Loris, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 2,079. Estimated population in 2021: 2,305 (+10.9% change)
Males: 939 (45.2%), Females: 1,140 (54.8%)

Horry County

Zip code: 29569

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $26,250
Median house value: $81,800

Races in Loris:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.6%)
  • Black (40.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), English (6.3%), Irish (5.4%), German (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Scottish (2.1%).

Elevation: 99 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Loris

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loris city

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

3.0% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-6.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Loris:

  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (3655 MITCHELL ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Loris:

  • CONWAY HOSPITAL INC (about 17 miles; CONWAY, SC)
  • COLUMBUS COUNTY HOSPITAL INC (about 22 miles; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • GRAND STRAND REG MED CENTER (about 25 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Loris:

  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 27 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Abbreviation: MYR)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 58 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 64 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: FAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Loris:

  • TWIN CITY (about 4 miles; LORIS, SC; Abbreviation: 5J9)
  • GREEN SEA (about 13 miles; GREEN SEA, SC; Abbreviation: S79)
  • COLUMBUS COUNTY MUNI (about 20 miles; WHITEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: CPC)
Amtrak station near Loris:

  • 19 miles: CONWAY (1101 3RD AVE.) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loris:

  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 48 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 65 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; WILMINGTON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,550)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,506)

Schools

Public high schools in Loris:

  • LORIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 759; Location: 301 HERITAGE ROAD ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FINKLEA CAREER CENTER (Location: 3501 HWY 917; Grades: 11 – 12)
Private high school in Loris:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: PO BOX 427 1375 TORY HILL RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Loris:

  • LORIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 703; Location: 3410 CHURCH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LORIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 643; Location: 901 HWY. 9 BUS. EAST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DAISY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 2801 RED BLUFF ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Loris:

  • EAST CAROLINA ACADEMY (Students: 85; Location: 4250 MCQUEEN STREET; Grades: PK – 6)

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