Mount Pleasant, Texas

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Population in 2017: 16,257 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 
Males: 7,931  (48.8%)
Females: 8,326  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

30.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75455.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,714 (it was $28,805 in 2000)
Mount Pleasant:

$42,714
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,357 (it was $14,190 in 2000)

Mount Pleasant city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,834 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Mount Pleasant:

$124,834
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $668.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Pleasant: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.3% for American Indian residents, 40.8% for other race residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Pleasant, TX (2017)
    • 9,59156.7%Hispanic
    • 4,30825.5%White alone
    • 2,55215.1%Black alone
    • 3101.8%Two or more races
    • 1781.1%Asian alone
    • 850.5%American Indian alone

Races in Mount Pleasant detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Mount Pleasant, Texas as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Pleasant is 252 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Pleasant by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
2
(13.0)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
18
(111.6)
16
(99.9)
16
(99.6)
23
(141.0)
14
(85.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(67.3)
10
(65.9)
14
(91.1)
14
(94.3)
14
(92.6)
8
(52.3)
7
(44.0)
3
(18.8)
8
(49.7)
10
(62.0)
16
(99.9)
13
(81.0)
4
(24.5)
8
(49.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(269.4)
30
(197.7)
50
(325.5)
54
(363.6)
50
(330.9)
42
(274.3)
30
(188.8)
29
(181.9)
33
(205.0)
50
(309.9)
47
(293.3)
44
(274.0)
47
(288.1)
40
(245.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(585.9)
96
(632.5)
103
(670.6)
114
(767.5)
137
(906.6)
204
(1,333)
164
(1,032)
149
(934.7)
155
(962.7)
143
(886.2)
112
(699.0)
117
(728.6)
84
(514.8)
72
(442.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
416
(2,801)
344
(2,266)
333
(2,168)
346
(2,329)
507
(3,355)
452
(2,953)
366
(2,303)
458
(2,873)
486
(3,018)
495
(3,068)
513
(3,202)
451
(2,809)
478
(2,930)
460
(2,824)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(229.0)
36
(237.2)
26
(169.3)
29
(195.2)
28
(185.3)
18
(117.6)
20
(125.8)
30
(188.2)
20
(124.2)
21
(130.1)
22
(137.3)
17
(105.9)
18
(110.3)
23
(141.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(26.9)
1
(6.6)
4
(26.0)
5
(33.7)
2
(13.2)
2
(13.1)
2
(12.6)
3
(18.8)
7
(43.5)
2
(12.4)
2
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
3
(18.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)258.9218.5263.1282.4306.5291.3225.4237.4254.0365.0356.5330.6352.0300.0

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Pleasant, TX

Crime rate in Mount Pleasant detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (6.0%), African (4.8%), English (3.1%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,297 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Pleasant, Texas map

4,488 residents are foreign born (25.6% Latin America).

This city:

26.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,547 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,116 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (46.6 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (84.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (108.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Cookville, TX (2.6 miles ),
Winfield, TX (2.9 miles ),
Miller's Cove, TX (2.9 miles),
Rocky Mound, TX (3.1 miles),
Pittsburg, TX (3.3 miles ),
Omaha, TX (3.6 miles ),
Mount Vernon, TX (3.8 miles ),
Leesburg-Newsome, TX (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.16 N, Longitude: 94.97 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bass Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,347 (+43.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,270 (71.2%)

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Mount Pleasant, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Pleasant, TX in 2017
Mount Pleasant satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Pleasant, TX residents
Average permit cost in Mount Pleasant, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Mount Pleasant, TX
Historical housing units in Mount Pleasant, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,414 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in Mount Pleasant, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (22.4%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (26.8%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Food (17.3%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Mount Pleasant, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Food processing workers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Food processing workers (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Food processing workers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Mount Pleasant, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Mount Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Mount Pleasant city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 3/26/1961, a category F3 tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Pleasant-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from Mount Pleasant center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 335.9 miles away from Mount Pleasant center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 315.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Titus County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Pleasant topographic map

Hospitals in Mount Pleasant:

  • CYPRESS BASIN HOSPICE INC (207 WEST MORGAN STREET)
  • PLEASANT VIEW MANAGEMENT COMPA (2003 HAPPY ST)
  • TITUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 2001 N JEFFERSON)

Nursing Homes in Mount Pleasant:

  • CURREY NURSING HOME (901 N JEFFERSON)
  • GREENHILL VILLAS (2530 GREENHILL RD)
  • HEALTH CARE PLAZA (1606 MEMORIAL ST PO BOX 1138)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT HEALTHCARE (2102 NORTH MULBERRY)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT HEALTHCARE CENTER (1606 MEMORIAL AVE)
  • PLEASANT SPRINGS HEALTHCARE CENTER (2003 N EDWARDS ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Mount Pleasant:

  • MT PLEASANT DIALYSIS CENTER (628 S JEFFERSON AVE)

