Pleasant Hill is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,803 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Hill is the 90th largest community in Missouri. Pleasant Hill has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Pleasant Hill, where the median household income is $72,630.00.
Pleasant Hill real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Pleasant Hill house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Pleasant Hill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Hill is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Hill who work in office and administrative support (12.07%), sales jobs (11.77%), and management occupations (7.13%).
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.
In Pleasant Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.78 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Pleasant Hill 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 education level of Pleasant Hill citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.34% of adults in Pleasant Hill have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Hill in 2018 was $29,302, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,208 for a family of four. However, Pleasant Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, English, Irish, French, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.