Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,174

Mount Pleasant is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,174, it is the 235th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5267th largest city in the United States. Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,454 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of 6,107 in 1960. Spanning over 1 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 4,169 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $53,655 with a poverty rate of 13.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $657 per month, and the median house value is $93,600. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 46.2 years, 43.3 years for males, and 51 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.0 males.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 95.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania is 4,174, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,236.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,454.

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,10995.58%
Two or More Races761.77%
Black or African American621.44%
Asian420.98%
Some Other Race100.23%

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Pleasant Median Age

46.2


Total

43.3


Male

51


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 3,554 adults, (920 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

2,349

54.64%

Male

1,950

45.36%

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
Male66.5%33.5%
Female65.6%34.4%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9292.1765.2
Married8312.7676.2
Non Family6961.1851.6
Female2412.3865.6
Male1613.0666.5

2.63

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Pleasant Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1223.69%
9th to 12th Grade1785.39%
High School Graduate1,39442.20%
Some College53816.29%
Associates Degree2688.11%
Bachelors Degree61718.68%
Graduate Degree1865.63%

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2092,918789
Black58586
Asian2819
Multiple Races888

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,375$39,477$25,000
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$33,684$39,167$22,736
Some College$32,847$42,736$28,000
Bachelors Degree$35,385$42,115$24,167
Graduate Degree$53,289$95,500$44,375

$34,375

Average Earnings

$39,477

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

Mount Pleasant Language

97.13% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,00354313.56%
Asian42614.29%

13.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Asian, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is White, with 13.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.64%
High School10.78%
Some College6.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
Name Poverty
Male Employed9.50%
Female Employed3.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Pleasant Income

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,497$53,655
Families$62,171$62,029
Married Families$65,530-
Non Families$26,458$33,915

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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

323

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
First Gulf War65
Second Gulf War65
Korea35
World War II31

$Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

1.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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

85.55%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.05% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 85.55% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,174-31-0.74%
20194,205-31-0.73%
20184,236-30-0.70%
20174,266-31-0.72%
20164,297-35-0.81%
20154,332-33-0.76%
20144,365-32-0.73%
20134,397-22-0.50%
20124,419-28-0.63%
20114,447210.47%
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%