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Pleasant Hill
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Pleasant Hill is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 34,504. Pleasant Hill is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Pleasant Hill offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pleasant Hill there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Pleasant Hill and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pleasant Hill are highly rated.

About

About Pleasant Hill...
Population
34,504

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$960,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,419
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Pleasant Hill Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    202.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    94
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    519.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,840.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    419.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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