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Population (year 2000): 8,751. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,767 (+0.2% change)
Males: 4,583 (52.4%), Females: 4,168 (47.6%)

Henry County

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Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $35,558 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,700 (year 2000)

Mount Pleasant, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Mount Pleasant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.6%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.4%), Irish (14.0%), United States (10.5%), English (10.5%), Swedish (4.0%), Dutch (3.5%).

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Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Pleasant

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant city

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

3.0% Foreign born (2.4% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +709 (+8.8%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, IA Iowa (47.7 miles www.RealtyStore.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (185.1 miles Multiple-Listing-Search.net )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (272.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westwood, IA (5.3 miles) , Rome, IA (9.1 miles) , IA (9.2 miles Salem, London, IA New (10.7 miles IA (11.5 miles Olds, Mount Union, IA (12.7 miles) , Houghton, IA (13.4 miles) , IA (13.6 miles Winfield,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $308,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 91.55 W

Area code: 319


Mount Pleasant, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.2%), Educational,health and social services (24.4%), Retail trade (15.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,318 (+49.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,795 (74.8%)


 

Crime in Mount Pleasant by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.4
Rapes 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 11.4 0.0 0.0 22.9
Robberies 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 17 17 9 15
    per 100,000 194.3 194.3 102.8 171.4
Burglaries 19 7 3 59
    per 100,000 217.1 80.0 34.3 674.2
Thefts 52 44 35 207
    per 100,000 594.2 502.8 400.0 2365.4
Auto thefts 5 1 2 19
    per 100,000 57.1 11.4 22.9 217.1
87.0 65.5 40.8 214.0


Average climate in Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mount Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Mount Pleasant city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category 3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mount Pleasant:
  • HENRY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (407 SOUTH WHITE ST)
  • MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (1200 EAST WASHINGTON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mount Pleasant:
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; WASHINGTON, IA)
  • FORT MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Pleasant:
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 34 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; ID: BRL)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 62 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
  • THE EASTERN IOWA (about 64 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; ID: CID)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Pleasant:
  • MOUNT PLEASANT MUNI (about 5 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; ID: MPZ)
  • WASHINGTON MUNI (about 23 miles; WASHINGTON, IA; ID: AWG)
  • FORT MADISON MUNI (about 28 miles; FORT MADISON, IA; ID: FSW)

Amtrak station:
MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 5 $12,722 $30,532 14 $3,611
Water Supply 10 $42,874 $51,448 0 $0
Electric Power 12 $43,941 $43,941 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $8,829 $26,487 8 $4,193
Other and Unallocable 12 $34,368 $34,368 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $14,021 $42,063 9 $2,557
Police Protection - Officers 13 $41,515 $38,321 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,026 $24,312 2 $832
Firefighters 0 $0   26 $5,420
Streets and Highways 9 $22,815 $30,420 0 $0
Totals for Government 70 $223,111 $38,247 59 $16,614


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Pleasant:
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 48 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; MACOMB, IL; FT enrollment: 11,096)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 77 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 78 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 82 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
Public high school in Mount Pleasant:
  • MOUNT PLEASANT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 696; Location: 2104 S. GRAND AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Pleasant:
  • MOUNT PLEASANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 400 N ADAMS; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VAN ALLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 801 E HENRY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 501 S CORKHILL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARLAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 400 E. MADISON ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Mount Pleasant:
  • MT. PLEASANT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $300,815; Location: 200 N MAIN ST; 52,409 books; 956 audio materials; 885 video materials; 109 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • College/University in Mt. Pleasant: Iowa Wesleyan College (est. 1842, enrollment 750)

Notable locations in Mount Pleasant: Mount Pleasant (A), J and J Camping (B), McKibbin Hall (C), Van Allen House Heritage Center (D), Henry County Courthouse (E), Henry County Home (F), Henry County Law Library (G), Henry County Sheriffs Department (H), Hershey Hall (I), Chadwick Library (J), PEO Memorial Building (K), Student Union (L), Mount Pleasant Public Library (M), Mount Pleasant Police Department (N), Mount Pleasant Fire Department (O), Mount Pleasant City Hall (P), Sheaffer-Trieschmann Hall (Q), Science Hall (R).

Churches in Mount Pleasant include: Second Baptist Church (A), Open Bible Standard Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), Lincoln Street Baptist Church (D), Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Michael's Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Williford Cemetery (1), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (2), Forest Home Cemetery (3).

Lake: East Lake (A).

Parks in Mount Pleasant include: Saunders Park (1), McMillan Park (2), East Lake Park (3), First College West of the Mississippi Historical Marker (4), First Courthouse in Iowa Historical Marker (5), First Home in Mount Pleasant Historical Marker (6), Little League Ball Park (7), Pioneer Church School Historical Marker (8), Harlan Hotel Historical Marker (9).

Post office: (A).  


Mount Pleasant compared to Iowa state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:
  • KILJ (1130 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Pleasant:
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Pleasant:
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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