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Population in 2012: 33,831 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 

Males: 16,303  (48.2%)
Females: 17,528  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94523.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,814 (it was $67,489 in 2000)
Pleasant Hill:

$72,814
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,771

Pleasant Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $468,231 (it was $287,600 in 2000)
Pleasant Hill:

$468,231
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $644,410; Detached houses: $685,078; Townhouses or other attached units: $505,503; In 2-unit structures: $734,172; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $391,034; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $326,275; Mobile homes: $187,675

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,444.

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  • White alone - 22,718 (68.3%)
  • Hispanic - 4,709 (14.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3,893 (11.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1,540 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 311 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 46 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 27 (0.08%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.03%)

Races in Pleasant Hill detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pleasant Hill: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (12.8%), Irish (10.6%), English (8.8%), Italian (7.4%), United States (3.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 7.09 square miles.

Population density: 4,774 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Hill:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Hill city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

6,363 residents are foreign born (7.2% Asia, 2.6% Europe).

This city:  19.1%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Pleasant Hill, California as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pleasant Hill to the number of sex offenders is 1,611 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,237 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,934 (0.4%)

Pleasant Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Walnut Creek, CA (3.2 miles , pop. 64,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (13.8 miles , pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (337.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Reliez Valley, CA (1.4 miles ), Waldon, CA (1.4 miles ), Pacheco, CA (1.6 miles ), Central Contra Costa, CA (1.6 miles) , Walnut Creek, CA (1.8 miles ), Acalanes Ridge, CA (1.8 miles ), Concord, CA (1.8 miles ), Alhambra Valley, CA (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2002: 112 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,100
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $371,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $271,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $303,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $371,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $476,400
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $311,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $301,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.95 N, Longitude: 122.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,271 (-3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,916 (18.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 925

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Crime rates in Pleasant Hill by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000110101101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.02.93.00.03.00.03.03.00.02.9
Rapes 11910871091047233
per 100,000 31.926.929.423.620.429.626.930.112.221.36.18.98.8
Robberies 37576252354756485046432940
per 100,000 107.4170.4182.1153.4102.2139.3167.4144.4153.1140.1130.186.5117.6
Assaults 92638074936971666150484029
per 100,000 267.2188.4235.0218.4271.5204.4212.2198.6186.7152.2145.2119.385.3
Burglaries 250344345371355334257218262238206214319
per 100,000 726.01028.51013.41094.81036.5989.6768.3656.0802.1724.7623.3638.0938.2
Thefts 9421,1711,3841,2991,3701,3041,1001,1871,2221,0961,0851,1321,183
per 100,000 2735.53501.14065.33833.14000.03863.53288.33571.83741.13337.33283.13374.93479.3
Auto thefts 114165221249237236167202166152116103119
per 100,000 331.0493.3649.2734.8692.0699.2499.2607.8508.2462.8351.0307.1350.0
Arson 108916813111221113105
per 100,000 29.023.926.447.223.438.532.936.16.133.539.329.814.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 312.6379.6430.8416.8414.4411.3356.1367.7356.2332.4295.8274.0312.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pleasant Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 56 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
California average:

2.36

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Pleasant Hill, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +723 (+2.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Hill-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1314% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Pleasant Hill center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 25.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from Pleasant Hill center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Contra Costa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Pleasant Hill:

  • FMC DIABLO CONCORD (Dialysis Facility, 508 CONTRA COSTA BLVD #D)
  • HOSPICE OF THE EAST BAY (Hospital, 3470 BUSKIRK AVENUE)
  • OAK PARK CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 1625 OAK PARK BLVD.)
  • SUN VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, 540 PATTERSON BLVD)
  • WINDSOR ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1911 OAK PARK BLVD.)

Political contributions by individuals in Pleasant Hill, CA

Amtrak stations near Pleasant Hill:

  • 6 miles: MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: BERKELEY (3RD ST. & UNIVERSITY AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: EMERYVILLE (5885 LANDREGAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.pleasant-hill.ca.us

Colleges/Universities in Pleasant Hill:

  • Diablo Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 7,376; Location: 321 Golf Club Rd; Public; Website: www.dvc.edu)
  • Western Career College-Pleasant Hill (FT enrollment: 615; Location: 380 Civic Dr Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westerncollege.com)
  • John F Kennedy University (FT enrollment: 454; Location: 100 Ellinwood Way; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jfku.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pleasant Hill:

