Myrtle Beach metropolitan area

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Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area
Myrtle Beach–Conway–North Myrtle Beach, SC–NC
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 area consisting of Horry County and Georgetown County in South Carolina and Brunswick County in North 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. Another primary city is Oak Island, North Carolina and though the permanent population is only 6,783 as of the 2010 census, the population jumps up to about 50,000 during the summertime.

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