Mount Pleasant, Michigan Population 2020

24,764
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 24,764, it is the 46th largest city in Michigan and the 1548th largest city in the United States. Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,016 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of 26,177 in 2016. Spanning over 8 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 3,207 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $56,009 with a poverty rate of 34.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $135,600. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 22.2 years, 22.2 years for males, and 22.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 85.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Black or African American: 3.95%
  • Asian: 3.46%
  • Native American: 1.70%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Michigan is 24,764, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,388.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,016.

Mount Pleasant, Michigan Population 2020

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

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202069,436-563-0.81%
201969,999-563-0.80%
201870,562-563-0.80%
201771,125-186-0.26%
201671,3115290.74%
201570,7826850.97%
201470,097-128-0.18%
201370,225-439-0.63%
201270,664530.08%
201170,6113180.45%
201070,2930.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,93685.38%
Two or More Races1,1794.59%
Black or African American1,0153.95%
Asian8893.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native4381.70%
Some Other Race2340.91%
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Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

22.2


Total

22.2


Male

22.2


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 22,687 adults, (2,222 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

25.5

Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

13,491

52.51%

Male

12,200

47.49%

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All40.3%59.7%
Female35%65%
Non Family24.5%75.5%
Male19.6%80.4%

40.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9112.4440.3
Non Family4,5252.0324.5
Married2,2592.9876.1
Female9083.0935
Male2192.819.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Pleasant Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2562.39%
9th to 12th Grade6666.22%
High School Graduate2,16620.23%
Some College2,00418.72%
Associates Degree8387.83%
Bachelors Degree2,32321.70%
Graduate Degree2,45222.91%
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Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8378,1753,983
Asian546438395
Hispanic472415124
Black335321126
Multiple Races299274116
Native American26120537
Other Race978134

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,699$31,711$29,821
Less Than High School$14,314$13,036$15,250
High School Grad$21,737$22,500$18,641
Some College$21,643$22,426$20,617
Bachelors Degree$34,271$43,065$28,696
Graduate Degree$56,494$58,889$55,660

$30,699

Average Earnings

$31,711

Average Male

$29,821

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

92.37% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 7.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0985,84636.32%
Multiple83036443.86%
Hispanic82818922.83%
Black53117633.15%
Asian75814419.00%
Native3817519.69%
Other2083315.87%

34.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.63%

Male Poverty Rate

34.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Multiple, with 43.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Other, with 15.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 57.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.21%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.40%
High School17.06%
Some College16.32%
Bachelors or Greater9.98%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.82%
Male Unemployed47.75%
Male Employed32.49%
Female Employed28.41%

Mount Pleasant Income

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,984$56,009
Families$62,198$79,428
Married Families$78,393-
Non Families$26,328$37,442
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Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.6%

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 Veterans

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587

Number of Veterans

546

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam188
Second Gulf War151
First Gulf War71
Korea64
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
75+147
18 to 34119
35 to 54116
65 to 74103
55 to 64102
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5572.82%
Indian184.96%
Hispanic91.06%
2 or More50.65%
Other42.45%
Black30.35%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment Status

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.81%

Born in Michigan

93.83%

Native Born

6.17%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

1.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.83% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 79.81% having been born in Michigan. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,764-312-1.24%
201925,076-312-1.23%
201825,388-477-1.84%
201725,865-312-1.19%
201626,1773071.19%
201525,8707402.94%
201425,130-590-2.29%
201325,720-429-1.64%
201226,149540.21%
201126,095890.34%
201026,006600.02%
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%