Pleasanton

Come and enjoy Pleasanton with its charming and quaint downtown, strong sense of community, excellent schools, outdoor recreation opportunities, excellent economy, and a desirable real estate market. P town enjoys the small-town atmosphere, urban conveniences, and abundant amenities that make Pleasanton a highly desirable place to live. From wonderful events to top-rated schools and scenic parks, Pleasanton offers something for everyone as a wonderful destination in the Bay Area.

Overview for Pleasanton, CA

79,558 people live in Pleasanton, where the median age is 41.1 and the average individual income is $76,394. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,558

Total Population

41.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$76,394

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton has 27,733 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pleasanton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 79,558 people call Pleasanton home. The population density is 3,295.59 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,558

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.1

Median Age

49.36 / 50.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
27,733

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$76,394

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Pleasanton, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pleasanton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lighthouse Baptist School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Fei Xiang Bilingual School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Thomas S. Hart Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Phoebe Apperson Hearst Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Hacienda Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Little Flowers Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Henry P. Mohr Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Valley View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Walnut Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Vintage Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Montessori School Of Pleasanton
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

Around Pleasanton, CA

There's plenty to do around Pleasanton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

68
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
72
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
33
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Slider City BBQ & Catering, Arrive Nutrition Center, and Chiffon & Spice.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.72 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.32 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.83 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.32 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.05 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.19 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Pleasanton is great place to live, nestled in the Tri-Valley of the Eastbay, the city great charm that captivates both residents and visitors alike by its community spirit, and convenient access to Silicon Valley, Oakland and San Francisco making it a highly desirable place to live. 

Pleasanton's historic downtown is a hub of activity, offering a delightful mix of boutique shops, family-owned restaurants, and charming cafes. The picturesque Main Street is perfect for leisurely strolls, with its tree-lined sidewalks and well-preserved architecture. The city is home to numerous corporate headquarters, tech startups, and small businesses, providing residents with ample job opportunities and economic stability.

Residents of Pleasanton take pride in their close-knit community. The city hosts numerous events and festivals throughout the year, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie among its diverse population. From the First Wednesday Street Parties to the Friday Concerts in the Park, there's always something happening to bring people together. Pleasanton is renowned for its top-rated schools, making it an attractive destination for families seeking quality education for their children. The Pleasanton Unified School District consistently ranks among the best in the state, with a strong emphasis on academic excellence and extracurricular activities.

The city boasts an extensive network of parks, hiking trails, and recreational facilities, providing ample opportunities for outdoor adventure. From picnicking at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area to exploring the trails at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park, there's no shortage of options for enjoying the great outdoors.

The real estate market in Pleasanton has been strong in recent years, with steady demand for housing driving prices upward. The city's desirable location, excellent schools, and quality of life amenities make it a coveted destination for homebuyers. While the market may be competitive, the investment in Pleasanton real estate often proves to be rewarding in the long run.

Overall, people enjoy living in Pleasanton for its unique blend of small-town charm, urban convenience, and high quality of life. Whether it's the vibrant community atmosphere, top-notch schools, or abundance of recreational opportunities, Pleasanton has something to offer everyone.

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