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Mount Pleasant, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Pleasant is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sanpete County at latitude 39.5407 and longitude -111.456. Sanpete County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,925 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mount Pleasant, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mount Pleasant, Utah.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mount Pleasant indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Pleasant: Fort Hamilton.

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Mount Pleasant, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,399
Population in Households 3,124
Population in Familes 2,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density1 1,180
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,076
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 826
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 799 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $151,190
Average Home Value $161,247


Median Household Income $42,307
Average Household Income $53,737
Per Capita Income $17,654
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.99% 0.84%
Households 1.27% 1.04%
Families 1.02% 1.02%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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 326 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 105 68th
Population Density1 # 83 75th
Diversity Index2 # 187 43rd
Median Household Income # 273 17th
Per Capita Income # 271 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.