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People

Total Population 2,500
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 926
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 39.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,956
% Above Poverty Level 74.6%
% Below Poverty Level 25.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.6%
Median Gross Rent $656
Median House Value $149,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.9%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 10.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Loris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles W of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Horry
Metro Area Myrtle Beach
Standard Zip Codes 29569
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.056
Longitude -78.89

Loris Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LORIS 1 S
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station CONWAY
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station LONGWOOD
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlantic Beach 285 $22,273
Aynor 713 $40,592
Conway 19,356 $48,381
Mullins 4,560 $38,627
Nichols 355 $46,250
North Myrtle Beach 14,824 $64,082

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Loris Hospitals

LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
3655 MITCHELL ST
(843) 716-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Loris High Schools

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LORIS HIGH SCHOOL
301 HERITAGE ROAD ROAD
843-756-4041
Serves 759 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

FINKLEA CAREER CENTER
3501 HWY 917
843-756-0061
A Vocational School

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