Little River, SC 29566 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29566: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Little River, SC 29566

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.886, Longitude -78.637
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 748
  • PO Box Addresses: 897
  • Residential Addresses: 10,480
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,895
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,585

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Little River, SC 29566 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,950
Daytime Population: Workers 4,834
Daytime Population: Residents 10,598
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 19,942
Population in Familes 15,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 649
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $49,584
Average Household Income $66,272
Per Capita Income $30,270


Total Housing Units 12,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,947 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,162 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,681 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $200,684
Average Home Value $238,196


Total Households 9,109
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 5,736
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 2.68% 2.83%
Households 2.64% 2.78%
Families 2.48% 2.67%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Little River, SC 29566 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29566 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 # 99 75th
Population Density # 75 81st
Diversity Index # 286 28th
Median Household Income # 110 72nd
Per Capita Income # 56 86th

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