Loris, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 2,761 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.8%
 
Males: 1,312  (47.5%)
Females: 1,449  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29569.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,787 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Loris:

$40,787
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,952 (it was $13,779 in 2000)

Loris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $168,721 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Loris:

$168,721
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $162,794; detached houses: $171,463; townhouses or other attached units: $199,513; mobile homes: $55,469

Median gross rent in 2019: $719.

March 2019 cost of living index in Loris: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Loris, SC (2019)
    • 1,88068.6%White alone
    • 79829.1%Black alone
    • 311.1%Hispanic
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Loris, South Carolina as of July 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Loris is 33 to 1.


Crime rates in Loris by year

Type

2007

2008

2010

2011

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.7)
1
(36.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(124.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.5)
1
(38.9)
4
(152.1)
6
(222.6)
2
(73.5)
1
(36.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(172.3)
5
(214.6)
9
(373.1)
5
(206.3)
2
(80.5)
1
(38.9)
3
(114.1)
3
(111.3)
3
(110.2)
3
(109.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(387.6)
18
(772.5)
13
(539.0)
13
(536.3)
15
(603.4)
7
(272.1)
24
(912.5)
15
(556.6)
15
(551.1)
29
(1,058)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(1,464)
19
(815.5)
40
(1,658)
36
(1,485)
24
(965.4)
12
(466.4)
28
(1,065)
15
(556.6)
24
(881.7)
17
(620.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(4,393)
91
(3,906)
153
(6,343)
148
(6,106)
116
(4,666)
81
(3,148)
117
(4,449)
99
(3,673)
91
(3,343)
63
(2,299)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(258.4)
4
(171.7)
12
(497.5)
12
(495.0)
4
(160.9)
2
(77.7)
15
(570.3)
9
(334.0)
14
(514.3)
5
(182.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.3)
1
(40.2)
2
(77.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index428.1445.9728.9556.9476.3262.0712.5535.4512.1496.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Loris, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.38
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Loris, SC City Guides:

Ancestries: English (24.3%), American (9.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), Irish (3.9%), Scottish (2.4%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/26/1902

Elevation: 99 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 887 people per square mile   (low).

Loris, South Carolina map

58 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

2.0%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $940 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $767 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 78.89 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Loris, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Loris, SC in 2019

Property values in Loris, SC

Loris satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2018: 23 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2019: 35 buildings, average cost: $111,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Loris, SC residents
Average permit cost in Loris, SC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Loris, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Loris, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)

Average climate in Loris, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Loris, 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 6.7 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 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Loris-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 13% smaller 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 above South Carolina state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from Loris 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 99.3 miles away from Loris center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 206.7 miles away from Loris center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from Loris center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Loris:

  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 3655 MITCHELL ST)
  • MCLEOD LORIS SEACOAST HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 3655 MITCHELL STREET)
  • LORIS EXTENDED CARE CENTER (3620 STEVENS STREET)
  • LORIS DIALYSIS CENTER (3827 BELL STREET)

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: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 20 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Robeson Community College (about 40 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 45 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 47 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 55 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 56 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)

Public high school in Loris:

  • LORIS HIGH (Location: 301 LORIS LIONS ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Loris:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 56, Location: 1375 TORY HILL RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Loris:

  • LORIS MIDDLE (Students: 836, Location: 5209 HIGHWAY 66, Grades: 6-8)
  • LORIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 789, Location: 901 HIGHWAY 9 BUSINESS EAST, Grades: PK-5)
  • DAISY ELEMENTARY (Students: 583, Location: 2801 RED BLUFF ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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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

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

LORIS CITY OF (2610010) (Population served: 2,980, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2010), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-19-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-01-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2007)
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Loris:

Marital status in Loris, SC
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Loris:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Loris
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Loris, 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.
State:

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
This 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:
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%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Loris:

51.1%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Loris:

48.2%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Loris:

29.1
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Loris:

12.0%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Loris:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Loris:

79.6%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Loris, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$55,988$61,0780$0
Water Supply 5$15,308$36,7390$0
Other Government Administration 4$16,882$50,6460$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,255$36,7650$0
Police - Other 4$19,575$58,7251$2,637
Other and Unallocable 1$3,721$44,6520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,796$57,5520$0
Sewerage 1$4,771$57,2520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,982
Totals for Government 31$133,296$51,5982$4,619

Loris government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000 ($362.91)
    Sewerage: $978,000 ($354.22)
    Police Protection: $863,000 ($312.57)
    Water Utilities: $662,000 ($239.77)
    Central Staff Services: $452,000 ($163.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $251,000 ($90.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $171,000 ($61.93)
    General - Other: $103,000 ($37.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $230,000 ($83.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000 ($33.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($9.42)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($8.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,221,000 ($442.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($20.64)

Loris government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $766,000 ($277.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $488,000 ($176.75)
    Other: $47,000 ($17.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($9.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $149,000 ($53.97)
    Highways: $60,000 ($21.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $287,000 ($103.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($20.64)
    Rents: $33,000 ($11.95)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($3.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $612,000 ($221.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $138,000 ($49.98)
    Highways: $130,000 ($47.08)
    Other: $36,000 ($13.04)
  • Tax - Property: $1,149,000 ($416.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $938,000 ($339.73)
    Public Utility License: $220,000 ($79.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $66,000 ($23.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($1.81)

Loris government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,173,000 ($424.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $933,000 ($337.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000 ($86.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,583,000 ($573.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $417,000 ($151.03)

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 Loris, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
McDonald's1

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.)
Loris fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Loris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.1mTotal length
  • $347,000Total costs
  • 26,422Total average daily traffic
  • 1,771Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,526Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Loris, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Loris, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • LIBERTY ST, Liberty St (Lat: 34.054333 Lon: -78.894472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTC239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6653.75 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2020, Expiration Date: 02/16/2030, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, 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, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2020, Expiration Date: 02/16/2030, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, 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, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2020, Certifier: Toni Bessent, Registrant: Horry County Government, 2560 Main St, Conway, SC 29526, Phone: (843) 915-5800, Fax: (843) 915-6402, Email:
  • LORIS, Suggs Street (Lat: 34.044278 Lon: -78.895944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQYJ833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2016, Expiration Date: 10/19/2026, Certifier: Richard Gerrald, Registrant: Horry County Government, 2560 Main St, Conway, SC 29526, Phone: (843) 915-5800, Fax: (843) 915-6402, Email:
  • PLEASANT VIE, Adjacent To Grainger Rd. 0.3 Miles Ne Of Hwy. 19 (Lat: 34.085833 Lon: -79.071389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 142 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQYJ834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2016, Expiration Date: 10/19/2026, Certifier: Richard Gerrald, Registrant: Horry County Government, 2560 Main St, Conway, SC 29526, Phone: (843) 915-5800, Fax: (843) 915-6402, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (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:

10 (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 in Loris, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Loris, SC - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 88. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 184 took place in 2018, and the least - 9 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Loris, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.9%), and Structure Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Loris, SC
    • 63144.9%Outside Fires
    • 47433.7%Structure Fires
    • 23316.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 684.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Loris, SC
  • 95.4%Electricity
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Loris, SC
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Loris compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • William E. Hucks (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.