ZIP Code 29579 - Myrtle Beach South Carolina

ZIP Code 29579 is located in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. Portions of 29579 are also in Carolina Forest and Forestbrook and Red Hill. 29579 is entirely within Horry County. Regionally, it is located in the Myrtle Beach-Florence Area.

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ZIP Code 29579 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMyrtle Beach
Primary CountyHorry County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)49,113
Area Code(s)843 / 854
Current Time

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29579 Demographics

29579 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in South Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 29579 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 29579 is White. The current unemployment level in 29579 is 4.1%.

Population Growth Rate19.38%
Population Density1,133 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,180
Percentage High Income Households2.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$63,545
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$66,380
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)4.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 86.03%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 66.83%

29579 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American650.14%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

29579 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American380.46%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander130.16%

29579 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,4868.07%
Bachelor Degree4,65025.24%
High School Diploma4,17422.66%
No High School Diploma3291.79%
GED or Alternate7644.15%
1 or More Years of College3,36918.29%
Associates Degree2,16711.76%
Masters Degree9585.2%
Professional Degree4272.32%
Doctorate Degree970.53%

29579 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 29579
RegionMyrtle Beach-Florence Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMyrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area43 Square Miles

29579 Politics

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South Carolina State Senate Districts in 29579
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29579 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63h - Carolina Flatwoods

29579 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35374450596771706553453753
Avg Max Temp (°F)57616875828790898576696075
Avg Precip (In.)4.693.514.

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