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Mount Pleasant, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Pleasant is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Maury County at latitude 35.5569 and longitude -87.1602. Maury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mount Pleasant, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mount Pleasant, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mount Pleasant indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Pleasant: Hurricane Store, Mountpleasant.

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Mount Pleasant, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,572
Population in Households 4,498
Population in Familes 3,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 372
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,847
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,146 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 701 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $114,706
Average Home Value $170,964


Median Household Income $30,463
Average Household Income $41,430
Per Capita Income $16,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% 0.34%
Households 0.11% 0.39%
Families 0.5% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mount Pleasant, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pleasant to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 118 73rd
Population Density1 # 270 37th
Diversity Index2 # 95 78th
Median Household Income # 347 19th
Per Capita Income # 353 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.