Surfside Beach, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 4,119 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 1,965  (47.7%)
Females: 2,154  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29575.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,691 (it was $40,612 in 2000)
Surfside Beach:

$41,691
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,959 (it was $24,445 in 2000)

Surfside Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $233,610 (it was $148,200 in 2000)
Surfside Beach:

$233,610
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,395; Detached houses: $205,808; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,528; In 2-unit structures: $212,605; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,049; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,363; Mobile homes: $65,717

Median gross rent in 2013: $863.

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  • Races in Surfside Beach, SC (2013)

    Surfside Beach races chart
    • 3,73890.4%White alone
    • 1964.7%Hispanic
    • 1333.2%Two or more races
    • 320.8%Black alone
    • 160.4%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Surfside Beach: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.7%), Irish (13.7%), German (12.0%), United States (6.6%), Scottish (4.4%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1964

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 2,129 people per square mile   (low).

Surfside Beach,SC real estate house value index trend

Surfside Beach, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Surfside Beach:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Surfside Beach town:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

178 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This town:

4.3%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Surfside Beach, South Carolina as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Surfside Beach to the number of sex offenders is 572 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $823 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $709 (0.3%)

Surfside Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (74.4 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (153.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (490.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Garden City, SC (1.5 miles ), Socastee, SC (2.3 miles ), Murrells Inlet, SC (2.4 miles ), Forestbrook, SC (2.8 miles ), Myrtle Beach, SC (3.0 miles ), Bucksport, SC (3.0 miles ), Waccamaw, SC (3.5 miles ), Red Hill, SC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1998: 89 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2000: 76 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2003: 100 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2005: 105 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $210,600
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $234,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.61 N, Longitude: 78.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,240 (+30.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 305 (16.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Surfside Beach household income distribution Surfside Beach home values distribution

Property values in Surfside Beach, SC


Crime rates in Surfside Beach by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 402012202332
per 100,000 88.30.043.80.020.641.341.80.041.077.375.549.2
Robberies 1178458674454
per 100,000 242.8155.2175.184.7103.2165.1125.5145.181.9103.0125.898.5
Assaults 15316101217101513171113
per 100,000 331.166.5350.1211.7247.6350.8209.1311.0266.2437.9276.7320.1
Burglaries 67475353114757968901048968
per 100,000 1,479.01,042.41,159.71,121.92,352.51,547.71,652.01,409.91,842.82,679.02,238.41,674.5
Thefts 256176216201208255196212230263294174
per 100,000 5,651.23,903.34,726.54,254.94,292.25,262.14,098.74,395.64,709.36,774.97,394.44,284.7
Auto thefts 211118213724514142131318
per 100,000 463.6244.0393.9444.5763.5495.31,066.5850.1860.0334.9327.0443.2
Arson N/A10000001102
per 100,000 N/A22.20.00.00.00.00.00.020.525.80.049.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 361.3193.4287.9220.7309.9320.4299.5281.0311.4417.3396.2286.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Surfside Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.17
South Carolina average:

2.44

Surfside Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Surfside Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Surfside Beach, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Surfside Beach, South Carolina average temperatures Surfside Beach, South Carolina average precipitation Surfside Beach, South Carolina humidity Surfside Beach, South Carolina wind speed Surfside Beach, South Carolina snowfall Surfside Beach, South Carolina sunshine Surfside Beach, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Surfside Beach-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the Surfside Beach town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the town center injured 46 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surfside Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.5 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 76.4 miles away from Surfside Beach center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 100.2 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 202.8 miles away from the city 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 78.0 miles away from Surfside Beach center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.9 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).
Surfside Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Surfside Beach:

  • LIBERTY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (2035 GLENNS BAY ROAD, SUITE 102)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Surfside Beach:

  • GRAND STRAND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MYRTLE BEACH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MYRTLE BEACH (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • COVENANT TOWERS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • KINGSTON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CONWAY, SC)
  • CHARTER SANDS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CONWAY, SC)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CARE CENTER OF CONWAY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CONWAY, SC)

