Hispanic population boom in Horry County

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The 2010 U.S. census keeps on giving us some great insight on all the facts and figures pertaining to our little slice of South Carolina.

This past Friday June 3, The Sun News reported that the Hispanic population in Horry County has exploded this past ten years. Regardless of your stance on the current climate and debate going on regarding immigration in this state, the simple fact is the Hispanic population is at almost 10% in Horry County and more specifically, in the southern areas of Myrtle Beach Hispanics make up 20-25% of the populations in areas such as Socastee

The Sun News' write-up explored the positives of having this booming population along the Strand; including added businesses that help our local economy. Additionally they hint that the increase of any population to the area is good over all and a great indicator of how well the economy may be going. Head on over and read Adva Saldinger's article over at The Sun News. 


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