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Mount Pleasant, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Pleasant had a population of 3,314 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Pleasant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pleasant is located at latitude 39.5407 and longitude -111.456 in Sanpete County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanpete County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,925 feet.

The City of Mount Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2411180) 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.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mount Pleasant is located within Mount Pleasant-Moroni Division of Sanpete 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Pleasant: Fort Hamilton.

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


Total Population 3,314
Population in Households 3,004
Population in Familes 2,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density1 1,131
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 792
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 769 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $174,492
Average Home Value $198,407


Median Household Income $48,434
Average Household Income $58,028
Per Capita Income $18,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.34%
Households 0.13% 0.35%
Families 0.02% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pleasant to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah 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 # 107 67th
Population Density1 # 83 75th
Diversity Index2 # 188 42nd
Median Household Income # 240 26th
Per Capita Income # 272 17th

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