Murrells Inlet, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,182 housing units in Murrells Inlet. This represents a 70.6% growth from 1,865 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,915 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 267 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Murrells Inlet is about 85.6%. Murrells Inlet's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 18.6%. Average household size is 2.12 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Murrells Inlet were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom4.10%
Two Bedrooms35.20%
Three Bedrooms47.90%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1988
Median Value of occupied units$198,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.66
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$529

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan11.40%
Simple Mortgage53.10%
Debt Free31.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.2%