Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29576: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Acceptable Alternative
Murrells Inlt, SC 29576

Not Acceptable, USPS
Garden City, SC 29576
Garden City Beach, SC 29576

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Horry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.587, Longitude -79.009
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29576 has segments in 2 Counties (Georgetown, Horry).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,272
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,127
  • Residential Addresses: 16,708
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,040
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,668

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

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Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,049
Daytime Population: Workers 10,724
Daytime Population: Residents 16,042
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,766
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 26,916
Population in Familes 20,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 427
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $50,393
Average Household Income $70,172
Per Capita Income $33,392


Total Housing Units 20,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,479 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,343 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,446 (36.7%)
Median Home Value $215,857
Average Home Value $261,473


Total Households 12,822
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 8,228
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 2.39% 2.32%
Households 2.33% 2.29%
Families 2.27% 2.26%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29576 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 # 64 84th
Population Density # 95 76th
Diversity Index # 374 6th
Median Household Income # 103 74th
Per Capita Income # 41 90th

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