Most Expensive Pleasanton Neighborhoods
Pleasanton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 77,682 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Pleasanton is the 112th largest community in California.
Pleasanton home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Pleasanton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Pleasanton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pleasanton is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasanton who work in management occupations (18.35%), sales jobs (11.59%) and office and administrative support (9.92%).
Also of interest is that Pleasanton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Pleasanton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pleasanton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pleasanton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Pleasanton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.51 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Pleasanton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Pleasanton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
If knowledge is power, Pleasanton is a pretty powerful place. 57.79% of the adults in Pleasanton have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Pleasanton in 2010 was $50,972, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,888 for a family of four.
Pleasanton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pleasanton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pleasanton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pleasanton include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Portuguese.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Pleasanton's cultural character, accounting for 25.08% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Pleasanton are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Pleasanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Other Asian languages and Korean.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||25,222|
|PLEASANTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||69.19%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||30.81%|
|TYPE OF PLEASANTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||67.29%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.57%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.01%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.71%|
|SIZE OF PLEASANTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.68%|
|AGE OF PLEASANTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.18%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||67.98%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||19.46%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.37%|
|PLEASANTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,099,250|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,316|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||0.96%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||0.86%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||1.79%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||2.59%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||4.71%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||5.71%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||35.98%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||28.12%|
|PEOPLE OF PLEASANTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.38%|
|5 TO 17||21.41%|
|18 TO 24||6.82%|
|25 TO 34||9.31%|
|35 TO 54||33.24%|
|55 TO 64||11.86%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.97%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.05%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$123,608|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,972|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.42%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.81%)
Information Technology (3.42%)
Real estate (3.07%)
Public Service (2.89%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.48%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.13%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.25%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.55%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.09%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.99%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.04%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (69.55%)
Other Asian languages (4.76%)
Indic languages (1.49%)
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