Myrtle Beach metropolitan area

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Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area
Myrtle Beach–Conway–North Myrtle Beach, SC–NC Metropolitan Statistical Area
Map of Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 33°35′20″N 79°03′18″W / 33.589°N 79.055°W / 33.589; -79.055
CountryUnited States
State(s)South Carolina, North Carolina
Largest city Myrtle Beach
Other cities - Conway
 - North Myrtle Beach
 - Georgetown
 - Loris
 - Shallotte
 - Oak Island
 - Leland
Population
 (2010) [1]
 • Total465,391
 • Rank 126th in the U.S.

The Myrtle Beach metropolitan area (also Myrtle Beach–Conway–North Myrtle Beach MSA) is a census-designated metropolitan statistical area consisting of Horry County in South Carolina and Brunswick County in North Carolina. The wider Myrtle Beach CSA includes Georgetown County, South Carolina . The region's primary cities, in order by population are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Conway, South Carolina; Leland, North Carolina; North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Georgetown, South Carolina. Also included is Oak Island, North Carolina with a permanent population of 6,783 (as of the 2010 census) but a summertime population of approximately 50,000.

Area

Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area

County 2019 Estimate 2010 Census Change
Horry County 354,081 269,291 +31.49%
Brunswick County 142,820 107,431 +32.94%
Georgetown County 62,680 60,158 +4.19%
Total 559,581 436,880 +28.09%

2010 total does not include Brunswick County.

Largest cities and towns

Rank City / town County 2019 estimate 2010 Census Change
1 Myrtle Beach Horry County 34,695 27,109 +27.98%
2 Conway Horry County 25,956 17,103 +51.76%
3 Leland Brunswick County 23,544 13,527 +74.05%
4 North Myrtle Beach Horry County 16,819 13,752 +22.30%
5 Georgetown Georgetown County 8,742 9,163 −4.59%
6 Oak Island Brunswick County 8,386 6,783 +23.63%
7 Boiling Spring Lakes Brunswick County 6,287 5,372 +17.03%
8 St. James Brunswick County 6,248 3,165 +97.41%
9 Carolina Shores Brunswick County 4,659 3,048 +52.85%
10 Surfside Beach Horry County 4,525 3,837 +17.93%

Demographics

[2]

Year Population Growth Counties Included
1970 69,992 --- Horry, Georgetown
1980 101,419 44.90% Horry, Georgetown
1990 144,053 42.04% Horry, Georgetown
2000 196,629 36.50% Horry, Georgetown
2010 329,449 67.50% Horry, Georgetown
2013 465,391 41.27% Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick

The estimated population of the area was 465,391 in 2013. [3]

References

  1. ^ [1] Archived October 16, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-18. Retrieved 2009-06-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (CBSA-EST2006-02)". 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-04-05. Archived from the original ( CSV) on 2007-09-14. Retrieved 2007-04-09.


Latitude and Longitude:

33°35′20″N 79°03′18″W / 33.589°N 79.055°W / 33.589; -79.055