Little River, SC Population

Population: 7,027
Males: 3,380 (48.1%), Females: 3,647 (51.9%)

Horry County

Zip code: 29566

Median resident age: 49.0 years
Median household income: $40,427
Median house value: $127,200

Races in Little River:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.9%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (15.6%), Irish (13.1%), English (12.1%), United States (9.9%), Italian (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%).

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Little River

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little River CDP

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

2.7% Foreign born (1.1% North America, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Little River:

  • GRAND STRAND REG MED CENTER (about 23 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; LORIS, SC)
  • BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; SUPPLY, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Little River:

  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 25 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
  • WILMINGTON INTL (about 58 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; Abbreviation: ILM)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 79 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: FAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Little River:

Colleges and Universities

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

  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,550)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (about 57 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,996)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 69 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,506)

Schools

Public high school in Little River:

  • NORTH MYRTLE BEACH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,119; Location: 3750 SEA MOUNTAIN HWY.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Little River:

  • NO. MYRTLE BEACH MIDDLE (Students: 978; Location: 647 HIGHWAY 90; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTH MYRTLE BEACH INTERMEDIATE (Students: 596; Location: 700 SANDRIDGE ROAD; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • NORTH MYRTLE BEACH ELEMENTARY (Students: 565; Location: 700 SANDRIDGE ROAD; Grades: 02 – 03)

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