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Mount Pleasant is a city in Isabella County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Mount Pleasant is 43.597N. The longitude is -84.767W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,687.


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Median household income
Local
$24,572
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Pleasant demographic reports
Mount Pleasant is on the Chippewa River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 53. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Summer Festival - June 20-24, 2007
  • Applefest - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Michigan Story Festival - Oct. 18-20, 2007
  • Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Nation Pow-Wow - Aug. 3-5, 2007
  • Fall Harvest Festival - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Pleasant web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Cultural & Natural History
Colleges and universities: Central Michigan University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Pleasant demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Isabella County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48858 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Mount Pleasant residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $13,177, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

40% of Mount Pleasant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mount Pleasant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $873.


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Libraries in Mount Pleasant include Chippewa River District Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Mount Pleasant include Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

TV stations in Mount Pleasant include WCMU.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WCMU-FM.

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Isabella County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Pleasant political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Mount Pleasant workers is 13 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 .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Mount Pleasant include Baymont Inn, Best Western, Comfort Inn & Suites University Park, Fairfield Inn by Marriot, Holiday Inn - Mount Pleasant, Microtel Inn.

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