Little River, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 8,960.
Population change since 2000: +27.5%
Males: 4,446  (49.6%)
Females: 4,514  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

58.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29566.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,047 (it was $40,427 in 2000)
Little River:

$47,047
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,595 (it was $22,733 in 2000)

Little River CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $193,351 (it was $118,000 in 2000)
Little River:

$193,351
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $217,626; detached houses: $253,940; townhouses or other attached units: $135,839; in 2-unit structures: $94,516; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,144; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,594; mobile homes: $61,309

Median gross rent in 2017: $870.

March 2019 cost of living index in Little River: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Black residents, 2.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.0% for American Indian residents, 2.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Little River, SC (2017)
    • 8,04085.0%White alone
    • 5766.1%Black alone
    • 4254.5%Asian alone
    • 1801.9%American Indian alone
    • 1791.9%Hispanic
    • 310.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Little River, South Carolina as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Little River is 342 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (24.0%), American (12.5%), Irish (8.4%), Italian (6.9%), German (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 857 people per square mile   (low).

Little River, South Carolina map

570 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This place:

5.8%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $756 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $687 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (47.7 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (134.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (465.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Carolina Shores, NC (1.9 miles ),
Calabash, NC (1.9 miles ),
North Myrtle Beach, SC (2.1 miles ),
Sunset Beach, NC (2.6 miles ),
Atlantic Beach, SC (2.6 miles ),
Briarcliffe Acres, SC (3.0 miles ),
Longs, SC (3.3 miles ),
Ocean Isle Beach, NC (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 78.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,130 (-11.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 891 (20.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 843

Distribution of median household income in Little River, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Little River, SC in 2017

Property values in Little River, SC

Little River satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Little River, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.7%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.8%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Little River, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)

Average climate in Little River, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Little River, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 18.2 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 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Little River-area historical tornado activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Little River place 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 40.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little River-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 110.4 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 103.0 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 221.7 miles away from Little River 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 126.7 miles away from Little River 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 104.9 miles away from Little River 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 116.9 miles away from Little River 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).
Little River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Little River:

  • GRAND STRAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF SHALLOTTE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SHALLOTTE, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS SHALLOTTE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SHALLOTTE, NC)

Heliports located in Little River:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little River:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 23 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 23 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 47 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 50 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 50 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Robeson Community College (about 57 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 63 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Public high school in Little River:

Public elementary/middle schools in Little River:

  • NORTH MYRTLE BEACH MIDDLE (Students: 1,308, Location: 11240 HIGHWAY 90, Grades: 6-8)
  • WATERWAY ELEMENTARY (Location: 700 SANDRIDGE ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 1287 HIGHWAY 57 SOUTH, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Little River

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Little River: Bay Tree Golf Plantation (A), Cypress Bay Golf Course (B), Eagle Nest Golf Course (C), Eastport Golf Course (D), Heather Glen Golf Course (E), River Hills Golf and Country Club (F), Lighthouse Twelve (G), Coquina Harbour (H), Crickett Cove Yacht Club (I), Summit Place of North Myrtle Beach (J), Horry County Fire Department Little River (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Little River Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Little River include: Little River United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Delight Church (C), North Myrtle Beach Pentecostal Church (D), Open Door Church (E), Saint Paul Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Platt Cemetery (1), North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens (2), Cedar Creek Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Mullet Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Horry County - Libraries- Branches- Stevens Crossroad (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 107 Highway 57 North) (1), Libraries-Horry County - Stevens Crossroad (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 107 Highway 57 North) (2), Elite Concierge (4473 Mineola Avenue) (3), Chamber of Commerce - N Myrtle Beach Office (270 Highway 17) (4), Collins Entertainment (Arcades & Amusements; 4309 Mineola Ave) (5), LA Belle AMIE Vineyard (Tours & Charters; 1120 Saint Joseph Road) (6), Getaway Cruises (Tours & Charters; 4495 Baker St) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Myrtle Beach Restaurants and Vacations Directory (4434 LRI Lane Apt 204) (1), Hartford Motor Inn (5409 North Ocean Boulevard) (2), Blockade Runner Motor Inn (1910 North Ocean Boulevard) (3), Lake Shore Motel (1443 Highway 17) (4), Mineola Motel (1505 Highway 17) (5), Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites North Myrtle Beach (722 Highway 17) (6), Holiday Inn in Myrtle Beach (Coquina Harbor 722 Highway 17 North Myrtle Beach) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Little River that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE RIVER W&SA (2620002) (Population served: 16,445, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
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
8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
4 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children in 2000

