Mount Pleasant, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Mount Pleasant, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Pleasant had a population of 26,820 as of July 1, 2018. Mount Pleasant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pleasant is located at latitude 43.5967 and longitude -84.776 in Isabella County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Isabella County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Mount Pleasant (GNIS ID: 1626776) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Mount Pleasant, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,820
Population in Households 20,778
Population in Familes 8,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,042
Population Density2 3,465
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $33,838
Average Household Income $54,197
Per Capita Income $18,274


Total Housing Units 9,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,864 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,613 (50.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 662 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $140,810
Average Home Value $159,898


Total Households 8,477
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,063
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.49%
Households 0.15% 0.53%
Families -0.15% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Mount Pleasant, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pleasant to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 94th
Population Density # 54 92nd
Diversity Index # 124 82nd
Median Household Income # 638 8th
Per Capita Income # 637 8th

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