Home Health Centers in Mount Pleasant:

  • CHAMBERS HOME HEALTH AGENCY OF NORTHEAST TEXAS COM (801NORTH MADISON)
  • CHAMPION HOME HEALTH SERVICES (508 N WASHINGTON AVENUE)
  • CYPRESS HOME CARE (1318 S JEFFERSON)
  • OUTREACH HEALTH SERVICES OF EAST TEXAS (618 SOUTH JEFFERSON AVE)
  • TEXAS HELPING HANDS INC (116 EAST 3RD STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Mount Pleasant:

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College/University in Mount Pleasant:

  • Northeast Texas Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,320; Location: 2886 FM 1735; Public; Website: www.ntcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mount Pleasant:

  • Paris Junior College (about 47 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • LeTourneau University (about 50 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 55 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 55 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Texarkana College (about 56 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 60 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 61 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)

Public high schools in Mount Pleasant:

Private high school in Mount Pleasant:

  • MT PLEASANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 300 S FLOREY AVE, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Pleasant:

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Notable locations in Mount Pleasant: Titus County Courthouse (A), Mount Pleasant Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Pleasant include: First Baptist Church (A), Dellwood Park Assembly of God Church (B), Bible Christian Assembly of God Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (E), Church of God of Prophecy (F), Church of Christ (G), Trinity Baptist Church (H), South Jefferson Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Edwards Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Old City Lake (A), New City Lake (B), John W May Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Pleasant include: Kieth Park (1), Jurney Park (2), Oaklawn Park (3), Dellwood Park (4), Ocotillo Siding (5), Fair Park (6), Edwards Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (2515 W Ferguson Rd), Best Western (102 East Burton Road), Colonial House Hotel (101 West 16th Street), Best Western Mt. Pleasant Inn (102 East Burton Road), Camp Langston (Rt 8 Box 100), Adobe Motel (1102 West 16th Street).

Birthplace of: Krista Branch - Singer, Chaun Thompson - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: May 22, 1980), Norm Duke - Bowling player, Theodore P. Greene - Navy admiral, Kendall Wright - Football player, Barry Minter - Football player, Maury Buford - Football player, Charles Baker (American football) - Football player, Red Roundtree - Banjoist.

Titus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
257 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Mount Pleasant in 2000:

  • 261 people in nursing homes
  • 122 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 90 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 59 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 41 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Mount Pleasant (2011 data):

  • Guaranty Bond Bank: South Jefferson Branch, at 100 West Arkansas Street, Mobile Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $1,091.1 mil, Deposits: $932.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • Pilgrim Bank: Mt. Pleasant Branch North at 112 West 16th Street, branch established on 2000/05/01; Mt Pleasant Branch South at 2401 S Jefferson, branch established on 1997/06/27. Info updated 2009/11/17: Bank assets: $379.5 mil, Deposits: $302.3 mil, headquarters in Pittsburg, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Pilgrim Bancorporation
  • First Federal Community Bank: Mount Pleasant Branch at 805 North Madison, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $353.1 mil, Deposits: $307.9 mil, headquarters in Paris, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Mount Pleasant Wal-Mart Branch at 2311 S. Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 2001/11/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mount Pleasant Branch at 302 North Jefferson Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The American National Bank of Mount Pleasant: The American National Bank Of Mount at 301 South Madison Avenue, branch established on 1979/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.3 mil, Deposits: $77.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Cypress Bank, SSB: 801 N Jefferson Branch at 801 N. Jefferson, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $165.9 mil, Deposits: $126.9 mil, headquarters in Pittsburg, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant:

Marital status in Mount Pleasant, TX
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Pleasant:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mount Pleasant
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Pleasant, TX (based on Titus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,43459
Catholic8,1731
Mainline Protestant1,6239
Black Protestant1,0057
Other5232
None5,576-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Titus County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Titus County:

8.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Titus County:

8.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Titus County:

27.2%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Titus County:

16.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Pleasant:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mount Pleasant:

30.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Pleasant:

79.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Pleasant, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$103,759$44,4680$0
Firefighters 22$81,728$44,57915$12,761
Water Supply 19$53,402$33,7280$0
Other and Unallocable 15$48,531$38,8250$0
Police - Other 12$34,572$34,5720$0
Streets and Highways 9$23,951$31,9350$0
Parks and Recreation 7$17,588$30,1510$0
Health 7$19,366$33,1990$0
Other Government Administration 6$33,584$67,1680$0
Financial Administration 5$18,363$44,0710$0
Local Libraries 4$11,513$34,5391$1,054
Airports 3$11,072$44,2880$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,223$32,8922$1,550
Sewerage 3$10,636$42,5440$0
Fire - Other 1$2,663$31,9560$0
Totals for Government 144$478,951$39,91318$15,365

