Dec
22

Horry County 4th in South Carolina in Number of Bankruptcies Filed

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– The Sun News

Horry County has the fourth-largest number of bankruptcies so far this year in South Carolina, surpassing some counties with higher populations.

An area economist says the county’s rampant job loss and the income makeup of many residents exacerbate the problem and signal that it could take years before the numbers drop.

From January through November, 620 bankruptcy cases were filed in Horry County, according to data from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of South Carolina. There were 444 bankruptcy filings for the county in all of 2008.

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