Pleasant Hill, Missouri Population 2023

8,975

Pleasant Hill is a city located in Cass County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 8,975, it is the 96th largest city in Missouri and the 4472nd largest city in the United States.Pleasant Hill is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 2.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,777 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Pleasant Hill has a population density of 1,118 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hill is $79,441 with a poverty rate of 18.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 33.5 years, 31 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Pleasant Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 91.37%
  • Black or African American: 5.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.36%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, Missouri is 8,975 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,777.

Pleasant Hill, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pleasant Hill Population by Race

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid 2023

Pleasant Hill Median Age

33.5

Total

31

Male

35.9

Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 6,177 adults, (1,203 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female4,59153.32%
Male4,02046.68%

Pleasant Hill Population by Age

Pleasant Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.21

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 Hill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$42,522

Average Earnings

$60,388

Average Male

$33,480

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pleasant Hill Language

98.60% of Pleasant Hill residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

rate

18.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.08%

Male Poverty Rate

12.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Black, with 142.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Multiple, with 4.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.95%.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Education

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Hill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pleasant Hill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pleasant Hill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

399

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

Pleasant Hill Veterans by War

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Age

count

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Hill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pleasant Hill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pleasant Hill Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.83%

Born in Pleasant Hill

97.66%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 69.83% having been born in Missouri. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pleasant Hill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Pleasant Hill Population by Year