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Mount Pleasant is the county seat and
largest city of
Titus County in the
U.S. state of
Texas. As of the
2000 census, Mount Pleasant's
population was 13,935. It is the
county seat of
, and is situated in
Northeast Texas. This town, by city
ordinance, is dry (unable) to sell alcoholic beverages. Mount
Pleasant, Texas has grown since the 2000 Census population. As of
2010, Mount Pleasant Texas has an estimated 20,000 people. A major
project is underway to build a 271 loop bypass around Mount
Geography: Mount Pleasant is located at
/ 33.15778; -94.97
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the
city has a total area of 12.7 square miles (33.0 kmē), of which,
12.5 square miles (32.5 kmē) of it is land and 0.2 square miles
(0.5 km2) of water.
Climate: Mount Pleasant's considered to be
part of the
humid subtropical area.
Demographics: As of the
of 2000, there were 13,935 people, 4,558
households, and 3,208 families residing in the city. The
population density was 1,112.0
people per square mile (429.4/kmē). The racial makeup of the city
African American, 0.55%
Native American, 0.84%
Pacific Islander, 23.57% from
other races, and 2.33% from two or
Latino of any race were 40.65% of
There were 696
households out of which 21% had children under the age of 6 living
with them, 36% were
married couples living together, 4%
had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were
non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals
and 1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was
In the city the population was spread out with
31.2% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44,
16.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 20 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8
males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city
was $28,805, and the median income for a family was $32,331. Males
had a median income of $22,629 versus $17,080 for females. The per
capita income for the city was $14,190. About 20.3% of families and
22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.7%
of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.
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