Myrtle Beach ranked the second-fastest growing metropolitan area in the country for the third consecutive year
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Myrtle Beach the second-fastest growing metropolitan area in the country based on percent population growth between 2017-18. This is the third year in a row that the U.S. Census ranked Myrtle Beach Number Two.
More than 17,000 people moved to the area between 2017-2018, representing a 3.8 percent growth. Myrtle Beach area was also the second fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States between 2016 and 2017.
More than 104,000 people moved to the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach area over the past eight years. That represents almost a 30 percent population growth, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. To see the full report, go to https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/estimates-county-metro.html.