Pleasant Hill, Missouri Population 2020

8,721
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Pleasant Hill is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 8,721, it is the 88th largest city in Missouri and the 3384th largest city in the United States. Pleasant Hill is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 7.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,113 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Pleasant Hill has a population density of 1,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hill is $79,441 with a poverty rate of 14.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $976 per month, and the median house value is $178,300. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 32.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Pleasant Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 91.21%
  • Black or African American: 5.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, Missouri is 8,721, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,645.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,113.

Pleasant Hill, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,76291.21%
Black or African American5075.96%
Two or More Races1972.31%
Some Other Race430.51%
Asian10.01%
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Pleasant Hill Population by Race

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid 2020

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Pleasant Hill Median Age

32.9


Total

31.9


Male

34.4


Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 5,764 adults, (1,131 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female

4,487

52.73%

Male

4,023

47.27%

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
Married75.4%24.6%
Female66.7%33.3%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Male42.3%57.7%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9232.8866.4
Married1,7573.5375.4
Non Family7711.3451.6
Female2133.2366.7
Male1822.742.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Hill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2254.29%
9th to 12th Grade3967.55%
High School Graduate2,00238.16%
Some College95918.28%
Associates Degree57310.92%
Bachelors Degree82515.73%
Graduate Degree2665.07%
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Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8334,2661,028
Black2292293
Hispanic1368259
Multiple Races6363
Other Race432323
Asian111

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,164$59,735$34,684
Less Than High School$25,550$$24,583
High School Grad$41,711$63,419$28,918
Some College$42,830$55,529$35,339
Bachelors Degree$53,173$62,218$38,065
Graduate Degree$51,414$88,828$50,197

$43,164

Average Earnings

$59,735

Average Male

$34,684

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

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Pleasant Hill Language

98.37% of Pleasant Hill residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4687169.59%
Black50045190.20%
Multiple13532.22%
Asian11100.00%

14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.29%

Male Poverty Rate

11.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Multiple, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.67%
High School15.32%
Some College7.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.09%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed41.51%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed0.53%

Pleasant Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,728$79,441
Families$78,438$89,228
Married Families$90,212-
Non Families$31,518$45,618
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 55-64, 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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290

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War125
Second Gulf War95
Vietnam61
Korea16
World War II

Pleasant Hill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54199
75+43
65 to 7424
55 to 6420
18 to 344

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2805.20%
Black103.77%

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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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75.61%

Born in Missouri

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 75.61% having been born in Missouri. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pleasant Hill Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,721380.44%
20198,683380.44%
20188,6451021.19%
20178,5431191.41%
20168,4241531.85%
20158,271210.25%
20148,250230.28%
20138,227290.35%
20128,198430.53%
20118,15520.02%
20108,1532,5713.86%
20005,5821,7553.85%
19903,8275261.49%
19803,301-95-0.28%
19703,3967072.36%
19602,6891350.06%
18702,5540.00%

Pleasant Hill Population by Year