Mount Pleasant, North Carolina Population 2021

2,310
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Cabarrus County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,310, it is the 241st largest city in North Carolina and the 7102nd largest city in the United States . Mount Pleasant is currently growing at a rate of 1.94% annually and its population has increased by 39.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,652 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 697 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $81,010 with a poverty rate of 6.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $193,900. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 41.9 years, 41 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 94.37%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Other race: 1.76%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina is 2,310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,222.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,652.

Mount Pleasant, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65894.37%
Black or African American573.24%
Some Other Race311.76%
Asian110.63%
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Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

41.9


Total

41


Male

43.7


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 1,352 adults, (293 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

950

54.07%

Male

807

45.93%

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
Female64.1%35.9%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
All74%26%
Male77.8%22.2%
Married79.1%20.9%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.6574
Married3503.0679.1
Non Family1891.1668.8
Female924.0164.1
Male183.2877.8

3.16

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Mount Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade393.18%
9th to 12th Grade846.84%
High School Graduate39131.84%
Some College31925.98%
Associates Degree13510.99%
Bachelors Degree17113.93%
Graduate Degree897.25%
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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
White1,1541,059239
Black533721
Asian112
Hispanic107
Other Race107

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 39.62%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,010$52,500$36,563
Less Than 9th Grade$25,833$$
High School Graduate$28,194$48,000$13,938
Some College$43,750$57,438$33,250
Bachelors Degree$54,922$60,417$54,844
Graduate Degree$85,313$99,375$58,750

$44,010

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$36,563

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

97.54% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,640814.94%
Hispanic352262.86%
Other311858.06%
Black45920.00%

6.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.92%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Hispanic, with 62.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is White, with 4.94% 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 4.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.80%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.53%
High School7.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%
Some College1.32%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.56%
Female Employed2.52%
Male Employed0.47%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,519$81,010
Families$83,750$92,608
Married Families$90,833-
Non Families-$44,818
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Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

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 55-64, 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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111

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War13
Korea5
World War II

Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5454
75+36
65 to 7414
55 to 645
18 to 342

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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71.54%

Born in Mount Pleasant

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 71.54% having been born in North Carolina. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Pleasant Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,310441.94%
20202,266441.98%
20192,222442.02%
20182,178401.87%
20172,138462.20%
20162,092602.95%
20152,032412.06%
20141,991412.10%
20131,950241.25%
20121,926271.42%
20111,899231.23%
20101,8760.00%

Mount Pleasant Population by Year