Mount Pleasant, SC Population

Population: 47,609. Estimated population in July 2020: 57,932 (+21.7% change)
Males: 22,811 (47.9%), Females: 24,798 (52.1%)

Charleston County

Zip codes: 29464, 29466.

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $61,054
Median house value: $185,500

Races in Mount Pleasant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.3%)
  • Black (7.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (17.0%), German (16.5%), Irish (13.7%), United States (9.1%), Italian (5.3%), Scottish (4.5%).

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 41.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Pleasant

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 52.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant town

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

4.3% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +16,364 (+52.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mount Pleasant:

  • EAST COOPER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1200 JOHNNIE DODDS BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mount Pleasant:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Pleasant:

Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Pleasant:

Amtrak station near Mount Pleasant:

  • 12 miles: CHARLESTON (N. CHARLESTON, 4565 GAYNOR AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Pleasant:

  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 2 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 7 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 8 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Pleasant:

  • THOMAS C. CARIO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 904; Location: 3500 THOMAS CARIO BLVD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF MT. PLEASANT (Students: 45; Location: 88 VINCENT DRIVE; Grades: 01 – 03)

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