Atlantic Beach, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 445 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.8%
 
Males: 193  (43.6%)
Females: 252  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29582.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,271 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Atlantic Beach:

$45,271
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,854 (it was $12,492 in 2000)

Atlantic Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $211,515 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Atlantic Beach:

$211,515
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $243,590; detached houses: $278,667; townhouses or other attached units: $188,984; in 2-unit structures: $237,138; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,027; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,315; mobile homes: $101,941

Median gross rent in 2019: $873.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atlantic Beach: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.6%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Black residents, 56.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

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According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Atlantic Beach, South Carolina as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atlantic Beach is 256 to 1.


Crime rates in Atlantic Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(263.9)
2
(519.5)
1
(253.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(791.6)
8
(2,078)
4
(1,013)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(2,902)
13
(3,377)
7
(1,772)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(2,902)
14
(3,636)
6
(1,519)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(4,485)
20
(5,195)
13
(3,291)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(1,319)
6
(1,558)
2
(506.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(263.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Atlantic Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.09
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: English (7.3%), Jamaican (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 2,808 people per square mile   (average).

Atlantic Beach, South Carolina map

57 residents are foreign born (24.4% Latin America).

This town:

24.4%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,878 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $880 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (54.5 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (139.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (471.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Briarcliffe Acres, SC (1.4 miles ),
North Myrtle Beach, SC (1.6 miles ),
Little River, SC (2.6 miles ),
Carolina Shores, NC (3.2 miles ),
Calabash, NC (3.3 miles ),
Longs, SC (3.4 miles ),
Myrtle Beach, SC (3.4 miles ),
Sunset Beach, NC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 78.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Distribution of median household income in Atlantic Beach, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Atlantic Beach, SC in 2019

Property values in Atlantic Beach, SC

Atlantic Beach satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Atlantic Beach, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (38.5%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (45.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (18.9%)
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (2.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (2.7%)
  • Educational services (1.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (30.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Atlantic Beach, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Atlantic Beach, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atlantic Beach, South Carolina average temperatures Atlantic Beach, South Carolina average precipitation Atlantic Beach, South Carolina humidity Atlantic Beach, South Carolina wind speed Atlantic Beach, South Carolina snowfall Atlantic Beach, South Carolina sunshine Atlantic Beach, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Atlantic Beach-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Atlantic Beach town center injured 46 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlantic Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from Atlantic Beach center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 216.7 miles away from Atlantic Beach center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Horry County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlantic Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atlantic Beach:

  • GRAND STRAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • COVENANT TOWERS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MYRTLE BEACH (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MYRTLE BEACH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)

Amtrak stations near Atlantic Beach:

  • 15 miles: MYRTLE BEACH (1100 JETPORT RD.) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: CONWAY (1101 3RD AVE.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic Beach:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 17 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 17 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 54 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 57 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 57 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Robeson Community College (about 59 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 61 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Atlantic Beach: Atlantic Beach Town Hall (A), Atlantic Beach Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Evans Motel (408 31st Avenue South).

Horry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

45.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic Beach:

Marital status in Atlantic Beach, SC
  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 11.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Atlantic Beach:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
South Carolina average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atlantic Beach, SC (based on Horry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,718270
Mainline Protestant18,27839
Catholic18,1595
Black Protestant7,89141
Other3,14814
Orthodox7303
None159,367-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
Horry County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Horry County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 164
Horry County:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 459
Here:

18.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Horry County:

27.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Atlantic Beach:

46.6%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.3%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Atlantic Beach:

17.7%
South Carolina:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atlantic Beach:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atlantic Beach:

36.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Atlantic Beach:

84.4%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atlantic Beach, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,036$44,1440$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,208$62,4965$1,100
Police - Other 0$0 1$884
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$478
Totals for Government 4$16,244$48,7327$2,462

