Surfside Beach demographics profile

StatisticSurfside BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,17214891
Median age52.338.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English92%93%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%
Surfside Beach, SC has a population of 4,195 and is the 7,229th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,172 per sq mi which is 1372% higher than the South Carolina average and 2297% higher than the national average. The median age in Surfside Beach is 52 which is approximately 35% higher than the South Carolina average of 39. In Surfside Beach, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 30% of Surfside Beach residents were born in South Carolina, 63% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Surfside Beach is 1372% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Surfside Beach is 35% higher than South Carolina.
  • In Surfside Beach 94.06% of the population is White.
  • In Surfside Beach 0.67% of the population is African American.
  • In Surfside Beach 0.76% of the population is Asian.

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Surfside Beach population breakdown by race

RaceSurfside BeachSouth CarolinaNational
African American0.67%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.17%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.07%3.06%
Other race4.34%1.51%4.75%
In Surfside Beach, 9.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Surfside Beach age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Surfside Beach, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).