Pleasant Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 10,101 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Grove is the 64th largest community in Alabama.
Pleasant Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Pleasant Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pleasant Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Grove is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Grove who work in office and administrative support (15.58%), sales jobs (9.94%), and management occupations (8.03%).
Also of interest is that Pleasant Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Pleasant Grove has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Pleasant Grove has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pleasant Grove than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pleasant Grove may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Pleasant Grove doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Pleasant Grove overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Pleasant Grove, 22.87% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Grove in 2010 was $30,427, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,708 for a family of four.
Pleasant Grove is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pleasant Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant Grove residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Grove include Irish, English, Scottish, German, and African.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.