Atlantic Beach, South Carolina

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Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Seaside town
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina is located in South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina
Location within the state of South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°48′10″N 78°43′1″W / 33.80278°N 78.71694°W / 33.80278; -78.71694Coordinates: 33°48′10″N 78°43′1″W / 33.80278°N 78.71694°W / 33.80278; -78.71694
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Horry
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 351
 • Density 2,214.5/sq mi (855.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29582
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-03205[1]
GNIS feature ID 1231019[2]

Atlantic Beach is a small Seaside town in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 334 at the 2010 census. Most of the land around the town is annexed into the city of North Myrtle Beach. Atlantic Beach is pretty much a small little town right off of North Myrtle Beach kind of like Cherry Grove but smaller.

Geography[edit]

Atlantic Beach is located at 33°48′10″N 78°43′01″W / 33.802838°N 78.717007°W / 33.802838; -78.717007.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 215
1980 289 34.4%
1990 446 54.3%
2000 351 −21.3%
2010 334 −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 351 people, 132 households, and 83 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,214.5 people per square mile (847.0/km2). There were 244 housing units at an average density of 1,539.4 per square mile (588.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 9.69% White, 82.05% African American, 7.12% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.97% of the population.

There were 132 households out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 18.9% were married couples living together, 37.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $20,313. Males had a median income of $16,477 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,492. About 31.3% of families and 27.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.0% of those under age 18 and 27.6% of those age 65 or over.

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