  • Saint Marys College of California (about 8 miles; Moraga, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,869)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 12 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)
  • Los Medanos College (about 13 miles; Pittsburg, CA; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Contra Costa College (about 15 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Laney College (about 15 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus (about 20 miles; Pleasanton, CA; FT enrollment: 2,533)
  • Solano Community College (about 20 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 3,957)

Public high schools in Pleasant Hill:

Private high school in Pleasant Hill:

  • PLEASANT HILL ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 252; Location: 796 GRAYSON RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pleasant Hill:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pleasant Hill:

  • CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 195 BRANDON RD B; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CREATIVE PLAY CENTER (Students: 142; Location: 2323 PLEASANT HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MARY JANE'S PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 82; Location: 2902 VESSING RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI PIONEER SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 2702 PLEASANT HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PIONEER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 2702 PLEASANT HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Pleasant Hill

Library in Pleasant Hill:

  • CONTRA COSTA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,374,959; Location: 1750 OAK PARK BOULEVARD; 1,295,780 books; 16,252 e-books; 72,375 audio materials; 81,221 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 18 other licensed databases; 4,739 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pleasant Hill: Contra Costa Golf Club (A), Meadowbrook Golf Club (B), Pleasant Hill City Hall (C), Central Branch Contra Costa County Library (D), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 5 (E), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Contra Costa Shopping Center (1), Pleasant Hill Plaza Shopping Center (2), Gregory Village Shopping Center (3), College Square Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pleasant Hill include: Saint Marks Lutheran Church (A), Christ the King Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pleasant Hill include: Memorial Monument (1), Viking Field (2), Chilpancingo Park (3), Dinosaur Hill Park (4), Las Juntas Park (5), Paso Nogal Park (6), Pinewood Park (7), Pleasant Hill Park (8), Pleasant Oaks Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Recreation Connection (Ski & Helicopter Tours; Po Box 934), Amusement Warehouse (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3380 Vincent Road Suite B).

 
Contra Costa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average.
City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00560. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00560
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.278. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.278
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.69
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.02
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pleasant Hill and their reported violations in the past:

KINGVALE LODGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKE BERRYESSA BOY SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 25, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pleasant Hill that have no violations reported:

  • WEST WIND WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pleasant Hill, CA

People in group quarters in Pleasant Hill in 2010:

  • 291 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Pleasant Hill in 2000:

  • 305 people in nursing homes
  • 103 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Pleasant Hill compared to California state average:

Pleasant Hill, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Pleasant Hill (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pleasant Hill Plaza Branch, Pleasant Hill Branch, Crossroads Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citibank, National Association: 2255 Contra Costa Blvd Branch at 2255 Contra Costa Blvd, branch established on 1936/02/01; Pleasant Hill Branch at 700 Contra Costa Boulevard, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sunvalley Safeway Branch at 707 Contra Costa Boulevard, branch established on 2012/02/17; Pleasant Hill Albertsons Branch at 155 Crescent Plaza, branch established on 2000/03/21. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • California Bank & Trust: Contra Costa Branch at 620 Contra Costa Boulevard, branch established on 1971/11/09. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $10,894.1 mil, Deposits: $9,193.9 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 1898 Contra Costa Blvd Branch at 1898 Contra Costa Blvd, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Pleasant Hill Branch at 1902 Contra Costa Blvd, branch established on 1962/01/12. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pleasant Hill Branch at 2178 Contra Costa, branch established on 1954/11/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pleasant Hill, California:

  • Residence Inn By Marriott Pleasant Hill, 700 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 , Phone: (925) 689-1010, Fax: (925) 689-1098
  • Extended Stay America, 3220 Buskirk Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 , Phone: (925) 945-6788, Fax: (925) 945-6864
  • Pleasant Hill Courtyard By Marriott, 2250 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 , Phone: (925) 691-1444, Fax: (925) 691-0616
  • Hyatt House Pleasant Hill, 2611 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 , Phone: (925) 934-3343, Fax: (925) 934-5973
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pleasant Hill, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pleasant Hill travel time to work - commute


Pleasant Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pleasant Hill city (based on Contra Costa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.89%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchBaptist General ConferenceJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents55.3%6.7%6.0%5.0%3.2%
Congregations7.1%1.0%3.1%9.6%3.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.8%15.7%
Congregations4.6%8.4%4.4%3.1%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 181
Contra Costa County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Contra Costa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 178
Contra Costa County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$49,276$65,7010$0
Other Government Administration 20$112,822$67,6933$4,678
Judicial and Legal 1$8,124$97,4881$2,382
Police Protection - Officers 47$341,410$87,1690$0
Police - Other 16$89,942$67,4571$1,574
Streets and Highways 30$185,814$74,3261$904
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$18,808$56,4240$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$950
Totals for Government 127$806,196$76,17610$10,488

