Mount Pleasant, Texas Population 2021

15,924
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Titus County Texas. It is also the county seat of Titus County. With a 2020 population of 15,924, it is the 179th largest city in Texas and the 2232nd largest city in the United States . Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 2.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,564 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of 16,015 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 1,023 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $58,582 with a poverty rate of 16.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $676 per month, and the median house value is $100,600. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 32.2 years, 28.8 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 62.67%
  • Other race: 16.51%
  • Black or African American: 13.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Texas is 15,924 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,005.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,564.

Mount Pleasant, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,0801180.26%
202045,9621180.26%
201945,8441180.26%
201845,7262620.57%
201745,4642300.51%
201645,234-91-0.20%
201545,3251660.37%
201445,1591100.24%
201345,049-50-0.11%
201245,0992250.50%
201144,874570.13%
201044,8170.00%

Mount Pleasant Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,01062.67%
Some Other Race2,63716.51%
Black or African American2,23213.97%
Two or More Races5423.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2731.71%
Asian2671.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.08%
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Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

32.2


Total

28.8


Male

34.8


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 11,187 adults, (1,983 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

7,953

49.79%

Male

8,020

50.21%

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
Married71.4%28.6%
All55.2%44.8%
Female40.3%59.7%
Non Family38.5%61.5%
Male29.1%70.9%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1933.0355.2
Married2,7083.8271.4
Non Family1,3231.1838.5
Female7803.5440.3
Male3822.829.1

3.59

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Mount Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,41215.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,02710.94%
High School Graduate2,99531.91%
Some College1,79119.08%
Associates Degree6116.51%
Bachelors Degree97210.35%
Graduate Degree5796.17%
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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
Hispanic3,9502,213160
White3,6503,1771,106
Black1,4061,302186
Other Race1,32169317
2+ Races20213666
Native American172124
Asian1677842
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.67%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,212$40,780$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$24,213$29,677$17,778
High School Graduate$27,114$37,750$21,276
Some College$34,224$48,564$26,000
Bachelors Degree$43,375$51,818$36,641
Graduate Degree$61,000$69,118$46,786

$31,212

Average Earnings

$40,780

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

51.96% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 48.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.88% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,9431,45618.33%
Other2,62862623.82%
White4,83462012.83%
Black2,19637216.94%
Multiple54217732.66%
Native273259.16%
Asian26472.65%

16.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Multiple, with 32.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Asian, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.75%
High School15.15%
Some College8.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.25%
Male Unemployed11.93%
Female Employed11.76%
Male Employed6.05%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,567$58,582
Families$54,129$64,864
Married Families$68,758-
Non Families$31,239$37,519
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Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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 Marital Status

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577

Number of Veterans

542

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam202
Second Gulf War110
First Gulf War109
Korea36
World War II11

Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74134
35 to 54125
55 to 64118
18 to 34102
75+98

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4105.76%
Hispanic1112.20%
Black935.84%
Native American5627.86%
Other Race130.72%
2+ Races51.97%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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60.98%

Born in Mount Pleasant

75.80%

Native Born

24.20%

Foreign Born

18.32%

Non Citizen

5.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.80% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 60.98% having been born in Texas. 18.32% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,924-27-0.17%
202015,951-27-0.17%
201915,978-27-0.17%
201816,005110.07%
201715,994470.29%
201615,947320.20%
201515,915530.33%
201415,862-94-0.59%
201315,956-42-0.26%
201215,998410.26%
201115,957-58-0.36%
201016,0152,0801.40%
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%

Mount Pleasant Population by Year