Pleasant Hill, California

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Population in 2013: 34,127 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 15,836  (46.4%)
Females: 18,291  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 94523.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,664 (it was $67,489 in 2000)
Pleasant Hill:

$77,664
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,172 (it was $33,076 in 2000)

Pleasant Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $533,169 (it was $287,600 in 2000)
Pleasant Hill:

$533,169
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $519,820; Detached houses: $558,945; Townhouses or other attached units: $372,503; In 2-unit structures: $338,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $357,558; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,791; Mobile homes: $36,542; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,626

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,514.

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  • Races in Pleasant Hill, CA (2013)

    Pleasant Hill races chart
    • 22,50665.4%White alone
    • 4,92114.3%Hispanic
    • 4,43012.9%Asian alone
    • 1,8165.3%Two or more races
    • 4461.3%Black alone
    • 760.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.05%Other race alone
    • 110.03%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pleasant Hill: 137.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.6%), Irish (10.9%), English (7.9%), Italian (7.3%), Scottish (2.7%), United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 7.09 square miles.

Population density: 4,816 people per square mile   (average).

Pleasant Hill,CA real estate house value index trend

Pleasant Hill, California map

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Hill:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Hill city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

6,664 residents are foreign born (7.0% Asia, 5.1% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This city:

19.4%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Pleasant Hill, California as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pleasant Hill to the number of sex offenders is 1,781 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 2013: $4,094 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,594 (0.5%)

Pleasant Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Central Contra Costa, CA (2.7 miles , pop. 459,252).

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
  • 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: -1,236 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,720 (16.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 925

Pleasant Hill household income distribution Pleasant Hill home values distribution

Crime rates in Pleasant Hill by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0001101011010
per 100,000 0.00.00.02.93.00.03.00.03.03.00.02.90.0
Rapes 9108710910472331
per 100,000 26.929.423.620.429.626.930.112.221.36.18.98.82.9
Robberies 57625235475648504643294040
per 100,000 170.4182.1153.4102.2139.3167.4144.4153.1140.1130.186.5117.6117.5
Assaults 63807493697166615048402914
per 100,000 188.4235.0218.4271.5204.4212.2198.6186.7152.2145.2119.385.341.1
Burglaries 344345371355334257218262238206214319206
per 100,000 1,028.51,013.41,094.81,036.5989.6768.3656.0802.1724.7623.3638.0938.2605.1
Thefts 1,1711,3841,2991,3701,3041,1001,1871,2221,0961,0851,1321,1831,110
per 100,000 3,501.14,065.33,833.14,000.03,863.53,288.33,571.83,741.13,337.33,283.13,374.93,479.33,260.5
Auto thefts 165221249237236167202166152116103119153
per 100,000 493.3649.2734.8692.0699.2499.2607.8508.2462.8351.0307.1350.0449.4
Arson 89168131112211131053
per 100,000 23.926.447.223.438.532.936.16.133.539.329.814.78.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 379.6430.8416.8414.5411.3356.1367.8356.2332.4295.9274.0312.8267.0

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 55 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +723 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Pleasant Hill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pleasant Hill, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 751% 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 266.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 266.1 miles away from Pleasant Hill center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 197.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pleasant Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pleasant Hill:

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

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.

Colleges/Universities in Pleasant Hill:

  • Diablo Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 13,015; Location: 321 Golf Club Rd; Public; Website: www.dvc.edu)
  • John F Kennedy University (FT enrollment: 961; Location: 100 Ellinwood Way; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jfku.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-East Bay (FT enrollment: 458; Location: 100 Crescent Dr., Suite D; Private, for-profit; Website: school.paulmitchell.edu/east-bay-ca)
  • Carrington College California-Pleasant Hill (FT enrollment: 367; Location: 380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.carrington.edu)

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

  • Saint Mary's College of California (about 8 miles; Moraga, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 12 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 37,127)
  • Los Medanos College (about 13 miles; Pittsburg, CA; FT enrollment: 5,289)
  • Berkeley City College (about 13 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)
  • Merritt College (about 13 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,842)
  • Contra Costa College (about 15 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • Laney College (about 15 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 5,668)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.377. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.377
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.15. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.662. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.662
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.01468

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

WEST WIND WINERY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.4%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 12.7% 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

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, California environmental map by EPA

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Pleasant Hill compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
California average:

15.4

Pleasant Hill travel time to work - commute Pleasant Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Pleasant Hill:

(Pleasant Hill, California Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic228,40034
Evangelical Protestant81,120352
Other48,553123
Mainline Protestant32,693101
Black Protestant10,39534
Orthodox2,4358
None645,429-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$54,457$72,6090$0
Other Government Administration 19$124,683$78,7474$7,182
Judicial and Legal 1$8,978$107,7361$3,657
Police Protection - Officers 46$377,304$98,4270$0
Police - Other 16$99,398$74,5491$2,416
Streets and Highways 29$205,349$84,9721$1,388
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$20,785$62,3550$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$1,458
Totals for Government 124$890,954$86,22112$16,101

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,782,000 ($110.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,353,000 ($98.25)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $728,000 ($21.33)
    Police Protection: $258,000 ($7.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,331,000 ($185.51)
    Regular Highways: $2,835,000 ($83.07)
    Central Staff Services: $2,299,000 ($67.37)
    Financial Administration: $838,000 ($24.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $385,000 ($11.28)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($5.07)
    Housing & Community Development: $156,000 ($4.57)
    Health Services - Other: $68,000 ($1.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,969,000 ($87.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $34,000 ($1.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $19,000 ($0.56)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,393,000 ($216.63)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,910,000 ($55.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $525,000 ($15.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($3.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($0.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,394,000 ($99.45)
    Special Assessments: $390,000 ($11.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $351,000 ($10.29)
    Rents: $80,000 ($2.34)
    Property Sale Other: $30,000 ($0.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,898,000 ($55.62)
    Highways: $647,000 ($18.96)
    All Other: $214,000 ($6.27)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,834,000 ($200.25)
    Property: $4,458,000 ($130.63)
    NEC: $2,428,000 ($71.15)
    Public Utilities: $1,183,000 ($34.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $896,000 ($26.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $31,172,000 ($913.41)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $23,260,000 ($681.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $29,691,000 ($870.01)
    Other, NEC: $19,360,000 ($567.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,481,000 ($43.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,900,000 ($114.28)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,162,000 ($121.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,779,000 ($550.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $32,907,000 ($964.25)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alameda County, CA  1.77% ($69,267 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.52% ($75,223)
from Solano County, CA  0.38% ($50,630)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alameda County, CA  1.41% ($57,956 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.44% ($56,560)
to Solano County, CA  0.39% ($47,181)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 176m577ftTotal length
  • $17,504,000Total costs
  • 976,810Total average daily traffic
  • 35,546Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
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
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Big O Tires1Nike3
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King1Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Chipotle1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Plato's Closet1
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

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