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City of Mt. Pleasant Snapshot

Area
  • City: 7.9 square miles
  • County: 572 square miles
Altitude
  • 775 feet above sea level
Climate
  • January Averages: high 29, low 13
  • July Averages: high 84, low 58
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 30 inches
  • Snowfall: 36 inches
Population
  • 26,016 (2010)
Financial Data
  • Financial institutions in the area include: Chemical Bank Michigan, Fifth/Third Bank, FirstBank, Independent Bank, Isabella Bank, Isabella Community Credit Union, PNC Bank, NU Union, Members First Credit Union, Lake Trust Credit Union
Churches
  • Over 60 county-wide, representing many denominations
Real Estate
  • Housing is affordable and diverse, from historical homes with mature trees in stable neighborhoods of single-family homes to condominium subdivisions and apartment dwellings.
Major Employers
  • Saginaw-Chippewa Indian Tribe; Central Michigan University, Morbark Industries, The Delfield Company, Meijer Corporation, LaBelle Management, CME Corporation, Unified Brands
Trade Area
  • Mt. Pleasant has established itself as a regional shopping center. There are also larger shopping centers within easy driving distance.
Newspapers
  • 1 daily: The Morning Sun
  • 1 weekly: Shepherd Argus
  • 1 on-campus: Central Michigan Life
Radio Stations
  • WCFX, WJR/WPLT, WMMI/WCZY, WUPS, WPRJ
Television Stations
  • WCMU Public TV
  • Cable service: Charter Communications
Hotels & Motels
  • More than one dozen, including conference and banquet sites. Get more information here.
Highways
  • US-27 (north/south expressway)
  • M-20 (east/west highway)
Airport
  • Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport (City-operated); basic transport airport; AWAS; VOR; self-serve 24-hour jet and aviation fueling system; 5,000-foot runway; maintenance available on the field