Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,133

Mount Pleasant is a city located in Fayette County and Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. Mount Pleasant has a 2024 population of 4,133. Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,244 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $59,177 with a poverty rate of 12.12%. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 51.5 years: 51.8 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 97.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,128.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.62% (-111)
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania is 4,133 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,244.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,13397.43%
Black or African American721.7%
Two or more races310.73%
Asian60.14%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Pleasant Median Age

51.5

Total

51.8

Male

51

Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 3,577 adults, (1,048 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female2,44557.64%
Male1,79742.36%

Mount Pleasant Population by Age

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0412.036733
Non Family8911.1838.661.4
Married7712.7988.311.7
Female2582.4991.98.1
Male1212.4387.612.4

2.63

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1384.22%
Associates Degree61618.85%
Bachelors Degree41812.79%
Graduate Degree1705.2%
High School Graduate1,25838.49%
Less Than 9th Grade280.86%
Some College64019.58%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,1873,021574
Black66668
2+ Races990
Asian666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,750$49,500$33,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$78,021
High School Graduate$38,844$43,333$0
Less Than 9th Grade$33,790$0$0
Overall$36,777$41,471$34,049
Some College$34,238$0$34,093

$36,777

Average Earnings

$41,471

Average Male

$34,049

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

98.86% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,03849412.23%
Black72811.11%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is White, with 12.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Black, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.73%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.85%
Bachelors or Greater20%
Some College9.54%
High School7.35%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed56.76%
Female Unemployed48.86%
Female Employed3.55%
Male Employed2.77%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$65,648$75,108
Households$47,407$59,177
Married Families$73,672$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,432$36,224

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

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

252

Number of Veterans

218

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam72
Korea46
First Gulf War24
World War II24
Second Gulf War17

Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+112
55 to 6478
65 to 7440
35 to 5417
18 to 345

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2487.11%
2+ Races426.67%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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

89.34%

Born in Mount Pleasant

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 89.34% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.33% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,995-27-0.67%
20284,022-28-0.69%
20274,050-27-0.66%
20264,077-28-0.68%
20254,105-28-0.68%
20244,133-28-0.67%
20234,161-23-0.55%
20224,184-38-0.9%
20214,222-22-0.52%
20204,244230.54%
20194,221-19-0.45%
20184,240-27-0.63%
20174,267-33-0.77%
20164,300-34-0.78%
20154,334-33-0.76%
20144,367-32-0.73%
20134,399-21-0.48%
20124,420-28-0.63%
20114,448220.5%
20104,42600%
20004,728-59-1.23%
19904,787-567-10.59%
19805,354-541-9.18%
19705,895-212-3.47%
19606,1072243.81%
19505,883591.01%
19405,824-45-0.77%
19305,86970.12%
19205,862500.86%
19105,8121,06722.49%
19004,7451,09329.93%
18903,652-343-8.59%
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Mount Pleasant Population by Year