Pleasant Hill, Polk County, Iowa

Pleasant Hill: American city in Iowa

About

Pleasant Hill is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,785 and a population density of 360 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,025 inhabitants.

The city was created 67 years ago in 1955.

Quick Facts about Pleasant Hill

Population : 10,025 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 50317
Phone Area Codes : 515
Area : 24.4 km2
Altitude : 876 feet / 267 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1956 (67 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:29:19 (6th February 2023)
Density : 411 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.37% (2010-2020)
Pleasant Hill locator map
Location of Pleasant Hill on Iowa map.
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Pleasant Hill water tower
Pleasant Hill water tower image

Geography

Pleasant Hill is located at 41°35'2"N 93°31'12"W (41.5838800, -93.5199400).

Pleasant Hill map

Demographics

The population of Pleasant Hill increased by 12.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,785 - census
2011 9,015 2.55% estimation process
2012 9,187 1.87% estimation process
2013 9,318 1.41% estimation process
2014 9,416 1.04% estimation process
2015 9,582 1.73% estimation process
2016 9,850 2.72% estimation process
2017 9,847 -0.03% estimation process
2018 10,032 1.84% estimation process
2019 10,019 -0.13% estimation process
2020 10,025 0.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 41,629
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 36,756
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 40,160
April 1, 2010 Population : 35,670
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 33.7%
People over 65 (%) : 13.7%
Female persons, % : 49.4%
White only, percent : 86.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 89.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 9.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,585
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 16.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.2%

Pleasant Hill zip code is 50327. County name: Polk, County fips: 19153

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $83,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,180
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $438
2015-2019 median gross rent : $709
2015-2019 Households : 12,255
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 74.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 23.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,038
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 386,108
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,740
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 818,894
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,225
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,060
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,892
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,354
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,721
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,292
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,619
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 590
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 340
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,843
2010 population per square mile : 2,423.3
2010 land area in square miles : 14.72

Schools in Pleasant Hill

College & universities near Pleasant Hill, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153375 Grand View University Des Moines (IA) 50316

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pleasant Hill, IA

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Pleasant Hill

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pleasant Hill Post Office Des Moines (IA) 50317

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Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , IA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 212,312 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
Ankeny 70,068 Suburb in Iowa
West Des Moines 69,057 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Urbandale 44,650 City in Polk and Dallas counties, Iowa, United States
Johnston 23,092 City in Iowa, United States
Altoona 19,503 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Clive 17,444 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Grimes 15,831 City in Iowa, United States
Bondurant 7,293 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Polk City 4,961 American city in Iowa
Windsor Heights 4,735 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Saylorville 3,301 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Mitchellville 2,273 City in Iowa, United States
Elkhart 952 American city in Iowa
Runnells 498 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Alleman 447 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Pleasant Hill distances to largest Iowa cities