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"Bass Capital of Texas"

Mount Pleasant is a city in Titus County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Mount Pleasant. For links to other places called Mount Pleasant, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Mount Pleasant is 33.156N. The longitude is -94.968W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,266.


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Median household income
Local
$28,805
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Pleasant demographic reports
Once a lumber town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 73. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Moonlight Jubilee & Outhouse Races - May 19, 2007
  • Titus County Fair - Sept. 26-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Pleasant web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, Dellwood Park
Historic sites and museums: Legends and Lawless Museum, Mount Pleasant Historical Museum, Florey-Meriwether Home, Franklin County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below 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 Titus 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 75455 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Mount Pleasant residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $14,190, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% 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 $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.


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Libraries in Mount Pleasant include Mount Pleasant Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Mount Pleasant include Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune

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Politics

Titus County supported George W. Bush 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 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 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 6.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Mount Pleasant include Best Western Mount Pleasant Inn, Comfort Inn Mount Pleasant, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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