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The Town of Mount Pleasant had a population of 390 as of July 1, 2017. Mount Pleasant ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Pleasant is located at latitude 35.9815 and longitude -91.7773 in Izard County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Town of Mount Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2406210) 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.

The Town of Mount Pleasant is located within Township of Drytown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Izard 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Pleasant: Barren Fork, Barrenfork, Dry Town, Drytown.

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Mount Pleasant, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 390
Daytime Population: Workers 141
Daytime Population: Residents 242
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 383
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 390
Population in Familes 328
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 117
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,038
Average Household Income $57,611
Per Capita Income $24,016


Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $96,939
Average Home Value $144,718


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.82% -0.78%
Households -0.7% -0.71%
Families 0.23% -0.85%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Mount Pleasant, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Pleasant to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 339 37th
Population Density # 476 12th
Diversity Index # 516 5th
Median Household Income # 194 64th
Per Capita Income # 110 80th

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