Pleasant Hill is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 9,314 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Hill is the 44th largest community in Iowa.
Pleasant Hill real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Pleasant Hill house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 (17.07%), management occupations (10.51%), and teaching (8.31%).
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 education level of Pleasant Hill citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.77% of adults in Pleasant Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Hill in 2010 was $32,748, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,992 for a family of four. However, Pleasant Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Pleasant Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Hill include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.