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Community Profile

Mount Pleasant as a rural commercial center of activity has grown and prospered over the past 100 years. Location along primary transportation routes and a strong independent attitude of the population has furthered that growth. Today 32,000 people call Mount Pleasant and Titus County home. They work in what is the hub of a five county region and a shopping/employment center for over 88,000 persons.

Population

City, County, and State Population
 Year Mount Pleasant Titus County Texas
2015 16,051 32,623 27,469,114
2013 16,113 32,581 26,448,193
 2012 15,706 32,663 26,059,203
 2010 15,564 32,334 25,145,561
 2000 13,935 28,118 20,851,820
 1990 12,291 24,009 16,986,510
 1980 11,003 21,442 14,229,191

 

Population by Age/Sex | 2010 Census
  Mount Pleasant Titus County
 Under 18 5,032 9,883
 20 - 24 1,181 2,181
 25 - 34 2,185 4,132
 35 - 49 2,904 6,278
 50 - 64 2,116 5,147
 65 & Over 1,681 3,731
 
 Female Population 7,963 16,358
 Male Population 7,601 15,976

 

Population by Ethnic Background | 2010 Census
  White Black Hispanic Other
 Mount Pleasant 5,089 3,064 7,938 40
 Titus County 15,584 3,265 13,127 265

 

Population by Income
  Mount Pleasant Titus County
 Median Family Income $35,802 $39,886
 Per Capita Income $16,000 $18,223

 

 Population Projections City of Mount Pleasant
 Source - State of Texas
 Year Total Projected
Population
% Increase
 2000 13,935 9.09%
 2010 15,201 9.09%
 2020 16,611 9.28%
 2030 17,870 7.58%
 2040 19,433 8.75%
 2050 20,844 7.26%
 2060 22,255 6.77%

 

Major Employers

Major Employers
 Company Name Category Employment
 Pilgrim's Pride Poultry 3197
 Mount Pleasant ISD Education 1003
 Priefert Mfg., Inc. Farm Equipment 924
 Titus Regional Medical Center Medical Services 700
 Luminant Electric Generation and Mining Lignite Coal 210
 Big Tex Trailer Mfg., Inc. Trailer Manufacturer 650
 Walmart Retail 384
 AEP/SWEPCO CoElectric Power Generation 170
 City of Mount Pleasant Government 160
 Diamond C Trailers Trailer Manufacturer 310
 Guaranty Bank & Trust Banking & Finance 160
 Performance Trailers Trailer Manufacturer 125
 Chapel Hill ISD Education 157
 Newly Weds Foods, Inc. Food Breading & Coatings 155
 Titus County Government 140
 Best Fender Products Trailer Fender Manuf. 115
 Dekoron Wire & Cable Instrument Wire 115
 Texas Bragg Enterprises Trailers 98

Numbers published current as of November 2016

Labor Force

Wage Data for Titus County
 Job Title Hourly Wage Percentile
 Administration-Management Entry Experience Pct 25 Pct 75
          General Operations Managers $20.13 $54.54 $26.16 $53.21
          Computer and Info. Systems Managers $24.56 $49.17 $25.76 $50.02
          Financial Managers $26.56 $57.63 $30.07 $60.60
          Human Resources Managers $23.67 $56.38 $28.70 $56.69
          Industrial Production Managers $25.26 $58.71 $29.38 $54.80
          Purchasing Managers $26.73 $69.18 $32.67 $72.63
          Transp., Storage, and Distrib. Mgrs $24.53 $47.12 $27.47 $43.74
 
 Manufacturing-Transportation
          Production Occupations $8.44 $16.02 $9.26 $17.35
          First-Line Supervisors/Managers $15.50 $31.15 $17.80 $33.12
          Team Assemblers $9.14 $15.31 $10.05 $15.85
          All other Assemblers and Fabricators $8.65 $13.40 $9.46 $13.62
          Computer-Controlled Mach. Tool operators $11.13 $18.80 $12.69 $19.33
          Extruding and Drawing Mach. Setters $8.73 $15.45 $9.59 $16.35
          Cutting, Punching, and Press Mach. $9.04 $16.13 $9.98 $16.67
          Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buff. $9.79 $17.16 $10.57 $18.03
          Welders, Cutters, Solderers, Brazers $10.92 $22.15 $12.90 $21.35
          Packaging and Filling Mach. Operators $8.04 $13.47 $8.46 $13.72
          Helpers-Production Workers $8.92 $13.84 $9.84 $14.09
          Truck Drivers $12.40 $19.23 $12.35 $16.20
          Conveyer Operators and Tenders $7.73 $13.88 $8.02 $15.64
          Industrial Truck and Tractor operators $9.74 $15.78 $10.72 $16.38
          Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material $8.16 $13.28 $8.67 $14.06
          Packers and Packagers $7.82 $10.46 $8.13 $10.50
 
