Income/capita 13%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 68%
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Income per capita$33,819$28,872$29,829
Median household income$75,373$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,125$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,625$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$47,002$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$32,161$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pleasant Hill is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pleasant Hill is 36% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pleasant Hill is 68% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pleasant Hill is 64% lower than the national average

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      Pleasant Hill employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector11.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services12.5%19.1%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%7.6%
      Public administration6.2%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%0.7%
      Education, health & social services10.1%39.3%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cumming, IA415$116,875111.3%
      Johnston, IA19,491$95,56572.7%
      Alleman, IA499$90,83364.2%
      Clive, IA17,022$90,50263.6%
      Polk City, IA4,115$90,21663.1%
      Pleasant Hill, IA9,406$75,37336.2%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Warren, PA9,407$38,71630.0%
      Charter Oak, CA9,401$67,37521.8%
      Dunn Loring, VA9,397$160,774190.6%
      Linganore, MD9,395$114,697107.3%
      Jeannette, PA9,395$41,39525.2%
      Pleasant Hill, IA9,406$75,37336.2%
      Source: The Pleasant Hill, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).