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Best Places To Live In Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 30,106
  • We moved to SC eight years ago from the suburbs of Washington, DC. I never anticipated that I would miss living near a city so much, so this review is biased in the sense that I would prefer living…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Briarcliffe Acres, SC
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 407
  • Garden City, SC
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 9,456
  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 9,161
  • Little River, SC
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 9,239
  • Surfside Beach, SC
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
  • Population: 4,195
  • Red Hill, SC
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 14,251
  • Red Hill, South Carolina is a beautiful laid back city with dozens of local amenities and nearby family fun activities! With constant sunny weather, you and your family will definitely enjoy all the…[read more]
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.4km away
  • Population: 15,201
  • I moved to North Myrtle Beach in SC about two years ago. It was the best decision I ever made because I have always loved being at the beach. While this is part of the Myrtle Beach area, it's not as…[read more]
  • Forestbrook, SC
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 5,218
  • Socastee, SC
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 22,786
  • I live in the Socastee area and you can't find a better option for the cost of living. Socastee is in the Myrtle Beach area, easily accessed from Conway via Highway 544 or taking Highway 17 and turning…[read more]
  • Pawleys Island, SC
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 67
  • Calabash, NC
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 1,763
  • Carolina Shores, NC
  • City: 22.6mi / 36.3km away
  • Population: 3,714
  • Conway, SC
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 20,631
  • I moved to Conway after coming home from the military. As a child, the beach was always a distant trip because it was an hour from home and I didn't have a car, so I knew that I wanted to be near the sea…[read more]
  • Atlantic Beach, SC
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.7km away
  • Population: 239
  • Bucksport, SC
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.3km away
  • Population: 805

Listed above are the best places to live in Myrtle Beach, SC for 2022. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Myrtle Beach, SC, followed by the best places to live near Myrtle Beach, SC, sorted by Livability Score.

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