Pleasant Hill, Missouri Population 2020

8,899

Pleasant Hill is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 8,899, it is the 85th largest city in Missouri and the 3330th largest city in the United States. Pleasant Hill is currently growing at a rate of 1.48% annually and its population has increased by 9.69% 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 1,109 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hill is $78,474 with a poverty rate of 16.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $964 per month, and the median house value is $162,700. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 33.4 years, 33.2 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.4 males.

Pleasant Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 92.24%
  • Black or African American: 4.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Hill, Missouri is 8,899, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,639.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,113.

Pleasant Hill, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,76592.24%
Black or African American4204.99%
Two or More Races1722.04%
Some Other Race610.72%

Pleasant Hill Population Pyramid 2020

Pleasant Hill Median Age

33.4


Total

33.2


Male

33.8


Female

Pleasant Hill Adults

There are 5,709 adults, (1,035 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hill.

Pleasant Hill Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hill Sex Ratio

Female

4,376

51.98%

Male

4,042

48.02%

Pleasant Hill Households and Families

Pleasant Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pleasant Hill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All66.7%33.3%
Female57.7%42.3%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Male28.2%71.8%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9482.8266.7
Married1,7883.5479.1
Non Family8621.4249.2
Female1492.8357.7
Male1492.3528.2

3.36

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pleasant Hill Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2725.15%
9th to 12th Grade3676.95%
High School Graduate1,85535.15%
Some College96118.21%
Associates Degree5229.89%
Bachelors Degree96818.34%
Graduate Degree3336.31%

Pleasant Hill Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8084,2941,244
Hispanic25513054
Black1591593
Multiple Races6666
Other Race614318

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 other race people with a rate of 29.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,417$55,046$32,831
Less Than High School$16,746$16,349$
High School Grad$38,962$61,755$29,195
Some College$39,316$54,375$31,618
Bachelors Degree$48,654$57,355$34,801
Graduate Degree$50,859$61,964$42,317

$40,417

Average Earnings

$55,046

Average Male

$32,831

Average Female

Pleasant Hill Language

Pleasant Hill Language by Age

Pleasant Hill Language

96.92% of Pleasant Hill residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Pleasant Hill Poverty

Pleasant Hill Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2817229.92%
Black41638091.35%
Hispanic46925153.52%

16.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.59%

Male Poverty Rate

16.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is Black, with 91.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hill is White, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.80%
High School13.13%
Some College7.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.50%
Male Unemployed39.69%
Female Employed7.90%
Male Employed5.88%

Pleasant Hill Income

Pleasant Hill Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,458$78,474
Families$82,875$89,725
Married Families$90,483-
Non Families$34,576$47,279

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

Pleasant Hill Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

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

Pleasant Hill Marital Status by Race

Pleasant Hill Veterans

392

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War133
Second Gulf War113
Vietnam95
Korea27
World War II8
Name Veterans % of Total
White3596.65%
Hispanic259.06%
Other2540.98%
Black84.35%

$Pleasant Hill Veterans by Education

2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hill Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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

73.51%

Born in Missouri

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.56% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in the United States, with 73.51% having been born in Missouri. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,8991301.48%
20198,7691301.50%
20188,6391051.23%
20178,5341301.55%
20168,4041531.85%
20158,251210.26%
20148,230250.30%
20138,205290.35%
20128,176430.53%
20118,1330.00%
20108,1332,5513.84%
20005,5821,7553.85%
19903,8275261.49%
19803,301-95-0.28%
19703,3967072.36%
19602,6891350.06%
18702,5540.00%