Pleasant Hill is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,289 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Hill is the 96th largest community in Missouri.
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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Hill who work in office and administrative support (12.66%), sales jobs (11.68%), and management occupations (6.93%).
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.
One downside of living in Pleasant Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.28 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Pleasant Hill doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Pleasant Hill citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.93% of adults in Pleasant Hill have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Hill in 2010 was $23,562, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,248 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.