Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC

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Population

160,572

4.09% growth

Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$70,529

5.92% growth

Number of Employees

71,936

5.89% growth

Median Property Value

$299,200

3.28% growth

About

In 2017, Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC had a population of 161k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $70,529. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC grew from 154,266 to 160,572, a 4.09% increase and its median household income grew from $66,586 to $70,529, a 5.92% increase.

The population of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is 75.2% White Alone, 18.9% Black or African American Alone, and 2.31% Hispanic or Latino. 4.72% of the people in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is $299,200, and the homeownership rate is 75.3%. Most people in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC employs 71.9k people. The largest industries in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC are Elementary & secondary schools (5,152 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,777 people), and Hospitals (4,223 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of other health practitioners ($179,047), Waste management & remediation services ($166,975), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($163,625).

Median household income in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is $70,529. Males in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,228. The income inequality in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,529

2017 value

± $2,253

5.92%

1 Year Growth

± 4.36%

Households in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC have a median annual income of $70,529, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,586 in 2016, which represents a 5.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$81,241

Average Male Salary

± $10,765

$55,228

Average Female Salary

± $8,035

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC made 1.47 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $71,419 ± $57,462

  2. White

    $68,315 ± $7,709

  3. Two or More Races

    $67,536 ± $50,070

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.494

2017 Wage GINI

0.488

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.14% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $75,053, followed by Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC and Charleston City PUMA, SC, with respective values of $65,835 and $62,819.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

71.9k

2017 Value

5.89%

1 Year growth

± 5.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 5.89%, from 67.9k employees to 71.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, are Miscellaneous managers (4,032 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,472 people), and Registered nurses (2,071 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (4,032 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,472 people), and Registered nurses (2,071 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Crane & tower operators (5.26 times higher than expected), Physician assistants (5.01 times), and Training & development specialists (3.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($215,527), Physicians & surgeons ($212,250), and Psychologists ($198,431).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

71.9k

2017 Value

5.89%

1 Year growth

± 5.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 5.89%, from 67.9k employees to 71.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,152 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,777 people), and Hospitals (4,223 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,152 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,777 people), and Hospitals (4,223 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (5.97 times higher than expected), Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (5.16 times), and Fabric mills, except knitting mills (4.15 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Offices of other health practitioners ($179,047), Waste management & remediation services ($166,975), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($163,625).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $15.9B

  2. $15.2B

  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery with $15.2B and Mixed freight and $11.7B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B

2015 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Carolina to other states, or from other states to South Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $22.2B

  2. $13.4B

  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is home to a population of 161k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is composed of 121k White Alone residents (75.2%), 30.4k Black or African American Alone residents (18.9%), 3.71k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.31%), 3.24k Two or More Races residents (2.02%), 1.7k Asian Alone residents (1.06%), 356 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.222%), 319 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.199%), and 66 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0411%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,213 speakers), Chinese (822 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (523 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.27%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was 3.27%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    602 ± 601 people

  2. Mexico

    432 ± 510 people

  3. Canada

    355 ± 462 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was China, the natal country of 602 Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC residents, followed by Mexico with 432 and Canada with 355.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    121k ± 1.86k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    30.4k ± 1.52k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.71k ± 722

In 2017, there were 3.98 times more White Alone residents (121k people) in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.4k Black or African American Alone and 3.71k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,213 speakers (2.28%)

  2. Chinese

    822 speakers (0.583%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    523 speakers (0.371%)

4.72% of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.28% of the overall population of Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.583% speak Chinese and 0.371% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was $299,200 in 2017, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $289,700 to $299,200, a 3.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is 75.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$70,529

Median Household Income

± $2,253

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC grew to $70,529 from the previous year's value of $66,586.

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Housing

Property Value

$299,200

2017 Median

± $9,412

$289,700

2016 Median

± $7,505

In 2017, the median property value in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC grew to to $299,200 from the previous year's value of $289,700.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

75.3%

2017 Homeownership

74.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.3% of the housing units in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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