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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexMount PleasantMichiganNational
Income per capita$20,630$27,549$29,829
Median household income$39,485$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,835$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,725$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$12,909$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$7,347$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level33.4%16.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Pleasant is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Pleasant is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Pleasant is 21% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Pleasant is 121% higher than the national average

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      $26,320 $39,485 $78,970
      $33,865 $50,803 $101,606
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Mount Pleasant median earnings by income bracket

      Mount Pleasant employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%7.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.4%7.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%13.5%
      Public administration2.8%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%3.0%
      Education, health & social services26.2%26.2%

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      Loomis, MI179$47,62513.9%
      Breckenridge, MI1,428$46,38916.1%
      Mount Pleasant, MI25,290$39,48528.6%

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      Mount Pleasant, MI25,290$39,48528.6%
      Source: The Mount Pleasant, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).