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Mount Pleasant is a town in Charleston County, in the Charleston metro area.

The latitude of Mount Pleasant is 32.793N. The longitude is -79.862W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,788.


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Median household income
Local
$61,054
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Pleasant demographic reports
Mount Pleasant is on the Cooper River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 94. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival - June 6-7, 2008
  • Scottish Games & Highland Gathering - Sept. 14, 2007
  • Lowcountry Oyster Festival - Jan. 21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Pleasant web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Palmetto Islands County Park
Historic sites and museums: Boone Hall Plantation, Patriots Point, Museum on the Common
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 100

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Mount Pleasant residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Pleasant ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Pleasant was $30,823, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of Mount Pleasant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mount Pleasant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $745.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,246.


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Libraries in Mount Pleasant include Mount Pleasant Regional Library, Village Branch Library ... View libraries

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Charleston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Pleasant political report.

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Mount Pleasant restaurants taking online reservations include Langdon's Restaurant, The Old Village Post House ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Mount Pleasant workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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