Mount Pleasant is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,363 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mount Pleasant is the 334th largest community in Pennsylvania. Mount Pleasant has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mount Pleasant is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Pleasant is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Pleasant who work in office and administrative support (12.80%), sales jobs (8.43%), and healthcare (8.13%).
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.
The percentage of adults in Mount Pleasant who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.88% of the adults in Mount Pleasant have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Pleasant in 2010 was $23,802, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,208 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mount Pleasant include Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mount Pleasant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Italian.