North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 29582: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Acceptable Alternative
Atlantic Bch, SC 29582
Atlantic Beach, SC 29582
Cherry Grove, SC 29582
Cherry Grove Beach, SC 29582
N Myrtle Bch, SC 29582
Ocean Drive, SC 29582

Not Acceptable, USPS
Crescent Beach, SC 29582
N Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Ocean Dr Beach, SC 29582
Ocean Drive Beach, SC 29582

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,169
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,096
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,451
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.827, Longitude -78.682
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,611
Population in Households 17,609
Population in Familes 12,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 810
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 8,585
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 4,904
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,757 (17.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,828 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 25,153 (74.6%)
Median Home Value $285,555
Average Home Value $320,445


Median Household Income $46,413
Average Household Income $66,990
Per Capita Income $32,659
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.0% 3.01%
Households 3.04% 3.0%
Families 2.74% 2.81%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29582 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 109 73rd
Population Density1 # 68 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 334 15th
Median Household Income # 105 74th
Per Capita Income # 37 91st

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