 Source: Texas Workforce Commission (Northeast Texas Region)           Current as of November 2016

 

Unemployment Rates
 Location Percentage Rate
 Mount Pleasant 6.1%
 Titus County 6.1%
 Texas 4.6%

 

Civilian Labor Force
 Location Workforce
 Mount Pleasant 7,121
 Titus County 12,741
Within 25 miles 34,927

 

Labor Force by Class

 Trade Class  Workforce
 Construction 491
 Manufacturing 5,650
 Transportation 229
 Wholesale Trade 308
 Retail Trade 1,875
 Finance, Ins. & Real Est. 512
 Services 465
 Federal Government 64
 State Government 110
 Local Government 2,102

 

Taxes

Property Tax - 2017
 Taxing Entity*  Tax Rate / Per $100**
 City of Mount Pleasant  .3437
 Titus County  .4584
 Mount Pleasant ISD  1.212
 Northeast TX Community College  .13
 Titus Regional Medical Center .1893
 TOTAL  2.3334
 *Not all taxes would apply. Depends on location of business or home
 **All Property is Assessed @ 100% Valuation
 
 Sales Tax
City County State
 1.50 % .50 %  6.25 %

 

Average Wages

Average Hourly Wage Rates
 Occupation Title Average Starting Wage
 General Operations Manager $20.13
 Computer and Info. Systems Managers $24.56
 Financial Managers $26.56
 Human Resources Managers $23.67
 Industrial Production Managers $25.26
 Purchasing Managers $26.73
 Transp., Storage, and Distrib. Mgrs $24.53
 Productions Occupations $8.44
 First-Line Supervisors/Managers $15.50
 Team Assemblers $9.14
 Computer-Controlled Mach. Tool Operators $11.13
 Extruding and Drawing Mach. Setters $8.73
 Cutting, Punching, and Press Mach. $9.04
 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buff. $9.79
 Packaging and Filling Mach. Operators $8.04
 Truck Drivers $7.75
 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators $9.74
 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material $8.16
 Packers and Packagers $7.82
 Helpers-Production Workers $8.92
 
 Unemployment Rate 6.9

Current as of November 2016

Industrial Parks

Industrial / Business Development Sites Available

  Name Acreage

 Cypress Industrial Park

Cypress Industrial Park

56

 Mount Pleasant Business Park

MP Business Park

200+

 

Transportation

Transportation
 Highways
 Interstate 30
 US-271
 US-67
 TX-49
 
 Rail Service
 Union Pacific
 
 Air Transportation
 Nearest Airport  Miles from Airport
 Mount Pleasant Regional Airport  0
 Dallas/ Ft. Worth, TX  120
 Texarkana, TX  60
 Shreveport, LA  100
 
 Location From Major Cities
 Dallas  115
 Shreveport  100
 Houston  255
 New Orleans  400
 Oklahoma City  250
 St. Louis  600
 Chicago  850
 Memphis  350

 

Education

Education
 Name of Institution Number
 Schools Districts with in County 4
 Private Schools 2
 Northeast TX Community College  
 Jarvis Christian College  
 Texas A&M University - Commerce  
 Paris Junior College  
 Texas A&M University - Texarkana  
 LeTourneau University  
 East Texas Baptist University  
 University of Texas at Tyler  

 

Quality of Life

Quality of Life
 Public Parks 10
 Public Swimming Pools 1+
 Public Tennis Courts Yes
 Football / Soccer / Baseball Fields Yes
 Golf Courses 2
 Cinemas 1
 Public Libraries 1
 Theatres 1
 Churches 31

 

Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare Services
 Name of Service Beds/Practicing Physicians
 Titus Regional Medical Center 165/50

 

