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Population in 2012: 2,465 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 

Males: 1,109  (45.0%)
Females: 1,356  (55.0%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29569.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,119 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Loris:

$31,119
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,592

Loris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,240 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Loris:

$119,240
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,547; Detached houses: $157,243; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,828; Mobile homes: $51,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $571.

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  • Black alone - 1,305 (50.5%)
  • White alone - 1,123 (43.5%)
  • Hispanic - 112 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.2%)

Races in Loris detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Loris: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.5%), English (9.5%), German (5.4%), United States (4.9%), West Indian (2.9%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/26/1902

Elevation: 99 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 792 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Loris:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loris city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

183 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This city:  7.1%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Loris, South Carolina as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Loris to the number of sex offenders is 45 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $902 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $565 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (57.2 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (122.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (459.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tabor City, NC (2.5 miles ), Longs, SC (3.0 miles) , Floyds, SC (3.7 miles) , Conway, SC (4.2 miles ), Cerro Gordo, NC (4.3 miles ), Aynor, SC (4.3 miles ), Chadbourn, NC (4.3 miles ), Nichols, SC (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 78.89 W

Area code: 843

Loris household income distribution Loris home values distribution

Property values in Loris, SC


 

Crime rates in Loris by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2010 2011
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20000030
per 100,000 94.00.00.00.00.00.0124.40.0
Robberies 44344595
per 100,000 188.0189.8135.2179.1172.3214.6373.1206.3
Assaults 31191179181313
per 100,000 1456.8901.8495.7313.3387.6772.5539.0536.3
Burglaries 2717162234194036
per 100,000 1268.8806.8721.0984.81464.3815.51658.41485.1
Thefts 14486737510291153148
per 100,000 6766.94081.63289.83357.24392.83905.66343.36105.6
Auto thefts 1313138641212
per 100,000 610.9617.0585.8358.1258.4171.7497.5495.0
Arson N/A0000001
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.041.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.9) 843.8514.0374.2353.5434.5452.7739.9565.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Loris, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-6.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Loris-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Loris city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Loris-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Loris center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Horry County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Loris:

  • LORIS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 3827 BELL STREET)
  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3655 MITCHELL ST)
  • MCLEOD LORIS SEACOAST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 3655 MITCHELL STREET)
  • LORIS EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3620 STEVENS STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Loris, SC

Airports and heliports located in Loris:


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Amtrak station near Loris:

  • 18 miles: CONWAY (1101 3RD AVE.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loris:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 20 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 20 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Francis Marion University (about 46 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 47 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 55 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 60 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)

Public high school in Loris:

  • LORIS HIGH (Students: 836; Location: 301 Loris Lions Road; Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Loris:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 1375 TORY HILL RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Loris:

  • LORIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 789; Location: 901 Highway 9 Business East; Grades: PK-5)
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Notable locations in Loris: Loris Commerce Center (A), Loris City Hall (B), Horry County Memorial Library Loris Branch Library (C), Loris Fire Department (D), Horry County Fire Department Loris (E), Loris Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Loris include: Mount Rona Church (A), Trinity Baptist Church (B), Loris First Baptist Church (C), Berean Assembly of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Patterson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Fox Bay (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries-Horry County - Branches- Loris (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4316 Main Street), Horry County - Libraries- Branches- Loris (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4316 Main Street), Three G Stables (1620 Highway 646).

Hotel: Loris Motel (890 Highway 701 North).

 
Horry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.06353
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

11.7

Drinking water stations with addresses in Loris and their reported violations in the past:

LORIS CITY OF (Population served: 3088, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 5.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Loris, SC

81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
83 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Loris compared to South Carolina state average:

Loris, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Loris (2011 data):

  • Horry County State Bank: Meeting Street Branch, at 5009 Broad Street, Tabor City Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $537.9 mil, Deposits: $491.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Hcsb Financial Corporation
  • Anderson Brothers Bank: Loris Branch at 4230 East Main Street, branch established on 1999/09/07; Loris 701 Branch at 302 Highway 701 North, branch established on 2007/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $394.3 mil, headquarters in Mullins, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Anderson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Loris Branch at 3650 Main Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Loris Branch at 3610 Broad Street, branch established on 2002/09/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: 4311 Main Street Branch at 4311 Main Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Loris travel time to work - commute


Loris mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Loris city (based on Horry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.28%
Here42.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents47.2%17.3%13.0%5.1%2.5%
Congregations45.7%2.2%11.6%2.2%1.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.2%1.3%1.2%1.1%8.9%
Congregations1.7%5.6%3.4%6.9%19.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Horry County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

