Pleasant Hill, Missouri

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Pleasant Hill, Missouri

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High Points

Pleasant Hill strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Pleasant Hill Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 17% Pleasant Hill Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 17% Pleasant Hill Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 17% Pleasant Hill Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Pleasant Hill People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Pleasant Hill Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Pleasant Hill, Missouri

Comparing Pleasant Hill to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
Median Family Income 6 9
College Educated Adults 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 9
Working at Home 3 4
Public Transportation Use 2 6
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 2
Affordability of Rents 6 2
People Living Alone 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Pleasant Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Cass
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64080
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.787
Longitude -94.269

Pleasant Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.1 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Pleasant Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,582 100%
Male 2,711 48.6%
Female 2,871 51.4%
Under 18 1,684 30.2%
18+ 3,898 69.8%
65+ 633 11.3%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 3.12
White 5,445 97.5%
African-American 12 0.2%
Asian 21 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 0.3%
Other 25 0.4%
Mixed Race 60 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 88 1.6%

Estimated Pleasant Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,747
Growth 1,165
Growth % 20.9%

Pleasant Hill Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.8%
US/American 20.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
Irish 12.1%
English 8.8%
Italian 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Dutch 2.5%
Danish 1.9%
Welsh 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1%
Polish 1%
Canadian 0.9%
Portuguese 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Celtic 0.2%
African 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pleasant Hill 5,582 $52,799
East Lynne 300 $46,875
Greenwood 3,952 $65,313
Lake Lotawana 1,872 $72,500
Lake Winnebago 902 $87,150
Lone Jack 528 $57,500
Strasburg 136 $31,875
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Pleasant Hill High Schools (2004)

Serves 656 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

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