Pleasant Hill, Iowa Population 2021

9,993
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Pleasant Hill is a city located in Iowa. With a 2020 population of 9,993, it is the 42nd largest city in Iowa and the 3109th largest city in the United States . Pleasant Hill is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 13.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,785 in 2010. Pleasant Hill reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 11 miles, Pleasant Hill has a population density of 958 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hill is $92,846 with a poverty rate of 5.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,002 per month, and the median house value is $201,500. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 38.3 years, 38.1 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Pleasant Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 88.11%
  • Asian: 5.44%
  • Black or African American: 2.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, Iowa is 9,993 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,019.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,785.

Pleasant Hill, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,69788.11%
Asian5375.44%
Black or African American2712.75%
Two or More Races2522.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.59%
Some Other Race560.57%
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Pleasant Hill Population by Race

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid $2021

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Pleasant Hill Median Age

38.3


Total

38.1


Male

38.7


Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 7,218 adults, (1,513 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female

5,219

52.87%

Male

4,652

47.13%

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
Male43.5%56.5%
Non Family54%46%
Female58.4%41.6%
All74%26%
Married87.7%12.3%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5942.7174
Married2,1483.2487.7
Non Family9571.2554
Female3053.4358.4
Male1842.8543.5

3.16

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Hill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2674.15%
9th to 12th Grade1782.77%
High School Graduate1,88729.31%
Some College1,35921.11%
Associates Degree5839.06%
Bachelors Degree1,63325.37%
Graduate Degree5308.23%
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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
White5,5795,3752,063
Hispanic36023127
Asian26616116
Black16316318
2+ Races595935
Native American19124
Other Race1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 59.32%.

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,592$58,899$42,445
Less Than 9th Grade$40,824$49,545$40,294
High School Graduate$45,072$50,870$32,250
Some College$50,795$55,938$41,667
Bachelors Degree$65,957$76,576$61,838
Graduate Degree$70,938$71,103$70,536

$52,592

Average Earnings

$58,899

Average Male

$42,445

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

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Pleasant Hill Language

90.92% of Pleasant Hill residents speak only English, while 9.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9913814.77%
Hispanic68210315.10%
Multiple252114.37%
Native501122.00%
Black271103.69%

5.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.45%

Male Poverty Rate

4.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Native, with 22.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Black, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.42%.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.60%
High School7.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.72%
Some College0.88%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.38%
Male Employed4.22%
Female Employed3.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,818$92,846
Families$94,010$103,688
Married Families$109,722-
Non Families$50,401$55,789
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

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 Over 65, 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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541

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War157
Vietnam149
First Gulf War47
World War II22
Korea16

Pleasant Hill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54184
65 to 74135
75+106
18 to 3466
55 to 6450

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5268.13%
Hispanic449.36%
2+ Races88.25%
Asian71.90%

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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1.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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71.49%

Born in Pleasant Hill

94.09%

Native Born

5.91%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

4.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.09% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 71.49% having been born in Iowa. 1.28% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,993-13-0.13%
202010,006-13-0.13%
201910,019-13-0.13%
201810,0321851.88%
20179,847-3-0.03%
20169,8502682.80%
20159,5821661.76%
20149,416981.05%
20139,3181311.43%
20129,1871721.91%
20119,0151601.81%
20108,8553,7855.73%
20005,0701,3993.28%
19903,6711780.50%
19803,4930.00%

Pleasant Hill Population by Year