Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2020

7,958

Pleasant Hills is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 7,958, it is the 100th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3641st largest city in the United States. Pleasant Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.75% 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 2,864 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Hills is $85,814 with a poverty rate of 5.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $898 per month, and the median house value is $158,900. The median age in Pleasant Hills is 45.4 years, 43.5 years for males, and 48.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.0 males.

Pleasant Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 96.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.77%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania is 7,958, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,084.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,268.

Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,88896.38%
Black or African American1451.77%
Asian881.08%
Two or More Races630.77%

Pleasant Hills Population Pyramid 2020

Pleasant Hills Median Age

45.4


Total

43.5


Male

48.2


Female

Pleasant Hills Adults

There are 6,541 adults, (1,776 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Hills.

Pleasant Hills Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Hills Sex Ratio

Female

4,547

55.56%

Male

3,637

44.44%

Pleasant Hills Households and Families

Pleasant Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pleasant Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.6%6.4%
All77.7%22.3%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female57.5%42.5%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6452.2277.7
Married1,9692.9193.6
Non Family1,3141.1758.8
Female2802.1757.5
Male822.967.1

2.79

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pleasant Hills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1201.91%
9th to 12th Grade1221.95%
High School Graduate1,27320.31%
Some College1,19419.05%
Associates Degree82013.08%
Bachelors Degree1,79328.61%
Graduate Degree94615.09%

Pleasant Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0105,8402,680
Black11710020
Hispanic8833
Asian373730
Multiple Races16169

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 81.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,681$63,528$40,702
Less Than High School$36,250$40,556$
High School Grad$31,771$42,031$24,125
Some College$46,369$63,182$31,576
Bachelors Degree$53,393$64,239$42,458
Graduate Degree$68,854$81,500$54,855

$51,681

Average Earnings

$63,528

Average Male

$40,702

Average Female

Pleasant Hills Language

Pleasant Hills Language by Age

Pleasant Hills Language

95.83% of Pleasant Hills residents speak only English, while 4.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Pleasant Hills Poverty

Pleasant Hills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,7303504.53%
Black1305240.00%
Hispanic1354734.81%
Multiple564783.93%
Asian8866.82%

5.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hills is Multiple, with 83.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Hills is White, with 4.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.35%.

Name Poverty
Some College9.70%
High School6.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.99%
Female Unemployed17.39%
Female Employed3.13%
Male Employed1.35%

Pleasant Hills Income

Pleasant Hills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,164$85,814
Families$94,514$101,222
Married Families$102,664-
Non Families$42,760$56,426

Pleasant Hills Marital Status

Pleasant Hills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Hills Married by Age and Sex

Pleasant Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pleasant Hills Marital Status by Race

Pleasant Hills Veterans

566

Number of Veterans

546

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam192
Second Gulf War153
Korea62
World War II51
First Gulf War51

$Pleasant Hills Veterans by Education

6.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Hills Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Hills 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

85.48%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.19% of Pleasant Hills residents were born in the United States, with 85.48% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,958-63-0.79%
20198,021-63-0.78%
20188,084-33-0.41%
20178,117-63-0.77%
20168,180-50-0.61%
20158,230-54-0.65%
20148,284-21-0.25%
20138,305110.13%
20128,294110.13%
20118,283140.17%
20108,269-128-0.15%
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%