Pleasant Hill, California Population 2020

34,905

Pleasant Hill is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 34,905, it is the 225th largest city in California and the 1123rd largest city in the United States. Pleasant Hill is currently growing at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,152 in 2010. Pleasant Hill reached it's highest population of 34,907 in 2017. 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 $129,405 with a poverty rate of 7.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,946 per month, and the median house value is $680,500. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 39.8 years, 38.4 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Pleasant Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 73.41%
  • Asian: 13.59%
  • Two or more races: 6.91%
  • Other race: 3.19%
  • Black or African American: 2.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, California is 34,905, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,903.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,152.

Pleasant Hill, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,53773.41%
Asian4,72613.59%
Two or More Races2,4046.91%
Some Other Race1,1083.19%
Black or African American7512.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2140.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.13%

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid 2020

Pleasant Hill Median Age

39.8


Total

38.4


Male

40.9


Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 27,881 adults, (5,349 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female

18,022

51.81%

Male

16,763

48.19%

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Pleasant Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All63.8%36.2%
Female60.5%39.5%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Male38.8%61.2%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6792.5163.8
Married6,7713.1375
Non Family5,0351.4252.2
Female1,3633.260.5
Male5103.1838.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pleasant Hill Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4621.83%
9th to 12th Grade3161.25%
High School Graduate2,53410.05%
Some College5,63522.35%
Associates Degree2,2749.02%
Bachelors Degree9,44737.46%
Graduate Degree4,54818.04%

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,31317,1259,848
Asian3,2783,0142,211
Hispanic2,8862,6811,163
Multiple Races1,1271,080624
Other Race918877432
Black588558229
Islander164124
Native American444027

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,706$80,021$57,874
Less Than High School$28,875$29,408$28,393
High School Grad$31,080$31,372$30,726
Some College$55,864$64,055$45,125
Bachelors Degree$77,983$93,300$64,339
Graduate Degree$86,281$107,594$70,694

$65,706

Average Earnings

$80,021

Average Male

$57,874

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

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 8.46% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,3661,1174.99%
Asian4,66887418.72%
Hispanic4,6573798.14%
Other1,05819518.43%
Multiple2,4001536.38%
Black704689.66%
Native41717.07%

7.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

7.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Asian, with 18.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is White, with 4.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.62%
High School12.62%
Some College6.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.30%
Female Unemployed36.62%
Female Employed3.54%
Male Employed2.70%

Pleasant Hill Income

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$110,137$129,405
Families$130,431$152,023
Married Families$144,646-
Non Families$64,490$85,793

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Hill Married by Age and Sex

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

Pleasant Hill Veterans

1,297

Number of Veterans

1,212

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam528
First Gulf War153
Korea139
Second Gulf War120
World War II85
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74447
75+307
55 to 64248
35 to 54229
18 to 3466
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1655.65%
Asian721.79%
Hispanic661.98%
2 or More312.49%
Black294.03%

$Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

5.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Hill Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.13%

Born in California

80.84%

Native Born

19.16%

Foreign Born

8.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.84% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 60.13% having been born in California. 8.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202034,90510.00%
201934,90410.00%
201834,903-4-0.01%
201734,90710.00%
201634,9061730.50%
201534,7333070.89%
201434,4263270.96%
201334,0993330.99%
201233,7663210.96%
201133,4452640.80%
201033,1813440.10%
200032,8371,2520.39%
199031,5856,0382.14%
198025,5479370.37%
197024,6107660.32%
196023,84418,15815.41%
19505,6860.00%