|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Surfside Beach is 4,253. Surfside Beach, South Carolina is the 5,265th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Surfside Beach was in 2000, when its population was 4,440. In 2000, Surfside Beach was the 4,742nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,265th largest city in the US. Surfside Beach is currently 4.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Surfside Beach has shrunk 4.2% since the year 2000. Surfside Beach, South Carolina's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5231||Isle of Palms||4,307||-5.8%|
|5262||Medford Lakes, New Jersey||4,260||1.8%|
|5265||Surfside Beach, South Carolina||4,253||-4.2%|
|5266||West Jefferson, Ohio||4,253||-2.1%|
|5267||North Braddock, Pennsylvania||4,252||-32.1%|
The total voting age population of Surfside Beach, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,795. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.8% of the residents of Surfside Beach are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Surfside Beach are 95.6% White, 2.4% Other, 1.2% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian and 0.3% Black. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Surfside Beach, 10.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.4% of families are below the poverty line in Surfside Beach.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.7% of Surfside Beach residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Surfside Beach residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.1% have a bachelor's degree and 12.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Surfside Beach residents aged 5 and older, 4.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Surfside Beach is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Surfside Beach, 7.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Surfside Beach is $55,099.
In Surfside Beach, 64.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.1% of housing units in Surfside Beach.
Of all the housing units in Surfside Beach, 0.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Surfside Beach, 16.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 720 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Surfside Beach is $1,040.
In Surfside Beach, 86.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.