Pleasant Hill, California Population 2021

34,739
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Pleasant Hill is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 34,739, it is the 223rd largest city in California and the 1134th largest city in the United States . Pleasant Hill is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually but its population has increased by 4.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,152 in 2010. Pleasant Hill reached it's highest population of 34,903 in 2017. Spanning over 7 miles, Pleasant Hill has a population density of 4,911 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hill is $139,455 with a poverty rate of 7.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,014 per month, and the median house value is $716,300. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 40.9 years, 40.1 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Pleasant Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 73.48%
  • Asian: 12.30%
  • Two or more races: 6.73%
  • Other race: 3.99%
  • Black or African American: 2.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.18%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, California is 34,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,889.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,152.

Pleasant Hill, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,60073.48%
Asian4,28512.30%
Two or More Races2,3436.73%
Some Other Race1,3893.99%
Black or African American8962.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2650.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.18%
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Pleasant Hill Population by Race

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid $2021

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Pleasant Hill Median Age

40.9


Total

40.1


Male

42.1


Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 28,139 adults, (5,598 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female

17,862

51.27%

Male

16,978

48.73%

Pleasant Hill Population by Age

Pleasant Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasant Hill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All65.4%34.6%
Male60.9%39.1%
Female59.7%40.3%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8172.4965.4
Married6,9693.0976.6
Non Family4,8531.3951.6
Female1,4533.1459.7
Male5422.9560.9

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Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Hill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5021.98%
9th to 12th Grade3891.53%
High School Graduate2,77310.92%
Some College5,63022.16%
Associates Degree2,1448.44%
Bachelors Degree9,47037.28%
Graduate Degree4,49317.69%
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Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,43417,13410,027
Hispanic3,1282,9421,297
Asian2,9512,6861,791
2+ Races1,0661,020604
Other Race1,0441,008494
Black727685310
Islander195143
Native American606039

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 65.00%.

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$70,583$84,005$59,943
Less Than 9th Grade$37,212$37,563$37,115
High School Graduate$31,154$36,184$30,123
Some College$58,750$64,088$51,410
Bachelors Degree$85,109$101,020$72,212
Graduate Degree$91,486$106,550$75,509

$70,583

Average Earnings

$84,005

Average Male

$59,943

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

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Pleasant Hill Language

78.10% of Pleasant Hill residents speak only English, while 21.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.65% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,2951,0954.91%
Asian4,23284619.99%
Hispanic5,0514538.97%
Other1,37122016.05%
Multiple2,3301928.24%
Black861485.57%
Native622337.10%
Islander26531.13%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Native, with 37.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Islander, with 1.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.80%.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.76%
High School12.92%
Some College7.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.37%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.34%
Female Unemployed31.11%
Male Employed3.41%
Female Employed3.18%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$118,947$139,455
Families$140,121$160,937
Married Families$152,776-
Non Families$76,709$94,393
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Hill Married by Age and Sex

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Pleasant Hill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pleasant Hill Marital Status by Race

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Pleasant Hill Marital Status

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1,295

Number of Veterans

1,145

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam482
First Gulf War230
Second Gulf War160
Korea144
World War II80

Pleasant Hill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74435
75+296
35 to 54282
55 to 64216
18 to 3466

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0995.23%
Black10312.19%
Hispanic852.29%
Asian671.88%
2+ Races262.19%

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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2.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Hill Employment by Age

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Pleasant Hill Employment by Race

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Pleasant Hill 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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59.41%

Born in Pleasant Hill

80.74%

Native Born

19.26%

Foreign Born

8.39%

Non Citizen

10.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.74% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 59.41% having been born in California. 8.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pleasant Hill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,739-50-0.14%
202034,789-50-0.14%
201934,839-50-0.14%
201834,889-14-0.04%
201734,903200.06%
201634,8831830.53%
201534,7003150.92%
201434,3853230.95%
201334,0623270.97%
201233,7353150.94%
201133,4202650.80%
201033,1553180.10%
200032,8371,2520.39%
199031,5856,0382.14%
198025,5479370.37%
197024,6107660.32%
196023,84418,15815.41%
19505,6860.00%

Pleasant Hill Population by Year