Pleasant Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,544 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, Pleasant Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pleasant Grove are a mix 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 (16.21%), sales jobs (8.82%), and management occupations (7.22%).
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.
One downside of living in Pleasant Grove, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.67 minutes every day commuting to work.
Pleasant Grove is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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, 24.34% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Grove in 2018 was $32,157, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,628 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 English, Irish, Scottish, German, and African.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.