Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

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Mount Pleasant is a city in Maury County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 4,491 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Mount Pleasant is located at 35°32′42″N 87°11′55″W / 35.545°N 87.19861°W / 35.545; -87.19861 (35.544977, -87.198683)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.1 square miles (28.7 km²), of which, 11.1 square miles (28.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.18%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,491 people, 1,815 households, and 1,232 families residing in the city. The population density was 406.5 people per square mile (156.9/km²). There were 2,008 housing units at an average density of 181.8/sq mi (70.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.02% White, 23.45% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 1,815 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,004, and the median income for a family was $36,949. Males had a median income of $31,285 versus $22,599 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,345. About 14.9% of families and 18.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

Columbia | Mt. Pleasant | Spring Hill

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