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Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Mount Pleasant had a population of 26,206 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Pleasant ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pleasant is located at latitude 42.7087 and longitude -87.8844 in Racine County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mount Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.69 sq. miles and a water area of 1.62 sq. miles. Racine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Village of Mount Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2013469) 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.

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, 2016.

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Mount Pleasant, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,206
Population in Households 25,889
Population in Familes 21,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 317
Population Density1 778
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 11,137
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,548 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,589 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 823 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $195,840
Average Home Value $216,960


Median Household Income $59,584
Average Household Income $76,842
Per Capita Income $32,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.14%
Households 0.0% 0.12%
Families -0.06% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Pleasant, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pleasant to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 30 96th
Population Density1 # 334 57th
Diversity Index2 # 57 93rd
Median Household Income # 187 76th
Per Capita Income # 111 86th

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