Pleasanton, California Population 2021

80,617
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Pleasanton is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 80,617, it is the 107th largest city in California and the 440th largest city in the United States. Pleasanton is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually but its population has increased by 14.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 70,285 in 2010. Pleasanton reached it's highest population of 82,831 in 2017. Spanning over 24 miles, Pleasanton has a population density of 3,339 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasanton is $192,532 with a poverty rate of 4.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,396 per month, and the median house value is $986,800. The median age in Pleasanton is 42.4 years, 41.9 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males.

Pleasanton Demographics

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

  • White: 56.03%
  • Asian: 34.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.97%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Black or African American: 1.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.32%
The current population of Pleasanton, California is 80,617, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 82,357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 70,285.

Pleasanton, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,78656.03%
Asian27,98334.24%
Two or More Races4,0594.97%
Some Other Race1,7292.12%
Black or African American1,5101.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3850.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native2650.32%
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Pleasanton Population by Race

Pleasanton Population Pyramid 2021

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Pleasanton Median Age

42.4


Total

41.9


Male

43.1


Female

Pleasanton Adults

There are 61,803 adults, (12,047 of whom are seniors) in Pleasanton.

Pleasanton Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasanton Sex Ratio

Female

41,945

51.33%

Male

39,772

48.67%

Pleasanton Population by Age

Pleasanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasanton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All69.9%30.1%
Female55.2%44.8%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male51.3%48.7%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasanton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,0112.8169.9
Married19,9763.2378
Non Family6,1231.2651.3
Female2,0153.155.2
Male8973.2451.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Pleasanton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1361.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,0611.86%
High School Graduate5,6169.85%
Some College8,28814.54%
Associates Degree3,9176.87%
Bachelors Degree20,15235.34%
Graduate Degree16,84629.55%
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Pleasanton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,78830,06518,092
Asian19,11518,38015,825
Hispanic4,4383,8381,575
Multiple Races1,5971,5491,043
Other Race1,046764404
Black901816460
Islander259232
Native American17517551

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.79%.

Pleasanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$93,695$123,035$64,638
Less Than High School$27,917$32,468$17,014
High School Grad$44,485$51,163$40,472
Some College$61,442$78,448$46,857
Bachelors Degree$98,586$125,768$69,155
Graduate Degree$129,838$160,541$96,299

$93,695

Average Earnings

$123,035

Average Male

$64,638

Average Female

Pleasanton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasanton Language by Age

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Pleasanton Language

63.12% of Pleasanton residents speak only English, while 36.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.13% of the population.

Pleasanton Language

Pleasanton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,8111,4373.52%
Asian27,9798973.21%
Hispanic7,6676939.04%
Other1,69338222.56%
Black1,48928118.87%
Multiple4,0501994.91%

4.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.62%

Male Poverty Rate

4.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasanton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasanton is Other, with 22.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasanton is Asian, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.22%.

Pleasanton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.08%
High School7.62%
Some College4.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

Pleasanton Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.49%
Female Unemployed2.23%
Female Employed1.94%
Male Employed1.25%

Pleasanton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasanton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$156,400$192,532
Families$177,247$216,162
Married Families$188,764-
Non Families$72,630$96,035
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Income by Household Type

Pleasanton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasanton Married by Age and Sex

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Pleasanton 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.

Pleasanton Marital Status by Race

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Pleasanton Marital Status

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2,670

Number of Veterans

2,525

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam931
Korea413
First Gulf War367
Second Gulf War308
World War II108

Pleasanton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+986
65 to 74774
35 to 54428
55 to 64354
18 to 34128

Pleasanton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2846.19%
Hispanic1963.86%
Asian1910.94%
Black838.95%
2 or More623.21%
Other252.10%
Indian2511.85%

Pleasanton Veterans by Race

Pleasanton Veterans by Education

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2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasanton Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasanton Employment by Age

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Pleasanton Employment by Race

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Pleasanton 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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45.64%

Born in California

67.98%

Native Born

32.02%

Foreign Born

14.89%

Non Citizen

17.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.98% of Pleasanton residents were born in the United States, with 45.64% having been born in California. 14.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pleasanton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202180,617-580-0.71%
202081,197-580-0.71%
201981,777-580-0.70%
201882,357-474-0.57%
201782,8315010.61%
201682,3303,0653.87%
201579,2651,8112.34%
201477,4543,4284.63%
201374,0261,9282.67%
201272,0989651.36%
201171,1337521.07%
201070,3816,7271.01%
200063,65413,1012.33%
199050,55315,3933.70%
198035,16016,8326.73%
197018,32814,12515.87%
19604,2031,9596.48%
19502,2449665.79%
19401,278410.33%
19301,2372462.24%
1920991-263-2.33%
19101,2541541.32%
19001,1000.00%

Pleasanton Population by Year