Mt. Pleasant

A town that paints a perfect portrait of true southern living

Overview for Mt. Pleasant, SC

88,900 people live in Mt. Pleasant, where the median age is 41.8 and the average individual income is $59,505. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

88,900

Total Population

41.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$59,505

Average individual Income

Welcome to Mt. Pleasant 

A lovely community filled with friendly neighbors and beautiful homes 
 
Mt. Pleasant embodies a laid-back lifestyle, with an established atmosphere of relaxation and rejuvenation. This community has a local feel, with plenty of marshside restaurants, entertainment, open-air markets, unique boutiques, and miles of running and walking trails. Mt. Pleasant has steadily grown over the past few decades and is home to approximately 90,000 residents, making it a highly sought-after place to live. 
 
Mt. Pleasant is in the middle of Charleston County. The Cooper River separates Mt. Pleasant and Charleston and is connected by the Ravenel Bridge. Many visitors and locals take a walk or run across the Ravenel, crossing it off their Charleston bucket list. Enjoy a breathtaking view at the peak of the bridge, seeing Downtown, Mount Pleasant, and Fort Sumter.
 

What to Love

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Things to Do

Schools

Charleston County School District serves the schools in Mt. Pleasant. The following are some of the most notable schools in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina: 
 
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Mt. Pleasant, SC

Mt. Pleasant has 36,673 households, with an average household size of 2.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Mt. Pleasant do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 88,900 people call Mt. Pleasant home. The population density is 1,794.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

88,900

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.8

Median Age

48.99 / 51.01%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
36,673

Total Households

2.41

Average Household Size

$59,505

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Mt. Pleasant, SC

There's plenty to do around Mt. Pleasant, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
32
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Alchemist Beverage Company @ Six Mile Wine & Spirits., Heights Meat Market, and Force Kite and Wake.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 1.06 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.3 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.31 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Weddington Mt. Pleasant, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Mt. Pleasant. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
Christ Our King-Stella Maris School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
University School Of The Lowcountry
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Montessori Of Mt Pleasant
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Coastal Christian Preparatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Mt Pleasant Presbyterian Church Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
O'Quinn Schools Of Porter-Gaud - Mount Pleasant
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Palmetto Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
East Cooper Center for Advanced Studies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
1st - 6th
No rating available
Belle Hall Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Oceanside Collegiate Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
5/5
James B. Edwards Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
East Cooper Montessori Charter
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5

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