Living in Murrells Inlet, SC

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Murrells Inlet SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Murrells Inlet, SC Cost Of Living

105
Murrells Inlet's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina Info Snack

Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States. The population was 7,547 at the 2010 census. The community was once primarily a fishing village, but has grown substantially in modern time, along with the rest of the Grand Strand, into a popular tourist and retirement location. It is most known for the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, a 12-mile-long (0.8 km) boardwalk overlooking a salt marsh and which houses many restaurants.
Population
9,396
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$250,600
Median Income
$55,735
Median Rent
$1,143

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Map Of Murrells Inlet, SC

Population over time in Murrells Inlet

Year Population % Change
2017 9,396 7.4%
2016 8,752 -4.5%
2015 9,161 3.8%
2014 8,823 9.9%
2013 8,027 0.1%
2012 8,019 4.9%
2011 7,641 -0.9%
2010 7,709 5.2%
2009 7,331 -

Race / Ethnicity in Murrells Inlet

White
84.8% (7,972)
African American
11.5% (1,081)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.1% (107)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (15)
Two Or More
1.0% (93)
Hispanic
1.4% (128)
Race Murrells Inlet SC USA
White 84.8% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 11.5% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.4% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
3.2% (30,138)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (38,881)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (112,503)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (90,416)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (154,145)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (159,897)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.1% (151,615)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (110,432)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (38,191)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (53,375)
Income Murrells Inlet SC USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 7.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 11.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.1% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 12.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Murrells Inlet

Female
51.1% (4,797)
Male
48.9% (4,599)
Gender Murrells Inlet SC USA
Female 51.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Murrells Inlet for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (281)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (563)
High School / GED
28.0% (2,630)
Some College
24.0% (2,255)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (939)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,785)
Master's Degree
7.0% (657)
Professional Degree
2.0% (187)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (93)
Education Murrells Inlet SC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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