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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Housing Affordability Index is 134 |
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.|
|Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 Wealth Index is 67 |
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 in Households||45,584|
|Population in Families||34,409|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Median Household Income||$53,093|
|Average Household Income||$71,457|
|Per Capita Income||$28,263|
|Total Housing Units||22,711 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,914 (48.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,120 (31.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,677 (20.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$215,166|
|Housing Affordability Index2||134|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.77%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
The table below compares 29579 to the other 396 ZIP Codes 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.
|Total Population||# 17||96th|
|Population Density||# 65||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 273||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 108||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 101||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.