Sales Tax History

Sales Tax History-Mount Pleasant
 Year Gross Sales % Change From Previous Amount Subject to State Tax % Change From Previous Outlets
 1991 $635,021,572 n/a $117,724,922 n/a 545
 1992 $693,279,172 9.17% $135,128,215 14.78% 553
 1993 $768,437,400 10.84% $149,409,616 10.57% 641
 1994 $749,940,112 -2.41% $158,448,780 6.05% 632
 1995 $851,978,468 13.61% $162,856,006 2.78% 623
 1996 $961,828,551 12.89% $167,129,731 2.62% 771
 1997 $1,007,106,549 4.71% $154,599,902 -7.50% 722
 1998 $1,017,830,990 1.06% $159,443,565 3.13% 632
 1999 $1,194,584,237 17.37% $182,829,752 14.67% 567
 2000 $1,254,409,201 5.01% $177,591,993 -2.86% 546
 2001 $1,448,608,899 15.48% $227,904,360 28.33% 546
 2002 $2,010,299,608 38.77% $188,197,752 -17.42% 557
 2003 $2,003,914,784 -0.32% $252,332,888 34.08% 555
 2004 $2,234,419,701 11.5% $226,577,730 -10.2% 578 
 2005  $3,007,568,413  33.98%  $234,281,786  3.4%  543
 2006  $2,991,404,128  -0.55%  $248,596,252  5.8%  556
 2007  $3,627,870,539    21.27%  $ 479,200,632 92.7%  538
 2008 $3,344,458,705  - 7.8%  $ 566,589,760  18.2%  557
 2009 $3,414,682,173 2%  $ 494,330,969 -13%  590
 2010  $3,511,725,725  3%  $474,539,486  -4%  595
 2011 $3,410,252,132 -2.88% $414,756,011 -12.59%  760
2012 YTD $2,638,384,869   $298,382,048   593
*Source: State Comptrollers Office

 

Sales Tax History-Titus County
Year Gross Sales % Change From Previous Amount Subject to State Tax % Change From Previous Outlets
 1991 $696,983,600 n/a $129,942,019 n/a 799
 1992 $751,110,631 7.77% $146,758,350 12.94% 797
 1993 $824,137,683 9.72% $160,542,305 9.39% 920
 1994 $819,028,753 -0.62% $171,843,135 7.04% 935
 1995 $937,490,800 14.46% $183,162,431 6.59% 1037
 1996 $1,042,841,246 11.24% $181,156,049 -1.10% 966
 1997 $1,123,432,979 7.73% $170,952,108 -5.36% 925
 1998 $1,117,080,835 -0.57% $175,805,292 2.84% 943
 1999 $1,331,325,757 19.18% $201,566,662 14.65% 935
 2000 $1,411,274,989 6.01% $197,648,452 -1.94% 918
 2001 $1,597,879,146 13.22% $248,358,401 25.66% 904
 2002 $2,199,491,792 37.65% $208,972,284 -15.86% 941
 2003 $2,155,438,945 -2.00% $275,141,126 31.66% 944
 2004 $2,241,767,413 4.00% $247,762,156 -9.95% 1006 
 2005  $3,193,201,837  42.44%  $256,191,389  3.40%  923
 2006  $3,252,160,436  1.846%  $ 271,089,638  5.81%  983
 2007  $3,858,749,559  18.65%  $ 505,172,265  86%  1000
 2008 $3,567,949,184   -7.53%  $ 595,788,933  17.93% 991 
 2009 $3,583,270,123 1% $494,330,969 -17% 744 
 2010  $3,700,648,749 3%   $505,195,171 2%  745 
 2011  $3,645,181,311 -1.49%  $443,549,618 -12.2% 1046
2012 YTD $2,769,386,659 -1.49% $443,549,618   774
*Source: State Comptrollers Office

 

Economic Indicators for Titus County
 Taxable Retail Sales per Person per County
County Allocation Payment Per Person Est. of Taxable Retail/Person
Camp $23.85 $4,377
Morris $25.91 $4,755
Franklin $24.83 $4,557
Titus $45.84 $8,411

 

Manufacturing Directory

 Manufacturing Directory

  
BEST FENDER PRODUCTS
2364 Highway 49 East, P. O. Box 1258
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 577-0511  |  Fax: (903) 577-0514
Number of Employees: 100
SIC Code: 3714
Trailer Product Manufacturing
www.bestfender.com
  
