Pleasant Hills, Maryland Population 2024

3,833

Pleasant Hills is a city located in Baltimore County and Harford County Maryland. Pleasant Hills has a 2024 population of 3,833. Pleasant Hills is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,017 in 2020.

The average household income in Pleasant Hills is $162,545 with a poverty rate of 2.47%. The median age in Pleasant Hills is 46.9 years: 42.9 years for males, and 50.6 years for females.

Pleasant Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 86.22%
  • Asian: 8.94%
  • Two or more races: 2.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.68%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
879.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.58% (-184)
The current population of Pleasant Hills, Maryland is 3,833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,017.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,38486.22%
Asian3518.94%
Two or more races852.17%
Black or African American661.68%
Other race390.99%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pleasant Hills Population by Race

Pleasant Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Pleasant Hills Median Age

46.9

Total

42.9

Male

50.6

Female

Pleasant Hills Adults

There are 3,066 adults, (962 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hills.

Pleasant Hills Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hills Sex Ratio

Female1,96049.94%
Male1,96550.06%

Pleasant Hills Population by Age

Pleasant Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4932.6395.44.6
Married1,0243.1493.36.7
Non Family4031.111000
Female494.271000
Male173.121000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

95.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pleasant Hills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade441.55%
Associates Degree1665.83%
Bachelors Degree1,05537.07%
Graduate Degree58420.52%
High School Graduate47816.8%
Less Than 9th Grade321.12%
Some College48717.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5552,4791,434
Asian178178140
Black666646
Hispanic47479
2+ Races282813
Other Race19196

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.65%.

Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$95,139$130,341$59,865
Graduate Degree$115,710$116,382$104,306
High School Graduate$46,941$64,632$25,556
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$83,769$106,313$58,409
Some College$82,125$115,217$49,792

$83,769

Average Earnings

$106,313

Average Male

$58,409

Average Female

Pleasant Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pleasant Hills Language

91.96% of Pleasant Hills residents speak only English, while 8.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.97% of the population.

Pleasant Hills Language

Pleasant Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian3514713.39%
White3,334300.9%
Black662030.3%

2.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.9%

Male Poverty Rate

2.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hills is Black, with 30.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hills is White, with 0.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.78%.

Pleasant Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.32%
Some College2.3%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Pleasant Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.05%
Female Employed0.88%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Pleasant Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$146,923$179,598
Households$138,531$162,545
Married Families$153,421$-999,999,999
Non Families$98,750$113,067

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.9%

Male Marriage Rate

63.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pleasant Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pleasant Hills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pleasant Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

204

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War71
Vietnam59
First Gulf War58
Korea32
World War II0

Pleasant Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5458
65 to 7451
75+49
55 to 6426
18 to 3420

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1435.2%
Asian2814.97%
Black2030.3%
Other Race1368.42%

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pleasant Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pleasant Hills 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

70.34%

Born in Pleasant Hills

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.98% of Pleasant Hills residents were born in the United States, with 70.34% having been born in Maryland. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pleasant Hills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,833-46-1.19%
20233,879-46-1.17%
20223,925-179-4.36%
20214,104872.17%
20204,0171965.13%
20193,821561.49%
20183,765200.53%
20173,7451885.29%
20163,55720.06%
20153,5551213.52%
20143,434-100-2.83%
20133,534-52-1.45%
20123,586-76-2.08%
20113,6622838.38%
20103,37900%

Pleasant Hills Population by Year