Mount Pleasant is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,821 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Pleasant is the 333rd largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Mount Pleasant isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mount Pleasant are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Pleasant is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Pleasant who work in office and administrative support (14.06%), food service (12.95%), and sales jobs (12.58%).
Because of many things, Mount Pleasant is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mount Pleasant a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mount Pleasant has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mount Pleasant’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Mount Pleasant does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Mount Pleasant overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Mount Pleasant, 21.10% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mount Pleasant in 2010 was $24,540, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,160 for a family of four. However, Mount Pleasant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mount Pleasant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Pleasant residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Pleasant include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Pleasant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.