Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29577: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,706
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,726
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,942
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.661, Longitude -78.924
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,988
Daytime Population: Workers 41,175
Daytime Population: Residents 17,260
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 58,435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.72
Population in Households 33,703
Population in Familes 22,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density2 1,500
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $40,067
Average Household Income $61,245
Per Capita Income $26,865


Total Housing Units 25,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,003 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,784 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,514 (41.6%)
Median Home Value $169,892
Average Home Value $235,199


Total Households 14,787
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 7,758
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.41% 2.98%
Households 3.36% 2.95%
Families 3.03% 2.76%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29577 to the other 395 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 91st
Population Density # 31 92nd
Diversity Index # 20 95th
Median Household Income # 202 49th
Per Capita Income # 85 79th

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