Official Zip Code NameMyrtle Beach
Zip Code StateSouth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code843 / 854
Current Population:36499
Racial Majority:White 76.72%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.44%
Median Household Income$48422
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38409
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time19.8 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Primary County: Horry
Elevation Range13 - 39 ft.
Area54 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.67644119, -79.02005005

Zip Code 29588 Description

Zip Code 29588 is located in the state of South Carolina in the Myrtle Beach metro area. Zip code 29588 is primarily located in Horry County. The official US Postal Service name for 29588 is MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina. Portions of zip code 29588 are contained within or border the city limits of Socastee, SC, Forestbrook, SC, Red Hill, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Bucksport, SC, and Garden City, SC. The area code for zip code 29588 is 843. 29588 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 29588 is 5.44% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 29588 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 29588 public schools is White. 53% of students in 29588 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 29179 76.72% 29283 +-0%
 Black Or African American 3392 8.92% 2673 +27%
 Hispanic 3167 8.33% 3040 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 129 -100%
 Asian 950 2.5% 551 +72%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 47 -100%
 Other Race 47 0.38% 47 +204%
 Two Or More Races 729 3.16% 729 +65%

Zip Code 29588 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.8%
 Black Or African American 10.6%
 Hispanic 12%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 5.1%

Zip Code 29588 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population364990
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households14567
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
53%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$48422
Income Under $50K Per Year51.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
114 US Congressional DistrictSouth Carolina 7
RepresentativeTom Rice
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$180893
Average Real Estate Sale Price$130527
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)5.44%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.18%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.11%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63h - Carolina Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 29588 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)36374451596771706553453853
Avg Max Temp (°F)57616875828790898576696075
Avg Precip (In.)4.683.54.173.024.114.936.146.596.013.673.13.9253.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC
CBSA Type29588
CBSA Population279428
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours