The table below compares Horry County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 5||91st|
|Population Density1||# 9||83rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 43||9th|
|Median Household Income||# 17||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 12||76th|
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|Population in Households||286,900|
|Population in Familes||219,337|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,952|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||201,830 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||80,784 (40.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||40,417 (20.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||80,629 (39.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$166,976|
|Average Home Value||$196,579|
|Median Household Income||$40,024|
|Average Household Income||$55,320|
|Per Capita Income||$23,189|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||1.91%|
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