Mount Pleasant, Texas Population 2020

16,469
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 16,469, it is the 168th largest city in Texas and the 2164th largest city in the United States. Mount Pleasant is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,564 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 1,058 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $53,539 with a poverty rate of 18.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 31.6 years, 28.6 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 61.72%
  • Other race: 16.25%
  • Black or African American: 14.70%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Native American: 2.30%
  • Asian: 1.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Texas is 16,469, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,275.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,564.

Mount Pleasant, Texas Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,4872270.68%
201933,2602270.68%
201833,0332270.69%
201732,8062230.68%
201632,583-114-0.35%
201532,6971670.51%
201432,530-77-0.24%
201332,607-20-0.06%
201232,6271730.53%
201132,454330.10%
201032,4210.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,93761.72%
Some Other Race2,61616.25%
Black or African American2,36614.70%
Two or More Races5093.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native3702.30%
Asian2901.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.07%
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Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

31.6


Total

28.6


Male

34.5


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 11,178 adults, (1,974 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

8,062

50.07%

Male

8,038

49.93%

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Mount Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All53.8%46.2%
Female41%59%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Male31.6%68.4%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1713.0753.8
Married2,5264.0370.9
Non Family1,4421.1437.2
Female8203.5541
Male3832.9531.6

3.72

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Pleasant Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,53416.17%
9th to 12th Grade1,21312.78%
High School Graduate2,86930.24%
Some College1,87819.79%
Associates Degree6256.59%
Bachelors Degree9239.73%
Graduate Degree4474.71%
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Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic4,2272,264152
White3,3922,907924
Black1,4791,331191
Other Race1,35461817
Native American240164
Multiple Races21113868
Asian1685242
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 32.23%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,025$34,092$21,474
Less Than High School$21,969$25,677$15,934
High School Grad$26,697$35,385$21,482
Some College$30,902$40,833$24,167
Bachelors Degree$39,398$46,094$31,650
Graduate Degree$69,567$88,667$46,083

$28,025

Average Earnings

$34,092

Average Male

$21,474

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

50.27% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 49.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.71% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,5221,69419.88%
Other2,60277629.82%
Black2,32970730.36%
White4,23147011.11%
Multiple50917935.17%
Native370297.84%

18.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.89%

Male Poverty Rate

22.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Multiple, with 35.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Native, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.22%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.72%
High School15.44%
Some College9.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.14%
Male Unemployed22.92%
Female Employed13.09%
Male Employed7.40%

Mount Pleasant Income

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,819$53,539
Families$48,540$58,996
Married Families$59,032-
Non Families$31,125$37,131
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Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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617

Number of Veterans

573

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
Second Gulf War127
First Gulf War123
Korea46
World War II13
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34150
65 to 74136
55 to 64133
75+99
35 to 5499
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4306.19%
Hispanic1382.59%
Black855.05%
Indian8129.56%
Other170.95%
2 or More41.57%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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14.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment Status

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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59.28%

Born in Texas

74.24%

Native Born

25.76%

Foreign Born

19.58%

Non Citizen

6.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.24% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 59.28% having been born in Texas. 19.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,469970.59%
201916,372970.60%
201816,275890.55%
201716,186970.60%
201616,089710.44%
201516,018890.56%
201415,929-77-0.48%
201316,006-28-0.17%
201216,034600.38%
201115,974-51-0.32%
201016,0252,0901.41%
200013,9351,6441.26%
199012,2911,2881.11%
198011,0032,1262.17%
19708,8778501.01%
19608,0271,6852.38%
19506,3421,8143.43%
19404,5289872.49%
19303,541-558-1.45%
19204,0999622.71%
19103,1370.00%