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Mount Pleasant is 17th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 16,081 155th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 14.9 143rd 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,047.3 275th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 10.0% 24th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 32.3% 69th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.8% 214th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 64.7% 338th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.0% 300th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Race - White 57.8% 342nd 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 14.7% 98th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 17th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 196th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 118th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.8% 130th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 51.0% 92nd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 32.7% 293rd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.2% 195th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 27.3% 40th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Housing units 5,449 182nd 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.4% 174th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 4,992 175th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.8% 225th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $87,900 247th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 124th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Income per capita $16,000 319th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $35,802 304th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.1% 99th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mount Pleasant Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,049 137th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $406,141 116th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $27,786 39th $13,061 $12,990

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