Mount Pleasant, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mount Pleasant, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Pleasant had a population of 4,676 as of July 1, 2015. Mount Pleasant ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pleasant is located at latitude 35.5569 and longitude -87.1602 in Maury County. 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. Maury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Mount Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2404323) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Pleasant population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

City of Mount Pleasant, TN Boundary Map

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Mount Pleasant, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,676
Population in Households 4,602
Population in Familes 3,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 380
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,889
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,280
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,162 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 728 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $105,363
Average Home Value $134,445
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,612
Average Household Income $42,416
Per Capita Income $17,178
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.71%
Households 0.52% 0.75%
Families 0.89% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 114 74th
Population Density1 # 266 38th
Diversity Index2 # 94 78th
Median Household Income # 347 19th
Per Capita Income # 352 18th

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