Pleasant Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,782,000 ($111.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,353,000 ($99.11)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $728,000 ($21.52)
    Police Protection: $258,000 ($7.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,331,000 ($187.14)
    Regular Highways: $2,835,000 ($83.80)
    Central Staff Services: $2,299,000 ($67.96)
    Financial Administration: $838,000 ($24.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $385,000 ($11.38)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($5.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $156,000 ($4.61)
    Health Services - Other: $68,000 ($2.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($1.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,969,000 ($87.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $34,000 ($1.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $19,000 ($0.56)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,393,000 ($218.53)

Pleasant Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,910,000 ($56.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $525,000 ($15.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($3.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($0.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,394,000 ($100.32)
    Special Assessments: $390,000 ($11.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $351,000 ($10.38)
    Rents: $80,000 ($2.36)
    Property Sale Other: $30,000 ($0.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,898,000 ($56.10)
    Highways: $647,000 ($19.12)
    All Other: $214,000 ($6.33)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,834,000 ($202.00)
    Property: $4,458,000 ($131.77)
    NEC: $2,428,000 ($71.77)
    Public Utilities: $1,183,000 ($34.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $896,000 ($26.48)

Pleasant Hill government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $31,172,000 ($921.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $23,260,000 ($687.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $29,691,000 ($877.63)
    Other, NEC: $19,360,000 ($572.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,481,000 ($43.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,900,000 ($115.28)

Pleasant Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,162,000 ($123.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,779,000 ($555.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $32,907,000 ($972.69)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  1.95% ($67,733 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.57% ($74,794)
from Solano County, CA  0.36% ($51,540)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($66,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

6.27%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  1.47% ($61,758 average AGI)
to Solano County, CA  0.51% ($54,810)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.42% ($58,453)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Hill:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KABN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CONCORD AREA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KATD (990 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SACRAMENTO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Hill:

  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K209BZ (89.7 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KVHS (90.5 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CLAYTON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Hill:

  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KFTL (Channel 64; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Pleasant Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 176 meters (577ft)
Total costs: $17,504,000
Total average daily traffic: 971,810
Total average daily truck traffic: 35,496

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pleasant Hill, CA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED100$402,122183$329,2611,066$304,80343$200,3213$4,052,00057$246,661
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$416,42027$321,066117$342,7798$141,1230$013$256,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$434,66726$313,898264$366,41015$150,9030$017$241,906
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$348,27732$322,012156$345,68212$242,8230$013$195,036
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$258,5947$273,11755$350,2348$101,7000$07$276,573

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3211.02 , 3212.00, 3220.00, 3230.00, 3240.00, 3250.00, 3260.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$359,7516$445,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$386,2765$383,454
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$280,8693$313,797
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$434,3182$321,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$279,6900$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3211.02 , 3212.00, 3220.00, 3230.00, 3240.00, 3250.00, 3260.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Pleasant Hill


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pleasant Hill, CA

Most common first names in Pleasant Hill, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18077.1 years
Mary15681.2 years
Robert13572.3 years
William13275.6 years
James10172.6 years
Margaret8680.8 years
Helen8481.9 years
George7477.7 years
Ruth7081.0 years
Charles7073.5 years
Most common last names in Pleasant Hill, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5875.1 years
Johnson3678.3 years
Anderson3378.1 years
Williams3378.2 years
Brown2979.9 years
Miller2773.7 years
Wilson2679.7 years
Davis2576.0 years
Peterson2176.9 years
Jones2178.2 years
Businesses in Pleasant Hill, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Marshalls1
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Big O Tires1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike3
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle1Panda Express1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Extended Stay America1Rite Aid1
FedEx6SAS Shoes1
GNC1Safeway3
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks4
JCPenney2T-Mobile2
Jamba Juice1T.J.Maxx1
Jones New York1Taco Bell2
KFC1Target1
Kmart1Toys"R"Us2
Kohl's1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Furniture1Vons3
LensCrafters1Walgreens1
Marriott2YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Pleasant Hill, CA


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  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander residents"
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