Atlantic Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $59,000 ($132.58)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($123.60)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($6.74)
  • Current Operations - Transit Utilities: $96,000 ($215.73)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($175.28)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($157.30)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($143.82)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($96.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($85.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($58.43)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($51.69)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($40.45)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($22.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($17.98)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($15.73)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($4.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($2.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($44.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $17,000 ($38.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($22.47)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($20.22)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($8.99)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($6.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($4.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $188,000 ($422.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($24.72)

Atlantic Beach government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $115,000 ($258.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($47.19)
    Other: $4,000 ($8.99)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($6.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($6.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($44.94)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($8.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $58,000 ($130.34)
    Gas Utilities: $4,000 ($8.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($22.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($15.73)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($13.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($177.53)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($2.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $33,000 ($74.16)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($17.98)
    Other: $6,000 ($13.48)
    Highways: $2,000 ($4.49)
  • Tax - Property: $128,000 ($287.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $78,000 ($175.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $44,000 ($98.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $41,000 ($92.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($2.25)
    Other: $1,000 ($2.25)

Atlantic Beach government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $269,000 ($604.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($505.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,000 ($98.88)

Atlantic Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $506,000 ($1137.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($11.24)

9.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($80 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Georgetown County, SC  0.47% ($44,444 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.15% ($46,963)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.15% ($72,071)


6.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Georgetown County, SC  0.36% ($41,624 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.19% ($41,622)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.16% ($65,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlantic Beach:

  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMB (900 AM; 1 kW; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlantic Beach:

  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W240AQ (95.9 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Atlantic Beach:

  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWSC-LP (Channel 28; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: WWSC TELEVISION, INC.)

Atlantic Beach fatal accident list:

Oct 7, 2017 00:20 AM, Us-17, Sr-571, Lat: 33.805469, Lon: -78.719611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2014 02:10 AM, Sr-1113, Lat: 33.806478, Lon: -78.717586, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • John C Trent, 1.95 Km Of S.R. 90 (Lat: 33.836667 Lon: -78.783889), Type: 71.9, Overall height: 71.9 m, Registrant: Putbrese Hunsaker & Trent, P.C., Fccman@earthlink.Net, , P.O. BOX 217 Sterl-ing, Phone: (703) 437-8400
  • JEFFREY ANDRULONIS, 1.95 Km Of S.R. 90 (Lat: 33.836667 Lon: -78.783889), Type: 71.9, Structure height: 45051 m, Overall height: 71.9 m, Registrant: Radiotvlaw Associates, LLC, Anthony@radiotvlaw.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 681-2201
  • JEFFREY ANDRULONIS, 1.95 Km Of S.R. 90 (Lat: 33.836667 Lon: -78.783889), Type: 71.9, Structure height: 45051 m, Overall height: 71.9 m, Registrant: Radiotvlaw Associates, LLC, Anthony@radiotvlaw.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 681-2201
  • JEFFREY ANDRULONIS, 1.95 Km Of S.R. 90 (Lat: 33.836667 Lon: -78.783889), Type: 71.9, Structure height: 45051 m, Overall height: 71.9 m, Registrant: Colonial Media And Entertainment, LLC, Jeff@colonialme.Com, , Littl-e River, Phone: (910) 867-4129
  • JEFFREY M ANDRULONIS, 1.95 Km Of S.R. 90 (Lat: 33.836667 Lon: -78.783889), Type: 71.9, Structure height: 45051 m, Overall height: 71.9 m, Registrant: Radiotvlaw Associates, LLC, Anthony@radiotvlaw.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 681-2201
  • 1.95 Km S Of Sr 90 (Lat: 33.837222 Lon: -78.783611), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 71.9 m, Registrant: Atlantic Beach Radio Inc, Littl-e River, Phone: (843) 399-9649

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$189,7385$245,0386$201,807
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$155,2201$169,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$301,7704$215,5383$269,713
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$170,6102$175,7501$292,780
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$126,910

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$118,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atlantic Beach, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atlantic Beach, SC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atlantic Beach, SC
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atlantic Beach, SC
  • 95.3%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Atlantic Beach compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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