39.8% unemployed in Mount Pleasant in 2017


39.8 percent of Mount Pleasant residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 32.1 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Mount Pleasant population reached 2,498.

Out of 1,505 people who had a job, 6 were employed in the Armed Forces and 1,499 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Mount Pleasant for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
993
39.8
Employed
1,505
60.2
Employed in civilian labor force
1,499
60
Employed in armed forces
6
0.24

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