Pleasant Hill, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 9,082 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +79.1%
Males: 4,268  (47.0%)
Females: 4,814  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50317.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,065 (it was $60,694 in 2000)
Pleasant Hill:

$73,065
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,371 (it was $25,316 in 2000)

Pleasant Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $181,855 (it was $117,300 in 2000)
Pleasant Hill:

$181,855
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $196,667; Detached houses: $203,300; Townhouses or other attached units: $249,931; Mobile homes: $8,506

Median gross rent in 2013: $781.

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  • Races in Pleasant Hill, IA (2013)

    Pleasant Hill races chart
    • 7,61083.2%White alone
    • 8799.6%Hispanic
    • 3994.4%Black alone
    • 1852.0%Asian alone
    • 290.3%Two or more races
    • 80.09%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: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.0%), United States (9.3%), Irish (8.9%), English (6.4%), Norwegian (5.9%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/12/1956

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 7.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,159 people per square mile   (low).

Pleasant Hill,IA real estate house value index trend

Pleasant Hill, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Hill:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Hill city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

114 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Pleasant Hill, Iowa as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pleasant Hill to the number of sex offenders is 1,802 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,255 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,998 (1.7%)

Pleasant Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (5.6 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (131.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Altoona, IA (2.2 miles ), Des Moines, IA (2.4 miles ), Carlisle, IA (2.4 miles ), Bondurant, IA (2.8 miles ), Saylorville, IA (3.0 miles ), Runnells, IA (3.1 miles ), Mitchellville, IA (3.1 miles ), Windsor Heights, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1998: 75 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 1999: 82 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2001: 93 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2002: 93 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2004: 123 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2005: 190 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2006: 190 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $152,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 93.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,869 (-31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 590 (11.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Pleasant Hill household income distribution Pleasant Hill home values distribution

Property values in Pleasant Hill, IA


Crime rates in Pleasant Hill by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0021010
per 100,000 0.00.035.917.30.016.00.0
Robberies 2041102
per 100,000 39.50.071.817.316.60.026.8
Assaults 1041959138
per 100,000 197.478.6341.186.6149.6207.6107.3
Burglaries 24136255546744
per 100,000 473.8255.51,112.9952.9897.81,069.9590.0
Thefts 122288176799078
per 100,000 2,408.7550.31,454.01,316.71,313.41,437.21,045.9
Auto thefts 63957137
per 100,000 118.559.0161.686.6116.4207.693.9
Arson 0012131
per 100,000 0.00.018.034.716.647.913.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.1) 204.364.8287.1174.6171.3218.2129.0

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Crime rate in Pleasant Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Iowa average:

1.71
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,239 (+32.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Pleasant Hill, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pleasant Hill-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Pleasant Hill city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 353.4 miles away from Pleasant Hill center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 372.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 309.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from Pleasant Hill center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pleasant Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pleasant Hill:

  • PARKRIDGE NURSING AND REHAB CENT (4755 PARKRIDGE AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pleasant Hill:

  • EASTON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • VALLEY VIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGIES-PORTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • FREEDOM HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • METROPOLITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • THE HOMESTEAD LIVING AND LEARNING CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; RUNNELLS, IA)
  • TRINITY CENTER AT LUTHER PARK (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Hill:

  • Drake University (about 8 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 10 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 32 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 70 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 72 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 84 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 85 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

Public elementary/middle school in Pleasant Hill:

See full list of schools located in Pleasant Hill

Library in Pleasant Hill:

  • PLEASANT HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $383,845; Location: 5151 MAPLE DRIVE; 39,396 books; 2,218 audio materials; 1,601 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is also Pleasant Hill Elementary in Pleasant Hill. Four Mile Elementary is actually part of the South East Polk School District. The dividing line between Des Moines Schools and South East Polk run through Pleasant Hill.

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Notable locations in Pleasant Hill: Pleasant Hill (A), Copper Creek Golf Course (B), Sleepy Hollow Sports Park (C), Pleasant Hill Police Department (D), Pleasant Hill Fire Department (E), Pleasant Hill City Library (F), Pleasant Hill City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pleasant Hill include: Oakwood United Methodist Church (A), Pleasant Hill Free Church (B), Berean Assembly of God Church (C), Church of Christ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Keller Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Fourmile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pleasant Hill: Doane Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.224. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0697. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0697
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 45.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
73 people in nursing homes in 2000

Pleasant Hill compared to Iowa state average:

