Mount Pleasant demographics profile

StatisticMount PleasantIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)9885591
Median age34.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%
Mount Pleasant, IA has a population of 8,491 and is the 4,464th largest city in the United States. The population density is 988 per sq mi which is 1708% higher than the Iowa average and 990% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Pleasant is 35 which is approximately 9% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Mount Pleasant, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 69% of Mount Pleasant residents were born in Iowa, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Mount Pleasant is 1708% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Mount Pleasant is 9% lower than Iowa.
  • In Mount Pleasant 86.15% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Pleasant 4.53% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Pleasant 5.56% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Pleasant population breakdown by race

RaceMount PleasantIowaNational
Black or African American4.53%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.46%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.44%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.86%1.27%4.75%
In Mount Pleasant, 7.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mount Pleasant, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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