17.0% Poverty Rate in Horry County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Horry County, South Carolina

How does the Poverty Rate in Horry County, South Carolina compare to other counties in South Carolina?

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Horry County, South Carolina born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

16.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Horry County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 16.4%.

24.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Horry County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Horry County, South Carolina born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Horry County, South Carolina have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 286,297 residents of Horry County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 47,090 (16.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,773 (24.4%) of 19,538 residents of Horry County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Horry County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Horry County is 17.0%.
Horry County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Conway 25.7%

19,310

Forestbrook 1.9%

5,950

Garden City 9.9%

9,539

Little River 5.7%

9,208

Loris 18.7%

2,495

Myrtle Beach 23.8%

30,574

North Myrtle Beach 12.1%

15,449

Red Hill 23.6%

14,908

Socastee 21.1%

23,269

Surfside Beach 12.2%

4,232

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2018 South Carolina Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for South Carolina in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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