Moncks Corner

This picturesque town, graced by the serene waters of the Cooper River, offers a lifestyle that is as rich in natural beauty as it is in community spirit.

Welcome to Moncks Corner

The charm of riverside living amidst historic splendor.

Within the lush landscapes of Berkeley County, Moncks Corner is a beacon of historic charm and riverside tranquility. This picturesque town, graced by the serene waters of the Cooper River, offers a lifestyle that is as rich in natural beauty as it is in community spirit.

With its roots deeply entrenched in South Carolina's storied past, Moncks Corner presents a quaint yet vibrant setting where history and modernity blend seamlessly. Residents relish the town's proximity to nature, enjoying easy access to a myriad of outdoor activities, from leisurely riverfront strolls to adventurous hiking trails. The strategic location also affords convenient commuting to Charleston and Summerville, making it an ideal haven for those who seek the tranquility of small-town living with the perks of city accessibility. The town's small-town charm is evident in its friendly neighborhoods, locally-owned businesses, and community events that bring residents together.

What to Love

  • Historic Charm: Rich in history with a picturesque downtown area that pays homage to its past.
  • Riverside Living: Idyllic riverfront access for boating, fishing, and nature exploration.
  • Small-Town Atmosphere: A community where neighbors know each other and local businesses thrive.
  • Proximity to Major Cities: Convenient commuting to Charleston and Summerville for work or leisure.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Moncks Corner is characterized by a rhythm that flows as gently as the Cooper River itself. Residents enjoy a lifestyle that values community, nature, and leisure, with weekends often spent exploring the local farmers' markets or attending community festivals. The ease of access to outdoor activities encourages a lifestyle that is active yet relaxed, with kayaking, fishing, and hiking adventures within easy reach.

Dining

The Roost Bar 'N Grille embodies the spirit of Southern hospitality, offering comfort food classics in an environment that feels like home. Meanwhile, Red's Ice House in nearby Mt. Pleasant provides the perfect setting for a casual meal or drinks with friends, complete with river views and the soothing sounds of live music. Gilligan's Seafood is the go-to spot for seafood enthusiasts, serving up fresh catches in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Entertainment and Things to Do

Moncks Corner, with its scenic landscapes and proximity to the Cooper River, is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, offering an array of adventures under the open sky. From kayaking and canoeing on the serene waters of the river to exploring the vast trails of the nearby forests, the area is a haven for those seeking to connect with nature.

Moncks Corner is a town that celebrates its community with a variety of events and festivals throughout the year. The annual Moncks Corner Christmas Parade ushers in the holiday season with festive cheer and more than 100 floats with shimmering lights and decorations. Plus, don’t miss fun festivities at Cypress Gardens, like vegetable gardening classes, summer camps, the Blackwater Ukelele Festival, and the Cypress Gardens Fall Festival.

Schools

  • Berkeley High School
  • Cane Bay Middle School
  • Whitesville Elementary School
  • Berkeley Elementary School

Overview for Moncks Corner, SC

12,685 people live in Moncks Corner, where the median age is 35.9 and the average individual income is $30,508. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,685

Total Population

35.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$30,508

Average individual Income

Around Moncks Corner, SC

There's plenty to do around Moncks Corner, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
33
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Juice Bar MC, Burger Factory, and Alien Cow Flavored Sno.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.3 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.54 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.07 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.22 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.44 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.31 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Moncks Corner, SC

Moncks Corner has 4,733 households, with an average household size of 2.61. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Moncks Corner do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 12,685 people call Moncks Corner home. The population density is 1,115.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

12,685

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.9

Median Age

Population by Age Group

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10-19 Years

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20-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,733

Total Households

2.61

Average Household Size

$30,508

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Schools in Moncks Corner, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Moncks Corner. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
2/5
St John's Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Berkeley County Middle College High
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
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