Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2021

7,952
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Pleasant Hills is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 7,952, it is the 100th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3645th largest city in the United States. Pleasant Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,268 in 2010. Pleasant Hills reached it's highest population of 10,409 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Pleasant Hills has a population density of 2,862 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hills is $94,510 with a poverty rate of 3.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $995 per month, and the median house value is $166,900. The median age in Pleasant Hills is 47.4 years, 45.4 years for males, and 49.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.4 males.

Pleasant Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 94.66%
  • Asian: 3.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania is 7,952, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,063.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,268.

Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,68094.66%
Asian2453.02%
Two or More Races1061.31%
Black or African American821.01%
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Pleasant Hills Population by Race

Pleasant Hills Population Pyramid 2021

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Pleasant Hills Median Age

47.4


Total

45.4


Male

49.3


Female

Pleasant Hills Adults

There are 6,586 adults, (2,005 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hills.

Pleasant Hills Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hills Sex Ratio

Female

4,472

55.12%

Male

3,641

44.88%

Pleasant Hills Population by Age

Pleasant Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasant Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
Male83%17%
All76.6%23.4%
Female67.6%32.4%
Non Family56.9%43.1%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6032.2376.6
Married1,9582.8890.4
Non Family1,2921.1956.9
Female2532.1467.6
Male1003.183

2.78

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1382.19%
9th to 12th Grade1852.93%
High School Graduate1,46123.15%
Some College1,14618.16%
Associates Degree76812.17%
Bachelors Degree1,73327.46%
Graduate Degree87913.93%
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Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9405,7242,526
Asian18413541
Hispanic905019
Black826420
Multiple Races333325

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.76%.

Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,699$62,386$41,268
Less Than High School$29,158$41,250$28,827
High School Grad$31,647$39,219$16,371
Some College$45,417$57,723$40,613
Bachelors Degree$57,391$64,052$47,813
Graduate Degree$74,013$92,639$55,952

$51,699

Average Earnings

$62,386

Average Male

$41,268

Average Female

Pleasant Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Hills Language by Age

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Pleasant Hills Language

94.74% of Pleasant Hills residents speak only English, while 5.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Pleasant Hills Language

Pleasant Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5202723.62%
Hispanic1423423.94%
Multiple983434.69%

3.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hills is Multiple, with 34.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hills is White, with 3.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.95%.

Pleasant Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College7.79%
High School2.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.81%
Less Than High School0.00%

Pleasant Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed9.71%
Female Employed0.81%
Male Employed0.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pleasant Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,480$94,510
Families$96,573$112,168
Married Families$106,008-
Non Families$42,147$59,708
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Pleasant Hills 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 Hills Marital Status by Race

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Pleasant Hills Marital Status

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512

Number of Veterans

490

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
Second Gulf War127
Korea63
World War II56
First Gulf War49

Pleasant Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+160
65 to 74148
35 to 5497
18 to 3481
55 to 6426

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4887.80%
Black1619.51%
2 or More817.78%

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Race

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hills Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Hills Employment by Age

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Pleasant Hills Employment by Race

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Pleasant Hills 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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84.42%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.91%

Native Born

4.09%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

2.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.91% of Pleasant Hills residents were born in the United States, with 84.42% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.41% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,952-37-0.46%
20207,989-37-0.46%
20198,026-37-0.46%
20188,063-39-0.48%
20178,102-62-0.76%
20168,164-51-0.62%
20158,215-57-0.69%
20148,272-21-0.25%
20138,293100.12%
20128,283110.13%
20118,272150.18%
20108,257-140-0.17%
20008,397-487-0.56%
19908,884-792-0.85%
19809,676-733-0.73%
197010,4091,8361.96%
19608,5734,7658.45%
19503,8080.00%

Pleasant Hills Population by Year