Surfside Beach, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,758 housing units in Surfside Beach. This represents a 20.1% growth from 3,128 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,758 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Surfside Beach is about 60.2%. Surfside Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 42.3%. Average household size is 2.08 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Surfside Beach were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom3.20%
Two Bedrooms41.60%
Three Bedrooms40.60%
Four Bedrooms10.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$150,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$99,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$907

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.90%
Home Equity Loan10.90%
Simple Mortgage44.70%
Debt Free36.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.6%