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124 Apartments for rent in Mount Pleasant, SC

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Last updated September 25 at 1:57pm UTC
The Sage at 1240
1240 Winnowing Way
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 12:10pm UTC
Studio
$1,075
1 Bedroom
$1,140
2 Bedrooms
$1,440
265 Alexandra Drive
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:44pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
634 Coral Street
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:43pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
1401 Kaycees Court
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,660
302 River Oak Drive
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,790
1224 Village Creek Lane
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:43pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,395
1619 Ellsworth Street
Hamlin Plantation
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,900
1300 Park West Boulevard
Park West
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:43pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
1600 Long Grove Drive
Seaside Farms
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:42pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
273 Alexandra Drive
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:42pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1141 N Shadow Drive
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:42pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,420
1631 Chatelain Way
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 1:42pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
5 Joyce Ave
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, SC
Updated September 25 at 11:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
City Guide
Mount Pleasant
Moving to Mount Pleasant

The Old Village is the oldest neighborhood in Mount Pleasant, and in it is the historic Hibben House, built in 1775. Explore it and the Pitt Street Shops featured on television programs about Southern Cuisine and ingredients. Mount Pleasant was originally mostly populated by Charleston residents able to afford summer homes across the river from the Charleston peninsula in the Old Village neighborhood. But Mount Pleasant is no longer "old." Today, Mount Pleasant extends considerably beyond the Old Village, with planned, newer neighborhoods spreading out to the Francis Marion National Forest. Along tree lined streets, with back yard creeks and wooded privacy, youll find upscale neighborhoods, marshlands prime for bird watching, and enough golf courses to keep any duffer happy for years. The Wando and Cooper rivers slip through this part of town, and along them are more paths for walking and biking.

A large suburban community, Mount Pleasant has grown rapidly in the last twenty years, with a current population of around 68,000. Its residents embrace the relaxed and genteel Southern beachfront lifestyle.

Neighborhoods

Throughout this community youll find top notch recreational facilities, and beach access. Whether your apartment search has you looking for an historic property in the center of town or newly built condos, Mount Pleasant offers the apartment homes, three bedroom houses for rent, or condominiums of your dreams. Apartment complexes and cozy bungalows for rent dot the older neighborhoods in the town center.

Belle Hall: Community located near the Wando River with prime marsh views. Nearby Long Point Shopping Center houses shops and restaurants. Although a nice area, the price tags on the homes just might make you faint.

Hobcaw Point: Here youll find modern, upscale homes on half-acres of land, elegant oak trees, and waterfront property along Hobcaw Creek. Living here you may find yourself applying for membership in the Hobcaw Yacht Club...or at least watching their summer regatta. Again, the rental prices here are high enough to make you turn away.

Town Center: In this coastal enclave your rental search will uncover single family homes and apartment complexes of all sizes--at moderate prices too. Historic homes alternate with properties built after 1970. Highly walkable, all the downtown shops and cafes are within easy reach. Commuters here spend less than 15 minutes getting to work.

Snowden: No relation to the former CIA and NSA employee; this suburban community offers medium sized single family homes as well as apartment complexes. Many of the apartments are newer, having been built after 2000. While this neighborhood appeals to those with an executive lifestyle, it is also among the most diverse in the area, with Italian and Jamaican heritage a part of some residents ancestory.

Live in Mount Pleasant

What do you want to do? Chances are you can do it here, whether you’re interested in seafaring history or childrens pony rides.Explore maritime history at Patriots Point, where WWII carrier, the USS Yorktown, serves a new duty as a museum ship; or join The Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival honoring local shrimping and fishing. If you have kids in tow, check out the Mount Pleasant Childrens Day Festival for games, slides, kids entertainment, and many other free, fun events.Come Christmas time youll want to watch over a hundred floats drifting through town - and not just any floats. Floats lit with hundreds of lights. Not colorful enough for you? The light parade is followed by a tree lighting and fireworks.Mount Pleasant Towne Center also hosts an annual art show combining professional artists with local purveyors of brush and pen. Performing artists don’t receive short shrift: there’s dancing and music, too. Still feeling artsy? The Mount Pleasant Arts Guild puts on a spring juried art show.

A part of the Charleston County Parks and Rec Commission, there are plenty of pretty green for you to roll around in. Mt. Pleasant Pier, the Palmetto Islands County Park, and Shem Creek are three locations with water, trees, greenery, trails, and great views.Palmetto Islands State Park is a waterfront oasis with crabbing docks, a water slide, and many miles of hiking trails. Nearby is the Boone Hall Plantation, which houses the annual Taste of Charleston and The Lowcountry Oyster Festival Memorial Waterfront Park is a point of pride for the city, situated near Ravenal Bridge. Kids will enjoy a maritime themed playground, and there’s a caf serving up casual treats if you can’t be bothered to pack your own picnic. View of the bridge and the water are stunning, but more lively past-times are offered too - live music weekly in the summer, movie nights on a giant screen outdoors, and Splash Day. Bet you can’t get what happens on Splash Day. That’s right, you get wet, with enormous water slides set up for the day.

If you're more into acquiring things than spending times in the outdoors, Upscale Mount Pleasant Towne Centre houses over 65 national and local retail shops near the Isle of Palms. Every summer, the mall hosts a Fashion Camp for the young and fashion forward to learn about designing and clothing.Going to the market? The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market serves up a veritable afternoon buffet of veggies, fruits, local baked goods, flowers and full meals. Kid’s activities, and live music are part of the weekly event. Sure you could go to the local grocery store, but wouldnt you rather groove to some music and taste some rum cake while you shop?

Rent Report
Mount Pleasant

September 2018 Mount Pleasant Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2018 Mount Pleasant Rent Report. Mount Pleasant rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Mount Pleasant rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Mount Pleasant rents increased significantly over the past month

Mount Pleasant rents have increased 0.5% over the past month, and are up marginally by 0.7% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Mount Pleasant stand at $1,350 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,610 for a two-bedroom. This is the sixth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in February. Mount Pleasant's year-over-year rent growth lags the state and national averages, which both stand at 1.0%.

Rents rising across cities in South Carolina

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Mount Pleasant, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in South Carolina, 9 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.0% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Mount Pleasant is the most expensive of all South Carolina's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,610; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, Rock Hill, where a two-bedroom goes for $980, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.3%).
  • Greenville, Greer, and Anderson have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (2.5%, 2.2%, and 1.9%, respectively).

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Mount Pleasant

As rents have increased marginally in Mount Pleasant, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Mount Pleasant is less affordable for renters.

  • Mount Pleasant's median two-bedroom rent of $1,610 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.0% over the past year compared to the 0.7% rise in Mount Pleasant.
  • While Mount Pleasant's rents rose marginally over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.4%) and Minneapolis (-0.5%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Mount Pleasant than most large cities. For example, Detroit has a median 2BR rent of $890, where Mount Pleasant is more than one-and-a-half times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

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We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.