BESTBILT TRAILERS
4544 FM 1402
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 577-3718  |  Fax: (903) 577-8698
Number of Employees: 10
SIC Code: 3537
Trailer Manufacturing
bestbilttrailers.com
  
BIG TEX TRAILER WORLD, INC.
950 Interstate 30 East
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 575-0300  |  Fax: (903) 577-8858
Number of Employees: 436
SIC Code: 3537
Trailer Manufacturing
bigtextrailers.com
  
CALDWELL MACHINE AND GEAR
P. O. Box 1869, 2370 FM 127
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-1660 |  Fax: (903) 572-3534
Number of Employees: 13
SIC Code:
Machine Shop/Gears
caldwellmachineandgear.com
  
COX CONCRETE PIPE COMPANY
P. O. Box 1258, 4477 US Highway 67 East
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-5902 |  Fax: (903) 572-4641
Number of Employees: 6
SIC Code:
Pre Cast Concrete Products
coxconcrete.com
  
CYPRESS LUMBER COMPANY
P.O. Box 1216, 469 FM 3417
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-6561  |  Fax: (903) 572-7822
Number of Employees: 11
SIC Code: 2421
Sawmill
 
 
DEKORON WIRE AND CABLE, LLC.
1300 Industrial Road
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-3475  |  Fax: (903) 572-1331
Number of Employees: 62
SIC Code: 3315
Instrument Wire
dekoroncable.com
  
DIAMOND C TRAILER MANUFACTURING
4006 FM 3417
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-2834  |  Fax: (903) 572-4859
Number of Employees: 200
SIC Code: 3792
Trailer Manufacturing
diamondc.com
  
INTERNATIONAL SULPHUR, INC.
1386 North Frontage Road, P. O. Box 611
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 577-5500  |  Fax: (903) 577-5540
Number of Employees: 21
SIC Code: 2819
Sulphur Processing
internationalsulphur.com
  
LAURA’S CHEESECAKE
109 North Madison
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 577-8177  |  Fax: (903) 577-8179
Number of Employees: 9
SIC Code:
Bakery
laurascheesecakes.com
  
LUMINANT POWER
P.O. Box 529, 207 North Madison
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-5029  |  Fax: (903) 572-0518
Number of Employees: 398
SIC Code:
Lignite Mining/ Electric Generation
luminant.com
  
McKELVEY ENTERPRISES, INC.
900 Industrial Road
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-1811  |  Fax: (903) 572-5252
Number of Employees:13
SIC Code:
Steel Distributor
mckelveyenterprises.com
  
MID AMERICA PET FOOD
2024 Frontage Road North, P.O. Box 532
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-5900  |  Fax: (903) 572-3068
Number of Employees: 50
SIC Code: 2048
Livestock Feed Manufacturing
midamericapetfood.com
  
NEWLY WEDS FOODS, INC.
4125 FM 3417
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 577-3200  |  Fax: (903) 577-3211
Number of Employees: 145
SIC Code: 2051
Food Breading, Coatings and Spice Blends
newlywedsfoods.com 
  
NORTHEAST MACHINE & TOOL COMPANY
P.O. Box 1104, 1402 Industrial Road
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-8501  |  Fax: (903) 572-1048
Number of Employees: 11
SIC Code:
Industrial Parts Manufacturing
northeastmachinetool.com
 
PDI PLASTICS
500 Commerce Drive
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-3101  |  Fax: (903) 577-8215
Number of Employees: 6
SIC Code:
Heat and Vacuum Formed Plastics
pdiproducts.com
  
PERFORMANCE TRAILERS
P. O. Box 463, 2703 South Jefferson
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-0029  |  Fax: (903) 572-0269
Number of Employees: 130
SIC Code: 3537
Trailer Manufacturing
performancetrailer.com
  
PILGRIM'S PRIDE
P.O. Box 93, 110 South Texas Street
Pittsburg, TX 75686
(903) 575-1000  |  Fax: (972) 290-8164
Number of Employees: 3,200
SIC Code: 2023
Poultry processing
pilgrimspride.com
  
PLEASANT PALLET
1232 CR 3425
Cookville, TX 75558
(903) 572-0352  |  Fax: (903) 572-1024
Number of Employees: 42
SIC Code:
Wood Pallet Manufacturing
pleasantpallet.com
 
