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Mount Pleasant is a city in Henry County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Mount Pleasant is 40.963N. The longitude is -91.557W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,518.


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Median household income
Local
$35,558
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Pleasant demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Henry County Fair - July 9-14, 2007
  • Midwest Old Threshers Reunion - Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Pleasant web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Midwest Old Threshers Heritage Museum, Theatre Museum of Repertoire Americana, Van Allen House Heritage Center
Colleges and universities: Iowa Wesleyan College
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 Henry 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 52641 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Mount Pleasant residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Pleasant ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Pleasant was $16,824, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% 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 $335.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.


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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 News

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Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Pleasant political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Pleasant workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Mount Pleasant include Amerihost Inn, Brazelton Hotel, Heartland Inn.

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