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Average rent in Myrtle Beach, SC

$1,589/mo Myrtle Beach, SC average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Myrtle Beach, SC is $1,589.

    Myrtle Beach, SC apartment rent ranges

    About 52% of apartment rents in Myrtle Beach, SC range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 10% of apartments. Around 30% of Myrtle Beach’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 8% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Myrtle Beach, SC rent trends

    Getting around in Myrtle Beach, SC

    48 /100
    59 /100
    Walk Score®: 48, Bike Score®: 59

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Myrtle Beach, SC last updated?

    Prices and availability in Myrtle Beach, SC were last updated on 22 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    The best apartments in Myrtle Beach, SC are: SeaPath on 67th, Latitude @ the Commons, The Landings at Grande Dunes and The Tides at Myrtle Beach.

    What is the average rent in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    The average rent in Myrtle Beach, SC is $1,589. Start your search for apartments in Myrtle Beach, SC now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC is between $1,360 and $2,456. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Myrtle Beach, SC now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC is between $1,665 and $3,275. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Myrtle Beach, SC is between $1,395 and $2,050. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Myrtle Beach, SC.

    What type of rental buildings are in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    In Myrtle Beach, 42% of the residents are renting compared to 58% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 3% of Myrtle Beach’s rentals, 74% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Myrtle Beach are about 16 years old, on average. Of these, 72% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Myrtle Beach, SC?

    Studio apartments in Myrtle Beach are around 0.1% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 37% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 51% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Myrtle Beach, SC

    Myrtle Beach is a small town and vacation spot along the Atlantic coast of South Carolina. It is home to the Grand Strand, a string of beaches going as long as 60 miles. Although it is mostly known as a resort and tourist location, it is a great place for anyone who wants to live and work near the beach. Myrtle Beach has a humid subtropical climate, with significant rainfall throughout the year. The average temperatures range between 35°F and 89°F from winter to summer. The town offers high-quality public schools, affordable housing, and family-friendly neighborhoods, making it an ideal renting choice for families. Young professionals who want to rent here will find a wide range of job opportunities in Myrtle Beach. With its golf courses, great weather and plenty of leisure activities, Myrtle Beach is also a great renting spot for retirees.

    Renting in Myrtle Beach, SC

    The cost of living in Myrtle Beach is lower than the national average, making it easier for families and young professionals to secure good housing. Some of the best neighborhoods to rent in include Grande Dunes, which is located along the Grand Strand, Carolina Forest, Market Common, Prestwick, North Beach Plantation and Dunes Club. The western part of the city offers more affordable rental options, while northeastern neighborhoods are popular among affluent renters. Although most people living in Myrtle Beach are homeowners, the town still provides renter protection. Landlords are required to give a 30-day eviction notice when there's a reasonable cause. Also, a renter has five days after the due date to pay their rent before being sent an eviction notice.

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    Myrtle Beach, SC demographics

    Myrtle Beach, SC has a population of 35,116 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,111 of Myrtle Beach’s residents are women and 17,005 are men. The median age of those who live in Myrtle Beach, SC is 45.7.

    Shopping in Myrtle Beach, SC

    Myrtle Beach offers plenty of shopping, nightlife and relaxation opportunities. The downtown area is highly walkable, with many restaurants, shops, hotels, attractions and entertainment. Some of the major shopping malls in the town include Coastal Grand Mall, Village Square Shopping Center, Grand Strand Plaza Shopping Center, Myrtle Beach Shopping Center and Rainbow Harbor. The town also has department stores like Dillard's, Belk, JCPenney, Target, Sears, T.J. Maxx and Ross Dress for Less. As for groceries, renters typically shop at Walmart Neighborhood Market, The Fresh Market and Food Lion.

    Myrtle Beach, SC households

    • 8,535 Family
      6,490 Non-family
    • 3,263 Children
      11,762 No Children
    • 15,025Total Number of Households
    • 2.33Average People Per Household
    • $45,701Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 15,025 households in Myrtle Beach, SC. 8,535 are family households and 6,490 are non-family households. There are 3,263 households with children in Myrtle Beach and 11,762 households without children. On average, about 2.33 people live in a household in Myrtle Beach, SC.

    Transportation in Myrtle Beach, SC

    Myrtle Beach is somewhat walkable and bikeable, but renters use their cars or public transportation to get around the town. In addition, major thoroughfares such as U.S. Route 501, South Carolina Highway 544 or the 28-mile Veterans Highway (South Carolina Highway 22) run through Myrtle Beach, making it easy for renters to access neighboring cities. The town offers decent public transportation as well, with bus routes provided by Coast RTA reaching Conway and Georgetown. And, since Myrtle Beach is also a vacation destination, there are multiple car rental and airport shuttle services in the area. Those looking for convenience can get around with ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. For air travel, the Myrtle Beach International Airport is conveniently located only 3 miles away from downtown Myrtle Beach.

    Myrtle Beach, SC education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Myrtle Beach, SC is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 9% have a Graduate Degree.

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