Murrells Inlet, SC Population

Population: 5,519
Males: 2,731 (49.5%), Females: 2,788 (50.5%)

Georgetown County

Zip code: 29576

Median resident age: 47.0 years
Median household income: $39,877
Median house value: $198,500

Races in Murrells Inlet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Black (7.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (19.6%), English (16.6%), Irish (11.5%), United States (9.9%), Italian (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%).

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Murrells Inlet

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murrells Inlet CDP

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Murrells Inlet:

  • GRAND STRAND REG MED CENTER (about 15 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)
  • CONWAY HOSPITAL INC (about 21 miles; CONWAY, SC)
  • GEORGETOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; GEORGETOWN, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Murrells Inlet:

  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 13 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 64 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • CHARLESTON AFB/INTL (about 83 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Abbreviation: CHS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Murrells Inlet:

  • CONWAY-HORRY COUNTY (about 19 miles; CONWAY, SC; Abbreviation: HYW)
  • GEORGETOWN COUNTY (about 26 miles; GEORGETOWN, SC; Abbreviation: GGE)
  • GRAND STRAND (about 29 miles; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: CRE)
Amtrak stations near Murrells Inlet:

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

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murrells Inlet:

  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 74 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 79 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)

Schools

Public high school in Murrells Inlet:

  • SAINT JAMES HIGH (Students: 787; Location: 10800 HWY. 707; Grades: 09 – 12)

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