StatisticMount PleasantNewarkNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)8,21111,6031,215
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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In Mount Pleasant 1.36% of the population is Asian

Compare Newark, NJ Demographics


      Mount Pleasant population breakdown by race

      RaceMount PleasantNewarkNew Jersey
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Mount Pleasant age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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