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Mount Pleasant, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Pleasant had a population of 375 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.9617 and longitude -91.7557 in Izard County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Pleasant 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 Barren Fork, a minor civil division (MCD) of Izard County.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mount Pleasant, AR Housing Affordability Index is 211
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mount Pleasant, AR Wealth Index is 64
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 375
Population in Households 375
Population in Families 314
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 107
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,787
Average Household Income $60,850
Per Capita Income $25,551
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $123,913
Housing Affordability Index2 211
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.22% -0.92%
Households -1.11% -0.86%
Families -0.46% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2019 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 # 347 36th
Population Density # 485 10th
Diversity Index # 495 9th
Median Household Income # 156 71st
Per Capita Income # 126 77th

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