Amtrak stations near Surfside Beach:

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

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

  • Coastal Carolina University (about 14 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 14 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Francis Marion University (about 57 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 66 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Robeson Community College (about 71 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 74 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 76 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)

Public elementary/middle schools in Surfside Beach:

Private elementary/middle schools in Surfside Beach:

  • FIRST BAPTIST WEESCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 711 16TH AVE N; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEARNING TREE (THE) (Students: 78; Location: 2061 GLENNS BAY RD; Grades: PK - KG)

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Notable locations in Surfside Beach: Grand Strand Tennis Club (A), Horry County Memorial Library Surfside Branch (B), Horry County Fire Department Surfside (C), Surfside Beach Fire Department Surfside Beach (D), Surfside Beach Police Department (E), Surfside Beach Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Surfside Beach include: First Baptist Church of Surfside (A), Episcopal Church of the Resurrection (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Dogwood Lake (A), Floral Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Horry County - Libraries- Branches- Surfside Beach- TDD (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 410 Surfside Drive), Libraries-Horry County - Surfside Beach (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 410 Surfside Drive), Boardwalk Beach Services (Recreation Areas; 215 Sandy Lane), Legends in Concert (Amusement & Theme Parks; 301 Highway 17 South), Adventure Falls Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 735 Highway 17 South), Horry County - Libraries- Branches- North Myrtle Beach- TDD (799 2nd Avenue North), York Amusement CO Inc (714 15th Avenue South), All Points Travel & Tours (Tours & Charters; 720 Highway 17 North).

Hotels: Astro Motel (1725 Highway 17 North), Holiday Inn SunSpree Resorts (1601 North Ocean Blvd), Days Inn Surfside Beach Resort (15 South Ocean Boulevard), Plantation Resort of Myrtle Beach (1250 Highway 17 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.5%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Surfside Beach, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Surfside Beach compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Surfside Beach (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Surfside 544 Branch at 2361 Dick Pond Rd, branch established on 1997/12/01; Surfside Branch at 1410 Highway 17 North, branch established on 1986/02/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: 211 Highway 17 North Branch at 211 Highway 17 North, branch established on 2002/09/01; Wal-Mart Supercenter Branch at 2751 Beaver Run Boulevard, branch established on 1996/08/21. 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
  • First Palmetto Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Surfside Beach Branch at 2293 Glenn's Bay Road, branch established on 2001/02/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $625.7 mil, Deposits: $495.8 mil, headquarters in Camden, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • The Conway National Bank: Surfside Beach Branch at Fifth Avenue And Highway 17, branch established on 1972/05/23. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $914.3 mil, Deposits: $733.3 mil, headquarters in Conway, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Surfside Beach Branch at 1207 Highway 17 North, branch established on 1974/06/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Surfside Beach Branch at 300 Highway 17 North, branch established on 1980/09/22. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Surfside Beach Branch at 112 Highway 17 S, branch established on 1954/01/11. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
South Carolina average:

12.0

Surfside Beach travel time to work - commute Surfside Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Surfside Beach town (based on Horry County data)

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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,784$40,2820$0
Other Government Administration 6$25,680$51,36011$9,923
Judicial and Legal 2$7,851$47,1060$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$60,345$40,2303$3,505
Police - Other 1$3,283$39,3961$706
Firefighters 7$26,333$45,1425$4,189
Streets and Highways 10$31,328$37,5940$0
Solid Waste Management 8$24,381$36,5720$0
Parks and Recreation 6$18,691$37,3820$0
Other and Unallocable 8$23,517$35,2761$2,190
Totals for Government 71$238,193$40,25821$20,513

Surfside Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $842,000 ($204.42)
    Central Staff Services: $791,000 ($192.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $672,000 ($163.15)
    Regular Highways: $448,000 ($108.76)
    Fire Protection: $382,000 ($92.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $334,000 ($81.09)
    Financial Administration: $187,000 ($45.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000 ($29.38)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($29.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $347,000 ($84.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $104,000 ($25.25)
    Central Staff: $78,000 ($18.94)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($16.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($8.74)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,502,000 ($607.43)

