Mount Pleasant demographics profile

StatisticMount PleasantNewarkNew Jersey
Population7,187280,1398,915,456
Population density (sq mi)8,21111,6031
Median age33.033.039.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%53%45%
Speak Englishn/a54%69%
Speak Spanishn/a32%16%
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  • The population density in Mount Pleasant is 29% lower than Newark.
  • The median age in Mount Pleasant is equal to Newark.
  • In Mount Pleasant 32.84% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Pleasant 36.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Pleasant 1.36% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Pleasant population breakdown by race

RaceMount PleasantNewarkNew Jersey
White32.84%24.35%68.15%
Black or African American36.56%50.24%13.54%
Asian1.36%1.75%9.19%
American Indian1.13%0.50%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.01%0.05%0.03%
Mixed race3.41%2.85%2.53%
Other race24.68%20.24%6.35%
In Mount Pleasant, 36.0% 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, Newark, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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