Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29588: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,134
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,125
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,739
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.677, Longitude -79.014
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,076
Daytime Population: Workers 9,377
Daytime Population: Residents 25,010
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,387
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 45,991
Population in Familes 36,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 905
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $47,088
Average Household Income $61,028
Per Capita Income $24,405


Total Housing Units 21,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,869 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,520 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,018 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $182,076
Average Home Value $214,617


Total Households 18,389
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 12,452
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 2.53% 2.68%
Households 2.51% 2.66%
Families 2.38% 2.58%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29588 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 # 14 97th
Population Density # 55 86th
Diversity Index # 240 40th
Median Household Income # 131 67th
Per Capita Income # 122 69th

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