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The Murrells Inlet Census Designated Place had a population of 8,447 as of July 1, 2018. Murrells Inlet ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Murrells Inlet is located at latitude 33.5573 and longitude -79.0572 in Georgetown County. The formal boundaries for the Murrells Inlet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Georgetown County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.
The Murrells Inlet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403321) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Murrells Inlet Census Designated Place is located within Waccamaw Neck Division of Georgetown County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Murrells Inlet: Morrall Inlet, Murrels Inlet.
|Population in Households||8,446|
|Population in Familes||6,574|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Median Household Income||$51,974|
|Average Household Income||$76,872|
|Per Capita Income||$36,114|
|Total Housing Units||5,298 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,359 (63.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||620 (11.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,319 (24.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$294,843|
|Average Home Value||$351,600|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Murrells Inlet to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 66||84th|
|Population Density||# 98||76th|
|Diversity Index||# 371||7th|
|Median Household Income||# 88||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 29||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.