Pleasanton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,829 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasanton is the 236th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pleasanton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasanton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasanton who work in management occupations (14.70%), office and administrative support (13.82%), and sales jobs (11.07%).
Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.08% of adults 25 and older in Pleasanton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Pleasanton in 2010 was $23,815, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,260 for a family of four. However, Pleasanton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pleasanton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pleasanton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pleasanton, accounting for 55.64% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pleasanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pleasanton include Irish, English, Czech, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Pleasanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.