Pleasantville is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,687 people and just one neighborhood, Pleasantville is the 177th largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
Pleasantville real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Pleasantville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pleasantville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasantville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasantville who work in office and administrative support (19.63%), management occupations (8.36%) and healthcare suport services (8.26%).
Also of interest is that Pleasantville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Pleasantville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pleasantville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Pleasantville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.90 minutes every day commuting to work.
Pleasantville 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.