the 2008-2010 U.S. Census Bureau Fact Sheet|
Answers to frequently asked questions about the Myrtle Beach area of
How many annual visitors?
15.2 million (2012 estimate)
How many golf courses?
How many rounds of golf played annually?
Approximately 3.4 million (2011 estimate)
How many miniature golf courses?
How many full-service restaurants?
(in Horry & Georgetown counties)
How many live entertainment theaters?
8, with a total of more than 11,577 seats
How many hotels?
How many rooms?
Approximately 98,600 accommodations
(approx. 53,000 represent hotel/motel only)
How many outlet stores?
Population of Horry County?
2012 estimate 282,285
Population of Myrtle Beach?
2012 estimate 28,292
Population of the Grand Strand?
Square miles in Horry County?
(largest in South Carolina)