Mount Pleasant is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,671 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Pleasant is the 333rd largest community in North Carolina.
Mount Pleasant is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Pleasant is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Pleasant who work in office and administrative support (16.46%), healthcare (9.17%), and management occupations (9.17%).
Also of interest is that Mount Pleasant has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Mount Pleasant, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.15 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Mount Pleasant is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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, 21.17% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mount Pleasant in 2018 was $31,761, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,044 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Pleasant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.