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

Banks with branches in Pleasant Hill (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank, National Association: Pleasant Hill Branch at 1025 N Hickory Blvd, branch established on 1967/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $547.6 mil, Deposits: $434.8 mil, headquarters in Ankeny, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Van Diest Investment Company
  • Keystone Savings Bank: Pleasant Hill Branch at 6871 Ne 12th Ave., branch established on 2007/12/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.1 mil, Deposits: $69.7 mil, headquarters in Marengo, IA, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Keystone Community Bancorporation
  • Valley Bank: Pleasant Hill Branch at 1290 Copper Creek Drive, branch established on 2008/04/25. Info updated 2008/08/11: Bank assets: $629.4 mil, Deposits: $477.0 mil, headquarters in Moline, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: River Valley Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,86719
Mainline Protestant61,821117
Evangelical Protestant53,822208
Other9,33135
Black Protestant5,27519
Orthodox6464
None236,878-
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: 63
Polk County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Polk County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 158
Polk County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 316
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

25.8%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

14.5%
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 2$11,201$67,2062$3,472
Other Government Administration 6$32,205$64,4106$1,650
Police Protection - Officers 17$76,186$53,7781$416
Police - Other 2$7,523$45,1380$0
Firefighters 0$0 42$19,261
Streets and Highways 9$37,490$49,9871$680
Parks and Recreation 3$10,616$42,4640$0
Local Libraries 3$15,790$63,1606$9,942
Other and Unallocable 1$3,303$39,6361$2,566
Totals for Government 43$194,314$54,22759$37,987

Pleasant Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,051,000 ($335.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,028,000 ($113.19)
    Sewerage: $849,000 ($93.48)
    Regular Highways: $605,000 ($66.62)
    General - Other: $413,000 ($45.47)
    Libraries: $331,000 ($36.45)
    Central Staff Services: $328,000 ($36.12)
    Water Utilities: $311,000 ($34.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000 ($31.27)
    Financial Administration: $247,000 ($27.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000 ($23.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($18.50)
    General Public Buildings: $162,000 ($17.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000 ($8.92)
    Health - Other: $60,000 ($6.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($0.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $415,000 ($45.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,750,000 ($192.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($8.59)

Pleasant Hill government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $984,000 ($108.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $250,000 ($27.53)
    All Other: $119,000 ($13.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($10.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($1.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $204,000 ($22.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $513,000 ($56.49)
    Interest Earnings: $102,000 ($11.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($4.73)
    Special Assessments: $39,000 ($4.29)
    Rents: $25,000 ($2.75)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($1.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $316,000 ($34.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $503,000 ($55.38)
  • Tax - Property: $5,137,000 ($565.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $431,000 ($47.46)
    Other License: $341,000 ($37.55)

Pleasant Hill government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,829,000 ($1412.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,551,000 ($1381.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,700,000 ($187.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,422,000 ($156.57)

Pleasant Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,824,000 ($531.16)

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($110 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.02%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, IA  0.63% ($45,095 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.43% ($37,997)
from Warren County, IA  0.34% ($33,308)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, IA  0.95% ($57,124 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.34% ($42,170)
to Story County, IA  0.25% ($30,347)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Hill:

  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Hill:

  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • K213DV (90.5 FM; PLEASANT HILL, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K209EN (89.7 FM; CLIVE, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTM (88.9 FM; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: SIMPSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Hill:

  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
Pleasant Hill fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 59m194ftTotal length
  • 26,600Total average daily traffic
  • 2,370Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,002Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pleasant Hill)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pleasant Hill, IA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pleasant Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • CAMPBELL DANNY D, 420 Ne 72nd St, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    Certificate: D002070 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2011, Expiration Date: 03/10/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2591K , Serial Number: 5318, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew B Peterson, 1490 Springs Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5970Z , Serial Number: 22-9842, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Donald J Mcgill, 4333 Parkridge Ave 34, Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
  • Aircraft: NATIONAL BALLOONING LTD 858 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7004N , Serial Number: 128, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Danny D Campbell, 420 Ne 72nd St, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72095 , Serial Number: 3522, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/03/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Andy Peterson, 1490 Springs Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
  • Aircraft: LEIFFERT CHAD L SKYSTAR SERIES 5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-235-C (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87CL , Serial Number: C960Z0170, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Chad L Leiffert, 640 Ne 80th St, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
  • Aircraft: RICARDO DE ALMEIDA BALONISMOME SS-30BKD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 967LD , Serial Number: FMB200691
    Registrant (Individual): Danny D Campbell, 420 Ne 72nd St, Pleasant Hill, IA 50237

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$152,51415$138,041121$157,2299$31,8311$1,540,6003$97,4400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$145,9900$014$135,0441$52,5600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$199,9201$178,28030$156,3503$46,1430$01$82,4401$14,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$124,1751$80,72023$177,3212$46,7150$01$46,0301$72,820
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$163,7800$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$175,87311$187,426
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$108,5501$200,260
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$119,8801$118,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Businesses in Pleasant Hill, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway1
McDonald's1UPS1

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