Mount Pleasant, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Pleasant had a population of 1,695 as of July 1, 2017. Mount Pleasant ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pleasant is located at latitude 35.407 and longitude -80.4327 in Cabarrus County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cabarrus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Town of Mount Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2406212) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Mount Pleasant is located within Township 8-Mount Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cabarrus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Pleasant population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mount Pleasant, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,695
Daytime Population: Workers 944
Daytime Population: Residents 864
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,808
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 1,646
Population in Familes 1,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 508
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $54,873
Average Household Income $72,492
Per Capita Income $27,764


Total Housing Units 710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 494 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $217,157
Average Home Value $298,018


Total Households 638
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 473
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.86%
Households 0.42% 0.89%
Families 1.03% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Mount Pleasant, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pleasant to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 350 53rd
Population Density # 445 40th
Diversity Index # 663 10th
Median Household Income # 141 81st
Per Capita Income # 197 73rd

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