Mount Pleasant, TX
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Mount Pleasant, TX crime analytics

With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Mount Pleasant has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Texas, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Mount Pleasant.

Importantly, when you compare Mount Pleasant to other communities of similar population, then Mount Pleasant crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Mount Pleasant does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mount Pleasant does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Mount Pleasant.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mount Pleasant occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Mount Pleasant; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 203. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Mount Pleasant is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Mount Pleasant, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Mount Pleasant Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Mount Pleasant Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Mount Pleasant 4.92
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 203

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 243

in Texas
Population: 16,051
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 16 47
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.00 1.00 2.93
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Mount Pleasant 40.31
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 35

in Texas
Mount Pleasant Property CRIMES
Population: 16,051
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 112 513 22
Rate per 1,000 6.98 31.96 1.37
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Mount Pleasant Crimes Per Square Mile

Mount Pleasant 48
Texas 30