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Atlantic Beach, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Atlantic Beach had a population of 360 as of July 1, 2019. Atlantic Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Atlantic Beach is located at latitude 33.8027 and longitude -78.7164 in Horry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Atlantic Beach encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Horry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Atlantic Beach (GNIS ID: 2405179) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Atlantic Beach is located within Little River Division of Horry County.


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Atlantic Beach, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Atlantic Beach, SC Housing Affordability Index is 74
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Atlantic Beach, SC Wealth Index is 55
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 360 (100%)
Population in Households 360 (100.0%)
Population in Families 242 (67.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 2,226
Diversity Index2 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,514
Average Household Income $54,424
Per Capita Income $26,333
Wealth Index4 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (20.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (65.3%)
Median Home Value $263,158
Housing Affordability Index3 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 156
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.81% 2.38%
Households 0.57% 2.44%
Families 2.21% 2.1%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   4.16%

Atlantic Beach, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic Beach to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 318 20th
Population Density # 21 95th
Diversity Index # 79 80th
Median Household Income # 287 28th
Per Capita Income # 104 74th

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