Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin Population 2021

27,048
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 27,048, it is the 28th largest city in Wisconsin and the 1421st largest city in the United States . Mount Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,197 in 2010. Mount Pleasant reached it's highest population of 27,099 in 2018. Spanning over 34 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 798 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $87,684 with a poverty rate of 7.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $190,800. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 45.9 years, 43.4 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 83.76%
  • Black or African American: 7.23%
  • Asian: 3.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Other race: 2.63%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin is 27,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,099.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,197.

Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,55683.76%
Black or African American1,9487.23%
Asian9083.37%
Two or More Races7152.66%
Some Other Race7082.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.08%
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Mount Pleasant Population by Race

Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

45.9


Total

43.4


Male

47.9


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 21,485 adults, (6,254 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

14,242

52.89%

Male

12,686

47.11%

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
Married92.4%7.6%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female49%51%
Male41.7%58.3%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1652.3977.1
Married5,8732.992.4
Non Family3,5661.1866.7
Female1,1292.8849
Male5973.641.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Mount Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3481.81%
9th to 12th Grade7794.05%
High School Graduate5,43228.21%
Some College4,52823.51%
Associates Degree1,9209.97%
Bachelors Degree3,76719.56%
Graduate Degree2,48312.89%
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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
White15,97615,2735,397
Hispanic1,2711,072278
Black1,2041,040299
Asian558506190
Other Race359293125
2+ Races15015038
Native American7171
Islander22229

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 40.91%.

Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,318$58,224$38,271
Less Than 9th Grade$35,313$41,429$20,583
High School Graduate$39,092$44,797$31,390
Some College$42,644$54,930$34,297
Bachelors Degree$60,322$73,589$47,651
Graduate Degree$77,555$81,901$72,847

$47,318

Average Earnings

$58,224

Average Male

$38,271

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

91.15% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 8.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.51% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,5379854.80%
Black1,90649025.71%
Hispanic2,51029711.83%
Multiple70810414.69%
Asian908859.36%
Other708162.26%

7.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.30%

Male Poverty Rate

8.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Black, with 25.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Other, with 2.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.06%.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.19%
High School7.99%
Some College7.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.00%
Female Unemployed6.19%
Male Employed4.26%
Female Employed3.49%

Mount Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,485$87,684
Families$84,594$102,555
Married Families$96,384$115,214
Non Families$38,261$52,642
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Income by Household Type

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Pleasant Marital Status by Race

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Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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1,895

Number of Veterans

1,781

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam765
First Gulf War271
Korea252
Second Gulf War190
World War II124

Mount Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+698
65 to 74551
35 to 54302
55 to 64295
18 to 3449

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7629.58%
Black916.44%
Hispanic402.50%
Asian213.01%
Other Race122.61%
2+ Races92.45%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Race

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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72.02%

Born in Mount Pleasant

93.84%

Native Born

6.16%

Foreign Born

2.35%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.84% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 72.02% having been born in Wisconsin. 2.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Pleasant Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,048-17-0.06%
202027,065-17-0.06%
201927,082-17-0.06%
201827,0991550.58%
201726,9441370.51%
201626,807990.37%
201526,708-23-0.09%
201426,731760.29%
201326,655230.09%
201226,632-15-0.06%
201126,647-49-0.18%
201026,6960.00%

Mount Pleasant Population by Year