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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$393,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,403
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Mount Pleasant Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    120
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    15
    41
  • Robbery
    24
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    201
    500
  • Theft
    1,424
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    76
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$83,490
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Mount Pleasant Reviews

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I love living in Mount Pleasant! The sense of community is wonderful, especially considering the size of the town. I feel safe raising my son here. It also has the best public schools available in Charleston County.
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Most of the people in Mount Pleasant are very nice! There are plenty of places to shop and eat. You can also visit Boone Hall Plantation, which is a very lovely place. However, there are certain places in Mount Pleasant that need more parking spaces.
Mount Pleasant is a great town. People are friendly and the restaurants are awesome! I grew up in this town and I am going to miss living here when I go to college. It is clean and very close to 2 great beaches, Isle of Palms and Sullivans Island. Many days we ride our bikes to the beaches or downtown. It is centrally located between both. the cost of living is expensive, so if you want to live here, you will need to have a good income! I would recommend living here if you can afford it!
There is a lot of construction happening right now which is normal I guess for a desirable area.. I have already seen an increase in traffic over the last four to six months and I fear it will only get worse. But it is worth it, and the town is small so no commute is really bad even with traffic. It would be nice if we could get public transportation here.