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Horry County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 1,133.9 square miles
Population Density 237.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 289,650
Population change 7.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 19.6%
65 and over 19.6%
Females 51.4%
White 82.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.1
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 13.7%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22.7%
Veterans 27,785
Households and Housing
Households 113,490
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.1%
Median household income $42,431
The per capita income $24,002
Live below the poverty line. 18.6%
housing units 189,517
Multi-unit structures 37%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $159,600
Residents owning their homes. 69.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 28,117
Women-owned firms 23.6%
Asian-owned firms 1.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 4.7%
Native American-owned firms 0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $4,967,238
Retail sales per capita $19,797
Manufacturers shipments $894,847
Merchant wholesaler sales $907,553