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South Carolina




Horry County, South Carolina

   People QuickFactsHorry CountySouth Carolina
Population, 2005 estimate 226,9924,255,083
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 15.4%6.1%
Population, 2000 196,6294,012,012
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.0%6.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.1%24.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 15.9%12.6%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.8%51.3%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)82.7%68.4%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)15.0%29.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.4%0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.9%0.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)3.6%3.3%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 79.5%65.5%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 49.3%55.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.0%2.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 6.3%5.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 81.1%76.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 18.7%20.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 42,673810,857
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 23.724.3
 
Housing units, 2005 147,2071,927,864
Homeownership rate, 2000 73.0%72.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 32.1%15.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $119,700$94,900
 
Households, 2000 81,8001,533,854
Persons per household, 2000 2.372.53
Median household income, 2003 $35,606$38,003
Per capita money income, 1999 $19,949$18,795
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 13.1%13.8%
   Business QuickFactsHorry CountySouth Carolina
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 7,940101,1651
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 90,0331,560,5731
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 4.3%-2.6%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 15,808246,641
 
Total number of firms, 2002 20,008292,984
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.3%9.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.6%0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.4%1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.9%1.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 22.6%26.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 576,68981,132,781
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 612,30732,988,974
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 3,224,31240,629,089
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $15,647$9,895
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,065,3816,104,316
Building permits, 2005 11,82854,157
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 1,078,21830,051,1711
   Geography QuickFactsHorry CountySouth Carolina
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1,13330,109
Persons per square mile, 2000 173.4133.2
FIPS Code 05145
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:09 EST

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