Pleasant Hill, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Pleasant Hill, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasant Hill had a population of 8,650 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Hill is located at latitude 38.7875 and longitude -94.2694 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.

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Pleasant Hill, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,650
Population in Households 8,565
Population in Familes 7,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 1,079
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $67,456
Average Household Income $78,455
Per Capita Income $29,139


Total Housing Units 3,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,118 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $167,557
Average Home Value $187,828


Total Households 3,174
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,329
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.98%
Households 0.85% 1.02%
Families 0.72% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

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, 2018 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 # 99 91st
Population Density # 315 70th
Diversity Index # 339 67th
Median Household Income # 116 89th
Per Capita Income # 192 81st

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