Banks with branches in Little River (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Stephens Crossroads Branch at 2496 Hwy 9 East, branch established on 2005/11/09; North Myrtle Beach Branch at 1702 Hwy 17, branch established on 1974/06/20. 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
  • Waccamaw Bank: Little River Branch at 1180 Hwy 17, branch established on 2008/08/04. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $562.0 mil, Deposits: $492.7 mil, headquarters in Whiteville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Waccamaw Bankshares, Inc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Little River Branch at 1390 Highway 17, branch established on 1986/03/21. 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
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: Little River Branch at 1376 Highway 17, branch established on 2003/06/16. 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 Bank: Little River Branch at 1602 Highway 17, branch established on 2008/07/14. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Horry County State Bank: Little River Branch at 3187 Highway 9 East, branch established on 1997/10/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $537.9 mil, Deposits: $491.4 mil, headquarters in Loris, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Hcsb Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Little River:

Marital status in Little River, SC
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Little River:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Little River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Little River, 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
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
Here:

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.
South Carolina:

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

18.38 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

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

9.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Horry County:

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:
This city:

49.8%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Little River:

44.9%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Little River:

29.1
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Little River:

11.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Little River:

74.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Little River, SC Residents

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)
Businesses in Little River, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
Days Inn1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts3U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Little River:

  • 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)
  • WNMB (900 AM; 1 kW; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little River:

  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBNU (103.7 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDAI (98.5 FM; PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Little River:

  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
Little River fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Little River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 56.9mTotal length
  • $3,286,000Total costs
  • 225,420Total average daily traffic
  • 16,796Total average daily truck traffic
  • 244,645Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Little River, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Little River, SC
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 ORIGINATED19$143,63454$125,864171$154,6395$86,63264$131,5706$66,937
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$143,79213$160,8691$5,5806$166,6231$21,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$141,83010$101,48176$179,5275$90,09418$123,0684$62,798
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$147,7856$181,88057$180,0342$115,13011$163,7052$74,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$127,5501$259,84015$161,7670$03$180,8571$97,960

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$154,0633$207,0932$110,525
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$216,8600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$106,3401$253,7001$62,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$75,0800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Little River, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Little River, SC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fires - 88 took place in 2008, and the least - 14 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Little River, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.3%), and Structure Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Little River, SC
    • 33443.3%Outside Fires
    • 28737.2%Structure Fires
    • 11715.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 334.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Little River, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Little River, South Carolina:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 722 Hwy 17 N, Little River, South Carolina 29566 , Phone: (843) 281-9400, Fax: (843) 280-0175
  • Days Inn Little River, 1564 Hwy 17, Little River, South Carolina 29566 , Phone: (843) 249-3535, Fax: (843) 280-8225
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Little River, South Carolina
Most common first names in Little River, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6872.2 years
James5772.3 years
William5673.8 years
John5271.8 years
Mary4276.8 years
Dorothy2481.1 years
Joseph2474.7 years
Thomas2264.0 years
Richard2171.0 years
Charles2174.8 years
Most common last names in Little River, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bellamy6772.4 years
Gore3266.5 years
Vereen2471.4 years
Lewis2371.3 years
Smith1780.2 years
Brown1672.7 years
Green1463.6 years
Johnson1276.5 years
Ward1274.2 years
Williams1166.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Little River, SC
  • 94.4%Electricity
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Little River, SC
  • 96.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Little River compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Little River on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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