Surfside Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $676,000 ($164.12)
    All Other: $135,000 ($32.77)
    Parking Facilities: $101,000 ($24.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($9.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($9.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($3.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $79,000 ($19.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $219,000 ($53.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $185,000 ($44.91)
    Property Sale Other: $12,000 ($2.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $526,000 ($127.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,501,000 ($364.41)
    NEC: $1,046,000 ($253.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $499,000 ($121.15)
    Public Utilities: $405,000 ($98.32)

Surfside Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,520,000 ($369.02)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,825,000 ($928.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,580,000 ($869.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,480,000 ($359.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,000 ($9.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $245,000 ($59.48)

Surfside Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,195,000 ($1018.45)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,480,000 ($359.31)

7.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Georgetown County, SC  0.37% ($28,467 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.16% ($27,790)
from Florence County, SC  0.13% ($31,272)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Horry County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Georgetown County, SC  0.34% ($28,960 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.20% ($37,626)
to Richland County, SC  0.14% ($27,817)

Strongest AM radio stations in Surfside Beach:

  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Surfside Beach:

  • WYAV (104.1 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)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYAK-FM (103.1 FM; SURFSIDE BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMBJ (88.3 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSYN (106.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSEA (100.3 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLGI (90.9 FM; HEMINGWAY, SC; Owner: LOUIS G. GREGORY BAHA'I INSTITUTE)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Surfside Beach:

  • WWSC-LP (Channel 28; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: WWSC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W51AT (Channel 51; GEORGETOWN, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
Surfside Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Surfside Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Surfside Beach)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5050 Hwy 17 Byp (Lat: 33.667667 Lon: -78.971972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPPV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 163.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2004, Expiration Date: 02/02/2015, Certifier: Richard A Melvin
    Registrant: Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572, Phone: (843) 692-1802, Fax: (843) 692-1806, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.575722 Lon: -79.041139, Call Sign: KIU720
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.640 MHz, 161.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1981
    Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw & Pittman, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037-1122, Phone: (202) 663-8203, Fax: (202) 513-8899, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Water Tower Rd (Lat: 33.629583 Lon: -79.965333), Structure height: 40.2 m, Overall height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WNTW746
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.043 MHz, 928.043 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/1995, Expiration Date: 02/23/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (803) 448-1686
  • Surfside Tank, Water Tower Road (Lat: 33.629611 Lon: -79.965361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.2 m, Overall height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WPQR730
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.043 MHz, 952.043 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2010, Expiration Date: 09/06/2020, Certifier: Justin Collins
    Registrant: Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority, 170 Jackson Bluff Road, Conway, SC 29528, Phone: (803) 443-8200, Fax: (803) 347-4680, Email:
  • BURGESS WILD, 910 Highway 17 S (Lat: 33.608056 Lon: -78.990000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQOV567
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2012, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Surfside Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16528 , Serial Number: 28-7305275, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Alan D Kirschner, 712b S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 732XT , Serial Number: 21061863, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Fred N Hicks, Po Box 14524, Surfside Beach, SC 29587
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97684 , Serial Number: 108-684, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Jr Smith, 1113 N Cherry Dr, Surfside Beach, SC 29577

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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 ORIGINATED4$243,75069$238,391208$260,9766$123,000167$307,3411$22,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$318,40016$224,6252$7,0009$273,8890$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$013$254,15481$250,7900$054$259,5931$25,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$108,0008$237,37544$271,5911$135,00029$278,4830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$265,0003$320,33313$184,4621$50,00010$246,9000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$254,6673$196,3333$280,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$267,5001$250,0002$267,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$226,0001$218,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$219,5000$01$215,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Surfside Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Surfside Beach, SC
Businesses in Surfside Beach, SC
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Hardee's2
Blockbuster1Holiday Inn1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Circle K1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Nike1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Dennys1Rodeway Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
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