Income/capita 58%
Household income 69%
Unemployment 15%
IndexPleasant HillCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$47,088$31,458$29,829
Median household income$93,476$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$113,802$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$64,817$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$62,076$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$45,659$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pleasant Hill is 58% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pleasant Hill is 69% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pleasant Hill is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pleasant Hill is 47% lower than the national average

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      Pleasant Hill employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services12.0%10.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%10.7%
      Public administration3.9%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.3%
      Education, health & social services12.5%35.4%

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      Pleasant Hill, CA34,395$93,47669%

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