North Myrtle Beach, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 18,300 housing units in North Myrtle Beach. This represents a 37.2% growth from 13,336 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 17,242 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,058 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in North Myrtle Beach is about 73.3%. North Myrtle Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 70.1%. Average household size is 2.01 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in North Myrtle Beach were built after 1984.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom10.60%
Two Bedrooms41.50%
Three Bedrooms35.80%
Four Bedrooms9.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$142,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$163,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$907

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan11.60%
Simple Mortgage47.30%
Debt Free37.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%