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Pleasant Hill, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasant Hill had a population of 8,419 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Hill is located at latitude 38.8059 and longitude -94.2722 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pleasant Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Pleasant Hill (GNIS ID: 2396231) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pleasant Hill is located within Township of Pleasant Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasant Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Pleasant Hill, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,419
Daytime Population: Workers 1,908
Daytime Population: Residents 4,092
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,000
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 8,334
Population in Familes 7,082
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 1,050
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $62,164
Average Household Income $73,604
Per Capita Income $27,324


Total Housing Units 3,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,107 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 977 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $159,935
Average Home Value $177,423


Total Households 3,084
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,262
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.58%
Households 0.57% 0.61%
Families 0.41% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Pleasant Hill, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Hill to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 90th
Population Density # 330 68th
Diversity Index # 330 68th
Median Household Income # 132 87th
Per Capita Income # 221 79th

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