Mount Pleasant, Michigan Population 2021

23,583
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Isabella County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Isabella County. With a 2020 population of 23,583, it is the 49th largest city in Michigan and the 1634th largest city in the United States . Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -2.51% annually and its population has decreased by -9.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,016 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of 26,196 in 2016. Spanning over 8 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 3,054 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $56,798 with a poverty rate of 34.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $137,700. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 22.5 years, 22.7 years for males, and 22.1 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Pleasant was:

  • White: 85.76%
  • Black or African American: 4.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Asian: 3.34%
  • Native American: 1.83%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Michigan is 23,583 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,404.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,016.

Mount Pleasant, Michigan Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202168,690-591-0.86%
202069,281-591-0.85%
201969,872-591-0.85%
201870,463-614-0.87%
201771,077-186-0.26%
201671,2634960.70%
201570,7676730.95%
201470,094-130-0.19%
201370,224-442-0.63%
201270,666510.07%
201170,6153210.45%
201070,2940.00%

Mount Pleasant Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,98085.76%
Black or African American1,0484.09%
Two or More Races1,0233.99%
Asian8563.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native4701.83%
Some Other Race2520.98%
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Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

22.5


Total

22.7


Male

22.1


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 22,654 adults, (2,301 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

25.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

13,620

53.14%

Male

12,009

46.86%

Mount Pleasant Population by Age

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All41.2%58.8%
Male33.1%66.9%
Female26.7%73.3%
Non Family26.1%73.9%

41.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9632.4341.2
Non Family4,5921.9826.1
Married2,2882.9977.8
Female8443.1426.7
Male2393.1433.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Mount Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2242.04%
9th to 12th Grade6966.35%
High School Graduate2,20720.13%
Some College2,10219.18%
Associates Degree8547.79%
Bachelors Degree2,31321.10%
Graduate Degree2,56623.41%
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Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1118,4314,023
Asian533441407
Hispanic491441173
Black348329158
2+ Races28124493
Native American25520538
Other Race12010850

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.36%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,113$33,497$27,210
Less Than 9th Grade$14,774$14,714$14,818
High School Graduate$21,263$25,298$17,058
Some College$22,063$22,470$21,651
Bachelors Degree$34,649$43,289$27,424
Graduate Degree$59,174$65,884$56,774

$31,113

Average Earnings

$33,497

Average Male

$27,210

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

92.87% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 7.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0475,82736.31%
Multiple74224132.48%
Hispanic91022524.73%
Black56920335.68%
Asian73313918.96%
Native4328419.44%
Other2333916.74%

34.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.22%

Male Poverty Rate

35.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is White, with 36.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Other, with 16.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.87%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.54%
Some College19.16%
High School18.22%
Bachelors or Greater10.07%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.79%
Male Unemployed46.56%
Male Employed27.56%
Female Employed27.48%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,714$56,798
Families$63,036$84,228
Married Families$81,768-
Non Families$25,282$35,474
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Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.2%

Male Marriage Rate

20.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Pleasant Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Pleasant Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Pleasant Marital Status by Race

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Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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502

Number of Veterans

458

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam164
Second Gulf War124
Korea78
First Gulf War39
World War II5

Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+155
65 to 74104
18 to 3489
35 to 5486
55 to 6468

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4732.39%
Native American184.70%
Hispanic40.42%
2+ Races40.60%
Other Race42.15%
Black30.35%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment by Age

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Mount Pleasant Employment by Race

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Mount Pleasant Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.08%

Born in Mount Pleasant

94.26%

Native Born

5.74%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

2.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.26% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 79.08% having been born in Michigan. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Pleasant Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,583-607-2.51%
202024,190-607-2.45%
201924,797-607-2.39%
201825,404-487-1.88%
201725,891-305-1.16%
201626,1963051.18%
201525,8917392.94%
201425,152-591-2.30%
201325,743-426-1.63%
201226,169560.21%
201126,113900.35%
201026,023770.03%
200025,9462,6611.09%
199023,285-461-0.20%
198023,7463,2221.47%
197020,5245,6493.27%
196014,8753,4822.70%
195011,3932,9803.08%
19408,4133,2024.91%
19305,2113920.79%
19204,8198471.95%
19103,9723100.82%
19003,6629613.09%
18902,7010.00%

Mount Pleasant Population by Year