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Retire in Little River, South Carolina?

Overview:  Along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, near the North Carolina border, the sleepy village of Little River, South Carolina makes its home. Life here moves at a gentle pace, and playing in the water is a way of life.

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Little River is the oldest town along the Grand Strand, the state's famous 60 mile long stretch of beach and entertainment venues, and it is known for its seafood and floating casinos (two are docked at the marina). Fishermen and shrimpers have worked these waters for years, and their daily catches are served in the local waterfront restaurants. Each year, this little town plays host to a number of fun festivals, including the annual Blue Crab Festival, Oktoberfest, the Shrimp and Jazz Festival and the Christmas Market, to name just a few. Residents enjoy golfing, fishing, boating, visiting Vereen's Memorial Gardens and more. Homes include simple bungalows, brick contemporaries, ranch ramblers and some spectacular mansions. Condos and town homes are in good supply.

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Population:  9,300 (city proper)

Percentage of Population Age 45 or Better:  55%

Cost of Living:  6% below the national average

Median Home Price:  $142,000

Climate:    Summers are hot and humid, and winters are mild. The average January high is 56 degrees, and the average July high is 88 degrees.   The sun shines 215 days of the year, and the area receives roughly 4 inches of rain per month.

At Least One Hospital Accepts Medicare Patients?  No, but Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 14 miles away in Myrtle Beach, accepts Medicare patients.

At Least One Hospital Accredited by Joint Commission?  No, but Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 14 miles away in Myrtle Beach, is accredited.

Public Transit:   Coast Transit Plus provides on demand van service.

Crime Rate:  Below the national average

Public Library:   Yes

Political Leanings:  Conservative

Is South Carolina Considered Tax Friendly for Retirement?    Yes

Cons:    Hurricanes and tropical storms are not unknown here.

Notes:  Little River has grown by 145% in the last 10 or 15 years, and not everyone is happy about it. Residents enjoy easy access to the Grand Stand and several highways.  The beach is about 10 minutes away.

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Recommended as a Retirement Spot?    Yes

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