Mount Pleasant, North Carolina Population 2024

1,804

Mount Pleasant is a city located in Cabarrus County North Carolina. Mount Pleasant has a 2024 population of 1,804. Mount Pleasant is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 6.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,690 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $80,707 with a poverty rate of 8.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 39.1 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 86.26%
  • Black or African American: 9.74%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
544.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.75% (114)
The current population of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina is 1,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,690.

Mount Pleasant, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,53286.26%
Black or African American1739.74%
Other race452.53%
Native American140.79%
Two or more races120.68%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Pleasant Median Age

39.1

Total

38.9

Male

40

Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 1,341 adults, (363 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female1,01056.87%
Male76643.13%

Mount Pleasant Population by Age

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6332.7172.727.3
Married3553.1588.511.5
Non Family1811.1756.443.6
Female834.054159
Male143.5771.428.6
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.36%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,092

Average Earnings

$65,391

Average Male

$42,350

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Pleasant Language

96.68% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,443795.47%
Other4545100%
Hispanic1044543.27%
Black159148.81%
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8.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.87%

Male Poverty Rate

9.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is White, with 5.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.54%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.24%
Less Than 9th Grade12.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%
Some College2.01%
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Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed2.79%
Male Employed1.83%
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Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Pleasant Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Pleasant Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mount Pleasant Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

count

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Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Pleasant Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Pleasant Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.44%

Born in Mount Pleasant

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 74.44% having been born in North Carolina. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mount Pleasant Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,944281.46%
20281,916281.48%
20271,888281.51%
20261,860281.53%
20251,832281.55%
20241,804281.58%
20231,776281.6%
20221,748281.63%
20211,720301.78%
20201,690-493-22.58%
20192,183432.01%
20182,140371.76%
20172,103472.29%
20162,056572.85%
20151,999412.09%
20141,958381.98%
20131,920251.32%
20121,895261.39%
20111,869221.19%
20101,847
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Mount Pleasant Population by Year