Pleasant Grove, Alabama Population 2021

9,566
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Pleasant Grove is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 9,566, it is the 67th largest city in Alabama and the 3198th largest city in the United States . Pleasant Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -5.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,110 in 2010. Pleasant Grove reached it's highest population of 10,109 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Pleasant Grove has a population density of 968 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Grove is $83,323 with a poverty rate of 4.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,134 per month, and the median house value is $157,400. The median age in Pleasant Grove is 45.6 years, 42.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Pleasant Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pleasant Grove was:

  • Black or African American: 56.78%
  • White: 42.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Grove, Alabama is 9,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,623.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,110.

Pleasant Grove, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,48056.78%
White4,07442.21%
Two or More Races900.93%
Asian70.07%
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Pleasant Grove Population by Race

Pleasant Grove Population Pyramid $2021

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Pleasant Grove Median Age

45.6


Total

42.9


Male

47.6


Female

Pleasant Grove Adults

There are 7,790 adults, (1,795 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Grove.

Pleasant Grove Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Grove Sex Ratio

Female

5,189

53.77%

Male

4,462

46.23%

Pleasant Grove Population by Age

Pleasant Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasant Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All86.4%13.6%
Non Family84.2%15.8%
Female82.4%17.6%
Male82.4%17.6%

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Grove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6102.6286.4
Married1,9463.1288.9
Non Family9541.1684.2
Female4773.3282.4
Male2333.0782.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Grove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1532.21%
9th to 12th Grade3104.48%
High School Graduate2,09630.28%
Some College1,87827.13%
Associates Degree80011.56%
Bachelors Degree1,00114.46%
Graduate Degree6849.88%
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Pleasant Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,7273,551938
White3,1192,879740
Hispanic47
2+ Races2222
Asian777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pleasant Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,800$53,038$38,277
Less Than 9th Grade$24,423$37,708$2,500
High School Graduate$47,602$51,818$25,595
Some College$43,571$63,182$40,284
Bachelors Degree$44,358$54,188$37,321
Graduate Degree$57,188$50,800$61,406

$45,800

Average Earnings

$53,038

Average Male

$38,277

Average Female

Pleasant Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Grove Language by Age

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Pleasant Grove Language

99.51% of Pleasant Grove residents speak only English, while 0.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.49% of the population.

Pleasant Grove Language

Pleasant Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,4082033.75%
White3,9181934.93%

4.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.44%

Male Poverty Rate

4.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Grove is White, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Grove is Black, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.74%.

Pleasant Grove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.16%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%
Some College3.90%
High School3.82%

Pleasant Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed1.14%
Male Employed0.84%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pleasant Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,526$83,323
Families$81,130$90,113
Married Families$94,535-
Non Families$46,667$61,484
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Grove Married by Age and Sex

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Pleasant Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pleasant Grove Marital Status by Race

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Pleasant Grove Marital Status

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1,005

Number of Veterans

857

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam303
First Gulf War230
Second Gulf War143
Korea57
World War II

Pleasant Grove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64323
35 to 54247
75+210
65 to 74165
18 to 3460

Pleasant Grove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black55712.98%
White44812.93%

Pleasant Grove Veterans by Race

Pleasant Grove Veterans by Education

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1.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Grove Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Grove Employment by Age

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Pleasant Grove Employment by Race

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Pleasant Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.86%

Born in Pleasant Grove

99.93%

Native Born

0.07%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.93% of Pleasant Grove residents were born in the United States, with 87.86% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pleasant Grove Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,566-19-0.20%
20209,585-19-0.20%
20199,604-19-0.20%
20189,623-7-0.07%
20179,630-55-0.57%
20169,685-71-0.73%
20159,756-56-0.57%
20149,812-29-0.29%
20139,841-3-0.03%
20129,8442702.82%
20119,574-535-5.29%
201010,1091260.13%
20009,9831,5251.67%
19908,4581,3561.76%
19807,1022,0123.39%
19705,0901,9935.09%
19603,0970.00%

Pleasant Grove Population by Year