Pleasant Hill demographics profile

StatisticPleasant HillCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,86123291
Median age40.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English78%56%79%
Speak Spanish7%29%13%
Pleasant Hill, CA has a population of 34,395 and is the 1,225th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,861 per sq mi which is 1992% higher than the California average and 5265% higher than the national average. The median age in Pleasant Hill is 40 which is approximately 12% higher than the California average of 36. In Pleasant Hill, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 78% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 60% of Pleasant Hill residents were born in California, 21% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Pleasant Hill is 1992% higher than California.
  • The median age in Pleasant Hill is 12% higher than California.
  • In Pleasant Hill 76.11% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Pleasant Hill 1.73% of the population is African American.
  • In Pleasant Hill 13.10% of the population is Asian.

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Pleasant Hill population breakdown by race

RacePleasant HillCaliforniaNational
African American1.73%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.26%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.56%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.71%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.53%13.28%4.75%
In Pleasant Hill, 14.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Pleasant Hill, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).