Mount Pleasant, North Carolina Population 2020

2,042

Mount Pleasant is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,042, it is the 254th largest city in North Carolina and the 7529th largest city in the United States. Mount Pleasant is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 23.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,652 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 616 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $78,177 with a poverty rate of 7.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $879 per month, and the median house value is $169,400. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 37.9 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.3 males.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 94.28%
  • Other race: 2.42%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina is 2,042, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,952.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,652.

Mount Pleasant, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,79594.28%
Some Other Race462.42%
Black or African American452.36%
Asian130.68%
Two or More Races50.26%

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Pleasant Median Age

37.9


Total

37.6


Male

39


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 1,402 adults, (272 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

1,039

54.57%

Male

865

45.43%

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84%16%
Married74.3%25.7%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
All70%30%
Female48.4%51.6%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6762.7870
Married3823.2574.3
Non Family1741.1670.1
Female953.7448.4
Male253.3284

3.23

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Pleasant Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade262.03%
9th to 12th Grade987.66%
High School Graduate42032.81%
Some College34326.80%
Associates Degree1148.91%
Bachelors Degree20115.70%
Graduate Degree786.09%

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2041,099257
Black423922
Hispanic169
Other Race169
Asian134
Multiple Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 52.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,941$49,550$35,658
Less Than High School$31,667$43,000$
High School Grad$24,954$41,667$20,625
Some College$39,861$56,397$30,577
Bachelors Degree$63,833$76,000$63,500
Graduate Degree$82,917$100,000$64,688

$41,941

Average Earnings

$49,550

Average Male

$35,658

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

Mount Pleasant Language

96.39% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7801216.80%
Hispanic491938.78%
Other461634.78%
Black451022.22%

7.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.28%

Male Poverty Rate

11.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Hispanic, with 38.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is White, with 6.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.81%
High School7.11%
Some College5.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.94%
Female Employed2.32%
Male Employed0.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Pleasant Income

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,833$78,177
Families$70,417$89,151
Married Families$83,125-
Non Families$21,750$39,294

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Pleasant Married by Age and Sex

Mount Pleasant Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mount Pleasant Marital Status by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans

134

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War22
Korea6
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5454
75+29
65 to 7420
55 to 6420
18 to 3411

$Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Pleasant Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.23%

Born in North Carolina

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.58% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 67.23% having been born in North Carolina. 1.21% 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
20202,042452.25%
20191,997452.31%
20181,952412.15%
20171,911452.41%
20161,866593.27%
20151,807412.32%
20141,766372.14%
20131,729241.41%
20121,705281.67%
20111,677211.27%
20101,6560.00%