Pleasant Hill is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 10,064 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Hill is the 44th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Pleasant Hill was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Pleasant Hill economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Pleasant Hill, where the median household income is $78,406.00.
Unlike some cities, Pleasant Hill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pleasant Hill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Hill is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Hill who work in office and administrative support (15.93%), business and financial occupations (9.10%), and sales jobs (8.76%).
Also of interest is that Pleasant Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Pleasant Hill are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.01% of adults in Pleasant Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Hill in 2010 was $34,652, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,608 for a family of four.
Pleasant Hill is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pleasant Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Hill include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.