Mount Pleasant government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,748,000 ($230.55)
    Libraries: $2,620,000 ($161.16)
    Sewerage: $832,000 ($51.18)
    Regular Highways: $612,000 ($37.65)
    Air Transportation: $241,000 ($14.82)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($1.91)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,513,000 ($216.09)
    Police Protection: $2,784,000 ($171.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,142,000 ($131.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,906,000 ($117.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,288,000 ($79.23)
    Financial Administration: $1,097,000 ($67.48)
    Air Transportation: $866,000 ($53.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $716,000 ($44.04)
    Sewerage: $498,000 ($30.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $489,000 ($30.08)
    Central Staff Services: $444,000 ($27.31)
    Health - Other: $415,000 ($25.53)
    General - Other: $413,000 ($25.40)
    Libraries: $392,000 ($24.11)
    General Public Buildings: $356,000 ($21.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $129,000 ($7.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $24,000 ($1.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $441,000 ($27.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $468,000 ($28.79)
    Police Protection: $154,000 ($9.47)
    Regular Highways: $114,000 ($7.01)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($3.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($1.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($0.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($0.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($0.55)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,908,000 ($363.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $422,000 ($25.96)

Mount Pleasant government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,858,000 ($175.80)
    Sewerage: $1,400,000 ($86.12)
    Air Transportation: $891,000 ($54.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $198,000 ($12.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $407,000 ($25.04)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $719,000 ($44.23)
    Royalties: $379,000 ($23.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $335,000 ($20.61)
    Sale of Property: $269,000 ($16.55)
    Interest Earnings: $161,000 ($9.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($0.80)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,604,000 ($406.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($1.54)
    Other: $11,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,537,000 ($279.08)
    Property: $2,537,000 ($156.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,231,000 ($75.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $547,000 ($33.65)
    Other License: $59,000 ($3.63)

Mount Pleasant government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,262,000 ($2353.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,287,000 ($1924.52)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,157,000 ($747.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,182,000 ($318.75)

Mount Pleasant government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,100,000 ($498.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,117,000 ($806.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,993,000 ($184.11)

5.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Camp County, TX  0.68% ($42,680 average AGI)
from Morris County, TX  0.48% ($36,283)
from Franklin County, TX  0.40% ($34,068)


6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Camp County, TX  0.72% ($32,556 average AGI)
to Morris County, TX  0.60% ($26,955)
to Franklin County, TX  0.59% ($31,318)
Businesses in Mount Pleasant, TX
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul2
IHOP1UPS5
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:

  • KIMP (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEGG (1560 AM; 2 kW; DAINGERFIELD, TX)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:

  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KXDX-LP (95.7 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: INTER COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO ENTHUSIASTS, INC.)
  • KJUK-LP (92.1 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: KMZD RADIO INC)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KLNA-LP (94.3 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: KMZC RADIO INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Pleasant:

  • K54CB (Channel 54; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: F. V. P. NETWORK, INC)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mount Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 86Number of bridges
  • 1,424ft / 434mTotal length
  • $10,000Total costs
  • 651,845Total average daily traffic
  • 146,086Total average daily truck traffic
  • 781,558Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Pleasant, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 311960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 182010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Pleasant, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Pleasant)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mount Pleasant, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Pleasant)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mount Pleasant)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 88 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of reported fires - 69 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Pleasant, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.6%), and Structure Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Pleasant, TX
    • 15455.6%Outside Fires
    • 9634.7%Structure Fires
    • 248.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Pleasant, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Pleasant, Texas:

  • Best Western Mt Pleasant Inn, 102 E Burton Rd, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 , Phone: (903) 577-7377, Fax: (903) 577-0401
  • Super 8 Motel Mt Pleasant, 204 Lakewood Dr, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 , Phone: (903) 572-9808, Fax: (903) 572-1485
  • Laquinta Inn And Suites, 1620 Rotan Ave, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 , Phone: (903) 572-5514, Fax: (903) 572-5516
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Mt. Pleasant, 2504 W Ferguson St, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 , Phone: (903) 572-7100, Fax: (903) 572-7107
  • Candlewood Suites, 2407 S Jefferson, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 , Phone: (903) 572-4600, Fax: (903) 572-4601
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Pleasant, Texas
Most common first names in Mount Pleasant, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18479.7 years
James18173.7 years
John15477.1 years
William14275.3 years
Robert9174.8 years
Charles7772.9 years
George7275.6 years
Thomas6674.3 years
Willie5977.4 years
Joe5475.4 years
Most common last names in Mount Pleasant, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13575.8 years
Brown12375.0 years
Johnson10475.0 years
Jones9177.5 years
Williams6477.6 years
Allen5475.7 years
Davis5072.7 years
Moore4979.8 years
Thomas4879.7 years
White4377.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Pleasant, TX
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 49.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Pleasant, TX
  • 78.0%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Mount Pleasant compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Mount Pleasant on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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