Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Population 2018

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina's estimated population is 86,668 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina is the 4th largest city in South Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1920.50 people/mi² (741.51 people/km²), with a household density of 283.84 people/km² (735.14 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 39.3 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 33,175 households in the city, with an average size of 2.5 people per household. The vacancy rate was 6.5%, with a median rent of $1403/month. The median house has 6.4 rooms, and has a value of $393,800.

The median income for households in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina is $83,490, while the mean household income is $114,328. The per capita income is $46,622, and 4.4% of families and 6.4% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 4.3% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201786,6682,8123.35%
201683,8562,8113.47%
201581,0453,6504.72%
201477,3952,9884.02%
201374,4072,7473.83%
201271,6602,3713.42%
201169,2891,3241.95%
201067,96520,35642.76%
200047,60917,50158.13%
199030,10815,644108.16%
198014,4648,309135.00%
19706,1551,03920.31%
19605,1163,416200.94%
19401,700-600-26.09%
19002,3000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White70,709
Black or African American4,201
Two or More Races1,541
Asian1,199
American Indian and Alaska Native147
Some Other Race69
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander41

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mount Pleasant Sc Population Pyramid 2018

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Mount Pleasant Sc Median Age

39.3


Total

38.3


Male

40.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 65,954 adults in Mount Pleasant Sc.

Mount Pleasant Sc Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.4
Houses Without Mortgage
5,134
Houses With Mortgage
16,420
Vacancy Rate
6.5
Median Rent
1,403
Median Home Value
393,800
Renter-Occupied Units
9,464
Owner-Occupied Units
21,554
Total Housing Units
33,175

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Mount Pleasant Sc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.1% and the labor force participation rate is 69.2%.

Mount Pleasant Sc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.5
Average Family Size
3.08
Total Households
31018
Married Couple Households
16778
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1072
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2205
Non Family Households
10963
Total Families
20055
Households With Own Children
9565
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Mount Pleasant Sc Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,383
$10,000 to $14,999
458
$15,000 to $24,999
1,497
$25,000 to $34,999
1,665
$35,000 to $49,999
3,608
$50,000 to $74,999
5,388
$75,000 to $99,999
4,005
$100,000 to $149,999
5,499
$150,000 to $199,999
3,274
Over $200,000
4,241

Mount Pleasant Sc Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Mount Pleasant Sc

South Carolina

$83,490

$46,898

$114,328

$64,115

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Mount Pleasant Sc Education Data

Mount Pleasant Sc Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
4510.82%
9th to 12th Grade
7721.40%
High School Graduate
7,27513.24%
Some College
9,94218.09%
Associates Degree
3,9397.17%
Bachelors Degree
21,12238.43%
Graduate Degree
11,46220.85%