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4:59 am on Monday July 2, 2012

Local population growth propels Grand Strand area to '10 Fastest Growing Metro Areas'

Flickr User: .m for matthijs Generally South Carolina areas were growing, but more rural areas of the state saw population losses. The latest update comes from U.S. Census population estimates from April 2010 to July 2011; the Grand Strand area was...
2:06 pm on Monday November 21, 2011

Migration to and from Horry County

Screen Shot: Forbes.com Blue is coming, red is going. We've covered a lot of 2010 Census news and related items, but this one might just be the easiest to understand and neatest tool yet.  The American people have always been fairly migrant, moving...
5:01 am on Wednesday September 14, 2011

Growing pains stir Carolina Forest residents (update: taking action)

World Resources Institute Update September 14th: The Carolina Forest Civic Association is getting more serious about accomodating the new growth. Along with resdistricting, the Carolina Forest community has been doing their due dilligence in the...
4:10 am on Thursday August 18, 2011

Seniors are the fastest growing age group in Horry County

Flickr user rofanator We're getting a little more gray in the past 10 years according to the 2010 Census. The over-65 crowd outpaced the younger age groups by jumping 56 percent since 2000. The 85 to 90-year old segment almost doubled. Accomodating...
7:15 am on Tuesday June 7, 2011

Hispanic population boom in Horry County

Flickr user Randy's World (Kinda) 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...
1:23 am on Monday May 9, 2011

Reshaping S.C. politics: Detailed 2010 Census data is in (update: Beaufort getting older)

Update May 9: The Packet has an article in its newspaper today which analyzes the county's steady growth in age. According to the census, more than 33% of Beaufort County citizens qualify for senior citizen discounts. Also, the number of people in...
5:09 am on Thursday May 5, 2011

The Myrtle Beach housing boom of the last decade

Flickr user: will engelmann It's no secret, there was a lot of homes, apartments and condos built this past decade. If a tourist who hasn't been to the Grand Strand since '99 came today they hardly recognize our little 60 mile stretch of land....
4:01 am on Sunday April 10, 2011

Will a new S.C. 'coastal district' make Tim Scott's seat vulnerable to Democrats?

Flickr user djeo As South Carolina dives into the redistricting battle to decide where to place a 7th congressional district all eyes are on how the new lines will affect the GOP v Dem powers. With the new seat likely centering on the Republican...
7:30 am on Wednesday April 6, 2011

Despite county growth, City of Beaufort's population rise remains slow (update: Beaufort Gazette chimes in)

Flickr user debcll Update, April 6: The Beaufort Gazette has an interesting editorial published in the April 6 edition of the newspaper applauding the city's "ambitious" plans to attract more people to the area. Follow this link to give that...
1:26 pm on Wednesday March 23, 2011

2010 US Census numbers are in. Now what?

Photo by massdistraction It's been 10 years since we took a snapshot of who is living in what parts of The Grand Strand.  Horry County's population grew 37%, with a 2010 population of 269,291. That will significantly impact our share of federal tax...

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