Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Briarcliffe Acres, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (17.6%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (27.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.7%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.5%)
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Briarcliffe Acres, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Top executives (10.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Lawyers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (18.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.2%)
  • Top executives (14.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (12.3%)
  • Lawyers (7.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (16.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (12.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.2%)

Average climate in Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina average temperatures Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina average precipitation Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina humidity Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina wind speed Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina snowfall Briarcliffe Acres, South Carolina sunshine Briarcliffe Acres, 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 9.3 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 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Briarcliffe Acres-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 5.3 miles away from the Briarcliffe Acres 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 36.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Briarcliffe Acres-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 101.5 miles away from Briarcliffe Acres 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 94.1 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 215.0 miles away from the city 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 118.0 miles away from Briarcliffe Acres 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 96.0 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) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from Briarcliffe Acres center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Horry County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Briarcliffe Acres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Briarcliffe Acres:

  • GRAND STRAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • COVENANT TOWERS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MYRTLE BEACH (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MYRTLE BEACH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • CHARTER SANDS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CONWAY, SC)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CARE CENTER OF CONWAY (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CONWAY, SC)
  • COMPASS TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CONWAY, SC)

Amtrak stations near Briarcliffe Acres:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Briarcliffe Acres:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 15 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 16 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 59 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 59 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Francis Marion University (about 60 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Robeson Community College (about 60 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)

Points of interest:

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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:

70.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
South Carolina average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Briarcliffe Acres, 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
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

18.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
South Carolina:

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

15.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.2%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.1%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Briarcliffe Acres:

28.4
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Briarcliffe Acres:

58.8%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Briarcliffe Acres:

76.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Briarcliffe Acres, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,932$47,1840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,186
Totals for Government 1$3,932$47,1841$1,186

Briarcliffe Acres government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $74,000 ($132.14)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($117.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($107.14)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($69.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($66.07)
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000 ($53.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($42.86)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($17.86)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($14.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($107.14)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($8.93)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($8.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000 ($42.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $61,000 ($108.93)

Briarcliffe Acres government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($14.29)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($16.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($12.50)
    Other: $6,000 ($10.71)
  • Tax - Property: $288,000 ($514.29)
    Public Utility License: $42,000 ($75.00)

Briarcliffe Acres government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $600,000 ($1071.43)

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 Briarcliffe Acres:

  • 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 Briarcliffe Acres:

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

TV broadcast stations around Briarcliffe Acres:

  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWSC-LP (Channel 28; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: WWSC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • 120Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
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 ORIGINATED1$167,62016$192,65921$236,9651$90,19025$196,7181$64,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$198,7953$210,1530$03$229,7770$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$139,9205$245,13615$233,4501$82,65014$234,7442$60,465
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$230,9837$203,9530$06$198,1920$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$187,9202$183,4950$02$257,7350$0

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
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$160,4672$182,915
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$301,8901$166,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Briarcliffe Acres, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Briarcliffe Acres, SC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • 96.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Briarcliffe Acres compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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