Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin Population 2020

27,310
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Mount Pleasant is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 27,310, it is the 28th largest city in Wisconsin and the 1405th largest city in the United States. Mount Pleasant is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 4.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,197 in 2010. Spanning over 34 miles, Mount Pleasant has a population density of 806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Pleasant is $86,228 with a poverty rate of 6.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $187,600. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 46.9 years, 45.1 years for males, and 48.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Mount Pleasant Demographics

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

  • White: 83.44%
  • Black or African American: 6.75%
  • Asian: 4.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin is 27,310, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,014.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,197.

Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,30983.44%
Black or African American1,8066.75%
Asian1,0994.11%
Two or More Races7502.80%
Some Other Race5802.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1740.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.07%
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Mount Pleasant Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Pleasant Median Age

46.9


Total

45.1


Male

48.4


Female

Mount Pleasant Adults

There are 21,403 adults, (6,202 of whom are seniors) in Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

14,183

53.04%

Male

12,555

46.96%

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
Married92.4%7.6%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Female54%46%
Male33.2%66.8%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1532.3776.5
Married6,0412.8992.4
Non Family3,4381.1663.3
Female1,0712.754
Male6033.5233.2

2.83

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Pleasant Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3801.97%
9th to 12th Grade7173.71%
High School Graduate5,41428.01%
Some College4,59123.75%
Associates Degree1,8119.37%
Bachelors Degree4,01020.75%
Graduate Degree2,40412.44%
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Mount Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,06815,3655,490
Black1,2381,096282
Hispanic1,081973292
Asian748613324
Other Race27322892
Multiple Races15615618
Native American10110131
Islander20208

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 asian people with a rate of 43.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,636$59,850$36,191
Less Than High School$28,043$45,337$12,188
High School Grad$36,881$45,035$30,649
Some College$44,066$54,985$32,370
Bachelors Degree$59,632$75,950$42,847
Graduate Degree$75,168$81,667$72,188

$47,636

Average Earnings

$59,850

Average Male

$36,191

Average Female

Mount Pleasant Language

Mount Pleasant Language by Age

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Mount Pleasant Language

92.35% of Mount Pleasant residents speak only English, while 7.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Mount Pleasant Poverty

Mount Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6179594.65%
Black1,77234219.30%
Hispanic2,24223410.44%
Asian1,09917015.47%
Multiple74310313.86%
Other58091.55%

6.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.96%

Male Poverty Rate

7.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Black, with 19.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Pleasant is Other, with 1.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.20%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.93%
High School6.65%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.77%
Male Employed4.60%
Female Unemployed3.90%
Female Employed2.90%

Mount Pleasant Income

Mount Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,689$86,228
Families$84,025$100,482
Married Families$95,255-
Non Families$34,550$51,279
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Mount Pleasant Marital Status

Mount Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 Veterans

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1,883

Number of Veterans

1,703

Male Veterans

180

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam687
Korea301
First Gulf War293
Second Gulf War189
World War II160
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Age Group Veterans
75+667
65 to 74482
35 to 54351
55 to 64314
18 to 3469
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8209.96%
Hispanic392.86%
Black392.77%
Asian131.47%
Other113.27%

Mount Pleasant Veterans by Education

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2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Pleasant Employment Status

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59%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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72.05%

Born in Wisconsin

93.75%

Native Born

6.25%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

3.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.75% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 72.05% having been born in Wisconsin. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,3101480.54%
201927,1621480.55%
201827,0141670.62%
201726,8471480.55%
201626,6991040.39%
201526,595-23-0.09%
201426,618800.30%
201326,538230.09%
201226,515-10-0.04%
201126,525-49-0.18%
201026,5740.00%