Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania Population 2021

4,185
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,185, it is the 235th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5270th largest city in the United States . Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -6.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,454 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 4,180 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $50,769 with a poverty rate of 15.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $97,800. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 46.3 years, 44.5 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 94.90%
  • Black or African American: 2.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania is 4,185 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,221.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,454.

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,05994.90%
Black or African American992.31%
Two or More Races831.94%
Asian270.63%
Some Other Race90.21%
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Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

46.3


Total

44.5


Male

49.6


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 3,524 adults, (916 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

2,336

54.62%

Male

1,941

45.38%

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
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female63.7%36.3%
All64.1%35.9%
Male73.8%26.2%
Married73.9%26.1%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9942.0964.1
Non Family7901.1652.5
Married7612.873.9
Female2562.3563.7
Male1872.7673.8

2.61

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Mount Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1043.25%
9th to 12th Grade1805.63%
High School Graduate1,27139.73%
Some College62119.41%
Associates Degree32710.22%
Bachelors Degree50015.63%
Graduate Degree1966.13%
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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
White3,0832,799686
Black949410
Asian1616
2+ Races66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.25%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,444$39,724$28,170
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,625$41,976$17,404
Some College$33,629$45,213$30,321
Bachelors Degree$35,588$38,636$28,750
Graduate Degree$41,384$$42,366

$34,444

Average Earnings

$39,724

Average Male

$28,170

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

97.77% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,95662715.85%
Black991414.14%
Asian27518.52%

15.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Asian, with 18.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Black, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.76%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.82%
Some College10.22%
High School9.96%
Bachelors or Greater7.97%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.66%
Male Unemployed40.91%
Male Employed8.94%
Female Employed5.19%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,988$50,769
Families$60,560$61,142
Married Families$68,262-
Non Families$24,632$31,477
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Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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

Mount Pleasant Marital Status by Race

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Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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392

Number of Veterans

352

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam111
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War63
Korea39
World War II25

Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+115
55 to 64103
65 to 7471
35 to 5467
18 to 3436

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38611.56%
2+ Races610.17%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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86.06%

Born in Mount Pleasant

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 86.06% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.12% 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
20214,185-18-0.43%
20204,203-18-0.43%
20194,221-18-0.42%
20184,239-28-0.66%
20174,267-32-0.74%
20164,299-34-0.78%
20154,333-33-0.76%
20144,366-32-0.73%
20134,398-22-0.50%
20124,420-28-0.63%
20114,448220.50%
20104,426-302-0.66%
20004,728-59-0.12%
19904,787-567-1.11%
19805,354-541-0.96%
19705,895-212-0.35%
19606,1072240.37%
19505,883590.10%
19405,824-45-0.08%
19305,86970.01%
19205,862500.09%
19105,8121,0672.05%
19004,7451,0932.65%
18903,6520.00%

Mount Pleasant Population by Year