Pleasanton, California Population 2022

81,789
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Pleasanton is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 81,789, it is the 111th largest city in California and the 472nd largest city in the United States. Pleasanton is currently growing at a rate of 1.19% annually and its population has increased by 2.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 79,871 in 2020. Spanning over 24 miles, Pleasanton has a population density of 3,387 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasanton is $192,532 with a poverty rate of 5.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,570 per month, and the median house value is $1.06 Mn. The median age in Pleasanton is 42.4 years, 41.9 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Pleasanton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pleasantonwas:

  • White: 50.93%
  • Asian: 37.41%
  • Two or more races: 6.60%
  • Other race: 2.90%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Pleasanton, California is 81,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 79,871.

Pleasanton, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,73150.93%
Black or African American1,2491.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native3740.47%
Asian29,91937.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1100.14%
Some Other Race2,3162.90%
Two or More Races5,2766.60%
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Pleasanton Population by Race

Pleasanton Population Pyramid 2022

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Pleasanton Median Age

41.6


Total

40.8


Male

42.7


Female

Pleasanton Adults

There are 60,453 adults, (12,085 of whom are seniors) in Pleasanton.

Pleasanton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasanton Sex Ratio

Female

40,463

50.59%

Male

39,512

49.41%

Pleasanton Population by Age

Pleasanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasanton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All67.9%32.1%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male53.8%46.2%
Non Family42.7%57.3%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasanton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,8152.8667.9
Married19,1513.377.7
Male7933.4253.8
Female1,8913.0854.3
Non Family5,9801.3442.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Pleasanton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1001.97%
9th to 12th Grade9621.72%
High School Graduate5,72910.26%
Some College7,39013.24%
Associates Degree4,0827.31%
Bachelors Degree19,60135.11%
Graduate Degree16,96830.39%
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Pleasanton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian20,29019,44616,221
2+ Races2,0482,0101,317
White28,23327,69117,003
Black838752346
Other Race1,5671,260642
Hispanic5,0184,4281,892
Native American25025079
Islander5151

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 79.95%.

Pleasanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$95,116$118,482$67,581
Less Than 9th Grade$32,690$33,990$
High School Graduate$43,839$55,172$41,127
Some College$58,175$69,899$39,981
Bachelors Degree$103,342$126,355$80,219
Graduate Degree$132,204$161,755$98,450

$95,116

Average Earnings

$118,482

Average Male

$67,581

Average Female

Pleasanton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasanton Language by Age

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Pleasanton Language

60.72% of Pleasanton residents speak only English, while 39.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.74% of the population.

Pleasanton Language

Pleasanton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,22118915.48%
Hispanic8,26298011.86%
Multiple5,2654378.30%
Native374287.49%
Asian29,9021,5895.31%
White36,8591,2293.33%
Other465NaN%

5.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.96%

Male Poverty Rate

6.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasanton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasanton is Black, with 15.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.87%.

Pleasanton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.98%
High School9.52%
Some College6.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Pleasanton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.10%
Male Unemployed18.54%
Female Employed2.55%
Female Unemployed22.97%

Pleasanton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasanton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$160,689$202,166
Families$184,053$228,442
Married Families$193,592-
Non Families$75,740$97,646
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Income by Household Type

Pleasanton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

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 45-54, 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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2,541

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War389
First Gulf War325
Vietnam879
Korea325
World War II94

Pleasanton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34218
35 to 54395
55 to 64258
65 to 74665
75+1,005

Pleasanton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9275.77%
Black20824.85%
Native American279.41%
Asian2911.34%
Other Race492.77%
2+ Races391.65%
Hispanic2474.30%

Pleasanton Veterans by Race

Pleasanton Veterans by Education

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1.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasanton Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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44.97%

Born in Pleasanton

67.18%

Native Born

32.82%

Foreign Born

15.80%

Non Citizen

17.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.18% of Pleasanton residents were born in the United States, with 44.97% having been born in California. 15.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pleasanton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,1000.00%
19101,2541541.32%
1920991-263-2.33%
19301,2372462.24%
19401,278410.33%
19502,2449665.79%
19604,2031,9596.48%
197018,32814,12515.87%
198035,16016,8326.73%
199050,55315,3933.70%
200063,65413,1012.33%
201070,2856,6311.00%
201171,2449591.36%
201272,2039591.35%
201373,1629591.33%
201474,1219591.31%
201575,0809591.29%
201676,0399591.28%
201776,9989591.26%
201877,9579591.25%
201978,9169591.23%
202079,8719551.21%
202180,8309591.20%
202281,7899591.19%

Pleasanton Population by Year