PRIEFERT MANUFACTURING, INC.
P. O. Box 1540, 2130 South Jefferson
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-1741  |  Fax: (903) 572-2798
Number of Employees: 800
SIC Code: 3523
Farm and Ranch Equipment
priefert.com
 
ROCKWELL AMERICAN
P. O. Box 1657, 609 East 16th
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(903) 572-7932  |  Fax: (903) 572-7268
Number of Employees: 13
SIC Code:
Steel and Trailer Parts Distributor
rockwellamerican.com
 
SWEET SHOP USA
1316 Industrial Road
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 575-5505  |  Fax: (903) 575-0050
Number of Employees: 120
SIC Code: 2064
Candy/Chocolate
sweetshopusa.com
 
TEXAS BRAGG ENTERPRISES
1607 CR 3320
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-1382  |  Fax: (903) 577-8725
Number of Employees: 98
SIC Code: 3792
Trailer Manufacturing
texasbraggtrailers.com
 
TEX MEX MFG. CO.
P. O. Box 48, 413 School Street
Winfield, TX 75493
(903) 524-2421  |  Fax: (903) 524-4300
Number of Employees: 24
SIC Code: 3729
Trailer Manufacturing
 
 
TIGER TRAILER
3029 CR 3320
Cookville, TX 75558
(903) 577-9511  |  Fax: (903) 577-9172
Number of Employees: 60
SIC Code: 3792
Trailer Manufacturing
tigertrailersoutlet.com 
 
TOP HAT TRAILER
2175 Highway 67
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 572-4961  |  Fax: (903) 577-8726
Number of Employees: 100
SIC Code: 
Trailer Manufacturing
www.tophattrailer.com
 
WARREN TRUCK AND TRAILER
P.O. Box 425, 15768 Highway 271 North
Talco, TX 75487
(903) 379-3921  |  Fax: (903) 379-4400
Number of Employees: 24
SIC Code: 3499
Truck Bed Fabrication
warrentruckandtrailer.com
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Construction Values & Activity

 Historic Housing Numbers and Valuation - Mount Pleasant
 Sources - Titus County Appraisal District
Year Total Valuation-SF Housing Total # Units % Change in # of Units Avg. Value Per Home
 2002  $214,363,093  3,939 3.25%  $54,420
 2003  $222,871,873  3,978 .99%  $56,026
 2004  $243,010,795  3,970 -0.02%  $61,211
 2005  $274,524,577  4,030 1.51%  $68,120
 2006  $282,195,738  4,075 1.11%  $69,250
 2007  $309,531,368  4,081 0.14%  $75,846
 2008  $318,295,533  3,950 -3.31%  $80,581
 2009  $339,608,929  3,949 -0.03%  $85,999
 2010  $347,590,804  4,074 3.17%  $85,319
 2011  $327,562,216  4,106 0.79%  $79,776
 2012  $339,929,756  4,199 2.26%  $80,955
 2013  $348,193,657  4,231 0.76%  $82,296
 2014  $349,267,177  4,257 0.61%  $82,045
 2015  $352,207,526  4,287 0.70%  $82,157
 2016  $371,674,689  4,287 0.58%  $86,195
*Source: Titus County Tax Appraisal District                               Current as of November 2016

 

 Construction Activity Summary
Year New Housing Starts Total Value-New Housing Starts Total Commercial Permits Total Value-Commercial Permits
2002 18 $2,212,966 28 $38,198,994
2003 41 $3,919,039 20 $14,755,009
2004 44 $6,304,721 15 $5,981,342
2005 51 $6,612,581 12 $5,981,342
2006 32 $5,492,452 16 $5,187,097
2007 32 $6,181,155 16 $29,493,862
2008 12  $2,741,719  17 $21,775,365
2009 9 $1,231,060 7 $6,273,160
2010 10 $570,530  12 $4,774,160 
2011 $1,105,325 3 $3,354,200 
2012 13 $2,253,095 3 $2,330,168
2013 10 $1,547,907 28 $5,426,389
2014 19 $2,370,973 28 $9,467,145
2015 17 $2,023,339 18 $8,682,745
2016 21 $3,016,444 9 $2,060,580
Source: City of Mount Pleasant,
Fiscal Year October-September
Fiscal Year ends September 30

Current as of Nov 2016

 

 

Electric Rates

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Electric Rates

 

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