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Horry County, South Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 196,629
  • Males: 96,211
  • Females: 100,418

Ethnicity:

  • White: 157,151
  • Black/African American: 30,140
  • Hispanic: 4,959
  • Native American/Eskimo: 778
  • Asian: 1,542
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 34
  • Other: 134
  • 2 or more: 1,891

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (173,935)
  2. Spanish (6,505)
  3. French (895)
  4. German (825)
  5. Hebrew (420)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 7,806

  1. Mexico (2,217)
  2. United Kingdom (630)
  3. Canada (534)
  4. Germany (443)
  5. Israel (346)
  6. Guatemala (209)
  7. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (205)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (39,255)
  2. Catholic Church (14,360)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (10,826)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (4,237)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (2,083)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 74,679
    • Sensory: 7,192
    • Physical: 17,841
    • Mental: 8,584
    • Self-care: 5,413
    • Go outside home: 14,510
    • Employment: 21,032

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,930

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 81,800
    • Utility gas: 2,429
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,254
    • Electricity: 72,734
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,262
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 625
    • Solar Energy: 19
    • Other fuel: 82
    • No fuel used: 395

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 151,822
    • No vehicle: 8,404
    • 1 or more vehicle: 143,418

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 914
    • No High School: 6,728
    • Some High School: 18,101
    • High School: 43,963
    • Some College: 31,748
    • Associate's Degree: 9,533
    • College Degree: 17,484
    • Master's Degree: 5,292
    • Professional Degree: 1,932
    • Doctoral Degree: 856

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 81,800
    • Owners with phone: 58,747
    • Owners without phone: 952
    • Renters with phone: 20,265
    • Renters without phone: 1,836

    10 closest counties:

    1. Columbus County, North Carolina
    2. Marion County, South Carolina
    3. Georgetown County, South Carolina
    4. Dillon County, South Carolina
    5. Brunswick County, North Carolina
    6. Williamsburg County, South Carolina
    7. Florence County, South Carolina
    8. Robeson County, North Carolina
    9. Bladen County, North Carolina
    10. Marlboro County, South Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    29511, 29526, 29527, 29528, 29544, 29545, 29566, 29568, 29569, 29572, 29575, 29576, 29577, 29578, 29579, 29581, 29582, 29587, 29588, 29597, 29598

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWMB (512 TV) MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WLGI (90.9 FM) HEMINGWAY, SC
    • WMYB (92.1 FM) MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WVCO (94.9 FM) MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WRNN (99.5 FM) MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM) MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WEZV (105.9 FM) N. MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WNMB (900 AM) N. MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • WLSC (1240 AM) LORIS, SC
    • WPJS (1330 AM) CONWAY, SC
    • WQJM (1450 AM) MYRTLE BEACH, SC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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