Pleasant Hill Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Pleasant Hill, IA

General Pleasant Hill Information

State: Iowa

County: Polk County

Close cities: Des Moines, IA, Mitchellville, IA, Carlisle, IA, Berwick, IA, Saylorville, IA, Bondurant, IA, Altoona, IA, Runnells, IA, Prairie City, IA

Pleasant Hill Population (census data)
Total 7,876 (+45.0% since 2000)
Male 3,773 (47.9%)
Female 4,103 (52.1%)

Population Density: 1,005 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.3 (US Avg is 100)

Pleasant Hill Elevation: 860 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1956

Land Area: 7.84 square miles

Median Household Income: $71,290

Zip Codes: 50317, and 50327.

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Pleasant Hill Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (26.4%)
  • English (17.9%)
  • Irish (13.3%)
  • United States (6.6%)
  • Swedish (5.9%)
  • Norwegian (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 114 people (1.4%)
  • Asia (45.5%)
  • Latin America (36.4%)
  • Europe (18.2%)

Local Pleasant Hill Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: Drake University, Iowa State University

Pleasant Hill School Information

Elementary Schools
Four Mile Elementary School (670 SE 68th Street, Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327 - Southeast Polk Community School District District)

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