Mount Pleasant is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,790 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Pleasant is the 129th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Pleasant who work in office and administrative support (12.69%), management occupations (12.01%), and sales jobs (9.76%).
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.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mount Pleasant has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mount Pleasant has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mount Pleasant than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mount Pleasant may be for you.
The percentage of adults in Mount Pleasant with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.65% of adults in Mount Pleasant have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Pleasant in 2010 was $20,544, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,176 for a family of four. However, Mount Pleasant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mount Pleasant is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, German, African, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Pleasant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.