For population 25 years and over in Mount Pleasant:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant city:
4,190 residents are foreign born (26.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,279 (1.4%)
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 ).
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Latitude: 33.16 N, Longitude: 94.97 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bass Capital of Texas
Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,476 (+42.2%)
Area code: 903
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Mount Pleasant detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 38 (27 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,414 (+11.3%).
Work and jobs in Mount Pleasant: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Pleasant, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 224% 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 significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Mount Pleasant center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Titus County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Local government website: www.mpcity.net/welcome.htm
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.5% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
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Religion statistics for Mount Pleasant (based on Titus County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Mount Pleasant government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,872 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:
7.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,487 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Mount Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,125
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,125
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Pleasant)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mount Pleasant, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (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: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Pleasant)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mount Pleasant)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.