18.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Horry County:

15.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$11,879$35,6370$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$855
Police Protection - Officers 10$39,396$47,2750$0
Police - Other 4$13,774$41,3221$1,138
Streets and Highways 4$8,623$25,8690$0
Sewerage 1$3,357$40,2840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,375$40,5000$0
Water Supply 5$10,771$25,8500$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,618$31,4160$0
Totals for Government 30$93,793$37,5172$1,993

Loris government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($6.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $501,000 ($203.25)
    Water Utilities: $492,000 ($199.59)
    Sewerage: $448,000 ($181.74)
    General - Other: $406,000 ($164.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $361,000 ($146.45)
    Regular Highways: $306,000 ($124.14)
    Central Staff Services: $145,000 ($58.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000 ($53.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $123,000 ($49.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $121,000 ($49.09)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($23.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($10.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($4.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($3.25)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $832,000 ($337.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $93,000 ($37.73)

Loris government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $480,000 ($194.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $228,000 ($92.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($9.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $144,000 ($58.42)
    Public Welfare: $65,000 ($26.37)
    Highways: $13,000 ($5.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $583,000 ($236.51)
    Rents: $21,000 ($8.52)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($4.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $437,000 ($177.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $230,000 ($93.31)
    General Local Government Support: $159,000 ($64.50)
    Highways: $47,000 ($19.07)
  • Tax - Property: $733,000 ($297.36)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $488,000 ($197.97)
    Public Utility License: $105,000 ($42.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $47,000 ($19.07)
    Other License: $24,000 ($9.74)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($1.22)

Loris government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,697,000 ($1094.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,498,000 ($1013.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($111.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($30.43)

Loris government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,000 ($64.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,303,000 ($934.28)

10.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.43%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.10%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Georgetown County, SC  0.47% ($36,553 average AGI)
from Florence County, SC  0.18% ($51,126)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.17% ($41,477)


6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Georgetown County, SC  0.42% ($39,877 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.17% ($36,056)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.15% ($33,810)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loris:

  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loris:

  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, 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)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)

TV broadcast stations around Loris:

  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Loris, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Loris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Loris)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Loris, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LIBERTY ST, Liberty St (Lat: 34.054333 Lon: -78.894472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40.8 m, Overall height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WNTC239
    Assigned Frequencies: 6653.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2009, Expiration Date: 02/16/2020
    Registrant: South Carolina Public Service Authority, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-6101, Phone: (843) 761-8000, Fax: (843) 761-4115, Email:
  • MYRTLE BEACH, 1.8 Mi Nw Of Int Of St 905 & St 31 (Lat: 33.929889 Lon: -78.852250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WNTC240
    Assigned Frequencies: 6813.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2009, Expiration Date: 02/16/2020
    Registrant: South Carolina Public Service Authority, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-6101, Phone: (843) 761-8000, Fax: (843) 761-4115, Email:
  • PLEASANT VIEW, On Route 19 0.3mi S Of Hwy 917 (Lat: 34.085833 Lon: -79.071389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 142 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WNTS335
    Assigned Frequencies: 2133.20 MHz, 6795.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/1999, Expiration Date: 05/18/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2009
    Registrant: Myrtle Beach Communications, 1330 Enterprise Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, Phone: (843) 448-7734, Fax: (843) 448-2005
  • PLEASANT VIEW, On Route 19 0.3mi S Of Hwy 917 (Lat: 34.085833 Lon: -79.071389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 142 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WPQY604
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Toni Bessent
    Registrant: Horry County Government, 2560 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526, Phone: (843) 915-6927, Fax: (843) 915-6402, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Loris)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Loris)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$103,7851$132,5308$119,8431$47,2202$84,0303$44,017
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$76,9501$93,8603$156,3070$00$01$40,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$180,1200$00$01$77,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$100,9900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$158,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Loris


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Loris, SC

Most common first names in Loris, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9867.6 years
John9070.7 years
Mary8573.6 years
William8367.6 years
Robert5468.0 years
George5470.2 years
Willie3368.8 years
Annie3273.5 years
Charles2768.1 years
Thomas2569.6 years
Most common last names in Loris, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Todd11872.9 years
Hardee11074.8 years
Cox10372.8 years
Graham9473.5 years
Johnson8270.9 years
Fowler7574.1 years
Prince6173.9 years
Grainger5572.5 years
Floyd5174.1 years
Causey5169.8 years
Businesses in Loris, SC
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul2
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