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Mount Pleasant is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mount Pleasant. For links to other places called Mount Pleasant, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mount Pleasant is 41.107N. The longitude is -73.808W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 249 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 43,221.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Pleasant demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10570 ZIP code.
9% of Mount Pleasant residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Pleasant ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Pleasant was $35,468, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Mount Pleasant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mount Pleasant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $872. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,414.
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Pleasant political report.
The average commute time for Mount Pleasant workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mount Pleasant between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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