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Population (year 2000): 47,609. Estimated population in July 2005: 57,932 (+21.7% change)
Males: 22,811 (47.9%), Females: 24,798 (52.1%)

Charleston County

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $61,054 (year 2000)
Median house value: $185,500 (year 2000)

Mount Pleasant, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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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%).

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Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 41.9 square miles

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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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Charleston, (10.0 miles www.levanandrod.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (178.2 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (592.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Island, SC Sullivan's (4.2 miles of Palms, SC Isle (5.8 miles SC Charleston, (10.0 miles SC (12.2 miles Hanahan, Charleston, SC (12.5 miles North Beach, SC Folly (12.6 miles Creek, SC Goose (17.3 miles SC (17.9 miles Awendaw,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 715 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1997: 819 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 1998: 915 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 1999: 1553 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 1109 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2001: 790 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2002: 885 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2003: 930 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2004: 960 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2005: 845 buildings, average cost: $247,400

Latitude: 32.82 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Area code: 843


Mount Pleasant, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.6%), Retail trade (11.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,907 (-12.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,229 (33.3%)

Crime in Mount Pleasant (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (2.1 per 100,000)
  • 34 robberies (69.8 per 100,000)
  • 55 assaults (112.8 per 100,000)
  • 169 burglaries (346.7 per 100,000)
  • 1,427 thefts (2927.8 per 100,000)
  • 110 auto thefts (225.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 208.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mount Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Mount Pleasant city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kevin Warzynski - College basketball player (Kent State Golden Flashes).


Hospital/medical center in Mount Pleasant:
  • EAST COOPER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1200 JOHNNIE DODDS BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mount Pleasant:
  • CHARLESTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • ROPER HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 7 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Pleasant:
  • CHARLESTON AFB/INTL (about 14 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; ID: CHS)
  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 66 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; ID: NBC)
  • HILTON HEAD (about 72 miles; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; ID: HXD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Pleasant:
  • EAST COOPER (about 7 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; ID: 8S5)
  • CHARLESTON EXECUTIVE (about 14 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; ID: JZI)
  • BERKELEY COUNTY (about 28 miles; MONCKS CORNER, SC; ID: 50J)

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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 87 $244,264 $33,691 0 $0
Financial Administration 23 $72,515 $37,833 5 $2,192
Other Government Administration 33 $110,324 $40,117 11 $6,887
Judicial and Legal 10 $32,836 $39,403 10 $4,255
Police Protection - Officers 104 $322,252 $37,182 0 $0
Police - Other 36 $85,097 $28,365 2 $1,121
Fire - Other 3 $6,990 $27,960 1 $529
Streets and Highways 3 $6,487 $25,948 0 $0
Health 3 $6,303 $25,212 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 52 $114,165 $26,345 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $14,716 $29,432 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 33 $86,873 $31,590 43 $12,140
Other and Unallocable 44 $99,590 $27,160 0 $0
Totals for Government 437 $1,202,412 $33,018 72 $27,124


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; FT enrollment: 9,756)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 8 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,971)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT 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)

Notable locations in Mount Pleasant: Hobcaw Yacht Club (A), Crab Bank (B), Charleston Tennis Club (C), Cassina Plantation (D), Wando Plantation (E).

Shopping Centers: Moultrie Shopping Center (1), Patriots Plaza Shopping Center (2), East Cooper Plaza Shopping Center (3), Sea Island Shopping Center (4), Fairmount Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (5), Village Pointe Shopping Center (6).

Churches in Mount Pleasant include: Hibben United Methodist Church (A), Holy Trinity Church (B), Long Point Baptist Church (C), New Hope Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Christ Our King Catholic Church (F), Mount Pleasant Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Ocean Grove Cemetery (1), Confederate Cemetery (2), Venning Cemetery (3).

Lakes and reservoirs: Woodlawn, Lake (A), Lake Wackedaw (B).

Rivers and creeks: Molasses Creek (A), Rathall Creek (B), Darrell Creek (C), Toomer Creek (D), Hobcaw Creek (E), Wagner Creek (F), Boone Hall Creek (G), Shem Creek (H), Wando River (I).

Parks in Mount Pleasant include: Mount Pleasant Sports Complex (1), Mount Pleasant Historic District (2), USS Yorktown State Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Mount Pleasant compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:
  • WZJY (1480 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WQSC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMZ (910 AM; 1 kW; DORCHESTER TERR.-BRE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:
  • WEZL (103.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFCH (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSX-FM (95.1 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLY (102.5 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFQ (104.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W220CN (91.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W205BJ (88.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSUY (96.9 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVF (96.1 FM; HANAHAN, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCI (89.3 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWWZ (93.3 FM; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALC (100.5 FM; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSP (94.3 FM; GOOSE CREEK, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBB (98.1 FM; FOLLY BEACH, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCOO (105.5 FM; KIAWAH ISLAND, SC; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS II OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGL (101.7 FM; RAVENEL, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNI (106.3 FM; LADSON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WYFH (90.7 FM; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Pleasant:
  • W21BX (Channel 21; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRB-LP (Channel 18; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: RAUL INFANTE, JR.)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHD-LP (Channel 49; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: IZZO LIVING TRUST)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WITV (Channel 7; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • WMMP (Channel 36; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WMMP LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTAT-TV (Channel 24; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJEA-LP (Channel 12; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • WJNI-LP (Channel 57; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • WTBD-LP (Channel 22; NORTH CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: THOMAS B. DANIELS)
  • W26CF (Channel 26; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

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