Mount Pleasant employment information

IndexMount PleasantSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$46,622$25,521$29,829
Median household income$83,490$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$101,567$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,860$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$57,936$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$39,841$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level6.4%17.2%15.1%
The Mount Pleasant, SC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Mount Pleasant is $46,622, which is 83% higher than than the South Carolina average and 56% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $83,490, which is 78% higher than than the South Carolina average and 51% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mount Pleasant is 3%, which is 33% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mount Pleasant is 6% which is 58% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$55,654$83,490$166,980
City
$31,262$46,898$93,796
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Mount Pleasant is 56% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Pleasant is 51% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Pleasant is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Pleasant is 58% lower than the national average.

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Mount Pleasant employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%1.0%
Manufacturing sector10.6%0.3%
Financial & insurance services6.6%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.7%10.8%
Public administration5.2%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.7%
Education, health & social services12.1%35.1%
Other37.0%36.3%

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Isle of Palms, SC4,320$92,22267%
James Island, SC11,844$68,56424%
Goose Creek, SC40,553$61,54211%
Mount Pleasant, SC77,907$83,49051%

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Racine, WI77,931$41,17826%
Gary, IN77,858$28,89548%
Kennewick, WA77,975$52,1346%
Silver Spring, MD78,038$72,79032%
Bellflower, CA77,687$50,7048%
Mount Pleasant, SC77,907$83,49051%
Source: The Mount Pleasant, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).