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Population in Mt Pleasant, SC

Over the years, the Mount Pleasant area has grown in popularity as evidenced by the increase in population. 

According to Post and Courier’s article by David Quick, projections made by he Mt Pleasant Planning Department predict the population to be in 84,173 in 2015.

Below please find a chart from the Town of Mount Peasant’s 2012 Demographics Report.

An interesting statistic to point out:  75.9% of the housing units in Mount Pleasant are occupied by primary owners according to a 2005 Special Census publicized by the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Year

Population

1960

5,116

1970

6,879

1980

14,209

1990

30,108

1995

37,221*

1996 (Census 1/20/96)

37,004

1997

39,276

1998

41,291

1999

44,354

2000

47,609

2001

54,442

2002

57,251

2003

60,369

2004

62,517

2005

59,104**

2006

62,258

2007

63,813

2008

64,935

2009

65,995

2010

67,843

2011

coming soon

 

* No actual decrease in population; 1995 data was overestimated, based on 1996 Census data.
** No actual decrease in population; prior years were overestimated after 2000 Census data.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau; Town of Mount Pleasant Planning and Development Department
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