For population 25 years and over in Mount Pleasant:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $822 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (47.1 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (299.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Dillonvale, OH (1.4 miles ), Harrisville, OH (2.2 miles ), Adena, OH (2.2 miles ), Yorkville, OH (2.2 miles ), Tiltonsville, OH (2.3 miles ), Rayland, OH (2.4 miles ), Clearview, WV (2.5 miles ), Martins Ferry, OH (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 40.18 N, Longitude: 80.80 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 740
Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+9.2%).
Work and jobs in Mount Pleasant: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Pleasant, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Mount Pleasant village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mount Pleasant-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Mount Pleasant center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Moses Fleetwood Walker - Major League Baseball player, Jonathan T. Updegraff - Politician, Robert C. Kirk - Ohio politician, William Lawrence (Ohio Republican) - Politician, Benjamin Stanton - Politician, Ephraim R. Eckley - Union Army officer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Pleasant:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Pleasant:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.424. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00935. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.9%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mount Pleasant compared to Ohio state average:
Banks with branches in Mount Pleasant (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Mount Pleasant (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mount Pleasant government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,600 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,790 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.00