Pleasant Hill, California Population 2022

34,905
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Pleasant Hill is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 34,905, it is the 241st largest city in California and the 1297th largest city in the United States. Pleasant Hill is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,613 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Pleasant Hill has a population density of 4,934 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hill is $139,455 with a poverty rate of 7.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,102 per month, and the median house value is $777,700. 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 Hillwas:

  • White: 69.45%
  • Asian: 13.88%
  • Two or more races: 8.64%
  • Other race: 4.13%
  • Black or African American: 3.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, California is 34,905 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,613.

Pleasant Hill, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,24069.45%
Black or African American1,1333.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.12%
Asian4,84613.88%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1860.53%
Some Other Race1,4424.13%
Two or More Races3,0158.64%
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Pleasant Hill Population by Race

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid 2022

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Pleasant Hill Median Age

42.2


Total

41.1


Male

43.7


Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 27,875 adults, (5,750 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female

17,971

51.49%

Male

16,932

48.51%

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
Married78.2%21.8%
All64.2%35.8%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female55.4%44.6%
Non Family48.6%51.4%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7622.5164.2
Married6,5773.1878.2
Male6093.0363.1
Female1,6583.2755.4
Non Family4,9181.2848.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Hill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6502.59%
9th to 12th Grade3951.58%
High School Graduate2,79611.16%
Some College5,14420.52%
Associates Degree2,3309.30%
Bachelors Degree9,15136.51%
Graduate Degree4,59718.34%
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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
Native American383838
White16,31916,0249,516
2+ Races1,4351,401834
Asian3,4773,0621,977
Other Race1,051954487
Hispanic3,1712,9761,349
Black863783290
Islander162102

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 100.00%.

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,428$86,448$66,300
Less Than 9th Grade$36,214$$37,143
High School Graduate$33,167$46,071$29,583
Some College$58,279$61,314$53,953
Bachelors Degree$85,544$102,182$73,220
Graduate Degree$105,056$114,792$86,362

$75,428

Average Earnings

$86,448

Average Male

$66,300

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

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Pleasant Hill Language

76.67% of Pleasant Hill residents speak only English, while 23.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.06% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian4,82089718.61%
Black1,100978.82%
Hispanic5,3054408.29%
Native4137.32%
Multiple2,9961494.97%
Islander18684.30%
White21,1888383.96%
Other173NaN%

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.49%

Male Poverty Rate

6.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Asian, with 18.61% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.48%.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.00%
High School13.94%
Some College5.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.78%
Male Unemployed35.25%
Female Employed2.96%
Female Unemployed24.26%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$125,573$144,639
Families$144,258$165,987
Married Families$169,578-
Non Families$80,240$98,172
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

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 35-44, 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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1,074

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War152
First Gulf War218
Vietnam337
Korea120
World War II103

Pleasant Hill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3459
35 to 54290
55 to 64159
65 to 74277
75+289

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9204.65%
Black848.05%
Asian631.64%
2+ Races70.40%
Hispanic671.77%

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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0.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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59.78%

Born in Pleasant Hill

80.47%

Native Born

19.53%

Foreign Born

7.76%

Non Citizen

11.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.47% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 59.78% having been born in California. 7.76% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19505,6860.00%
196023,84418,15815.41%
197024,6107660.32%
198025,5479370.37%
199031,5856,0382.14%
200032,8371,2520.39%
201033,1523150.10%
201133,2981460.44%
201233,4441460.44%
201333,5901460.44%
201433,7361460.43%
201533,8821460.43%
201634,0281460.43%
201734,1741460.43%
201834,3201460.43%
201934,4661460.43%
202034,6131470.43%
202134,7591460.42%
202234,9051460.42%

Pleasant Hill Population by Year