Mount Pleasant, North Carolina

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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina

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High Points

Mount Pleasant strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Mount Pleasant Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Mount Pleasant Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Mount Pleasant People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mount Pleasant Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 18% Mount Pleasant Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina

Comparing Mount Pleasant to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Racial Diversity 6 2
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Rents 3 3

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Mount Pleasant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cabarrus
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 28124
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.399
Longitude -80.436

Mount Pleasant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
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Mount Pleasant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,259 100%
Male 590 46.9%
Female 669 53.1%
Under 18 317 25.2%
18+ 942 74.8%
65+ 205 16.3%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3
White 1,172 93.1%
African-American 74 5.9%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Mount Pleasant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,429
Growth 170
Growth % 13.5%

Mount Pleasant Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23%
US/American 22.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
English 14.5%
Irish 8.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Dutch 1.8%
Scottish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
European 1.2%
British 1.1%
Swedish 1%
Austrian 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
African 0.6%
Serbian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Pleasant 1,259 $55,568
Concord 55,977 $53,571
Kannapolis 36,910 $42,445
Locust 2,416 $50,987
Richfield 515 $41,442
Rockwell 1,971 $47,935
Stanfield 1,113 $52,813
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Mount Pleasant High Schools (2004)

Serves 881 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

Mount Pleasant Colleges

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