Pleasanton, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Pleasanton?

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There are 79,558 residents in Pleasanton, with a median age of 41.1. Of this, 49.36% are males and 50.64% are females. US-born citizens make up 65.02% of the resident pool in Pleasanton, while non-US-born citizens account for 18.61%. Additionally, 16.37% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 68,896 people in Pleasanton currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 79,558 -0.5%
Male Population 39,271 -0.6%
Female Population 40,287 -0.4%
Male population 49.36%
Female population 50.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 41.1 -1.2%
Citizen US Born 51,732 -2.1%
Citizen not US Born 14,802 2.2%
Not Citizen 13,024 3.0%
Citizen US Born 65.02%
Citizen not US Born 18.61%
Not Citizen 16.37%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 893 -13.7%
Moved from Same County 4,619 5.4%
Moved from Same State 3,146 9.2%
Moved from Different State 1,362 6.1%
Same House as Last Year 68,896 -1.2%
Moved from Abroad 1.13%
Moved from Same County 5.85%
Moved from Same State 3.99%
Moved from Different State 1.73%
Same House as Last Year 87.3%

What are the employment statistics in Pleasanton?

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White-collar workers make up 93.07% of the working population in Pleasanton, while blue-collar employees account for 6.93%. There are also 4,118 entrepreneurs in Pleasanton (10.21% of the workforce); 29,561 workers employed in private companies (73.28%); and 4,194 people working in governmental institutions (10.4%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 37,542 0.3%
Blue Collar 2,796 8.1%
White Collar 93.07%
Blue Collar 6.93%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 4,118 -0.2%
Private Companies 29,561 1.1%
Governmental Workers 4,194 -0.5%
Not for Profit Companies 2,465 0.4%
Self Employees 10.21%
Private Companies 73.28%
Governmental Workers 10.4%
Not for Profit Companies 6.11%

How many households are there in Pleasanton?

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There are a total of 27,733 households in Pleasanton, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 77.82% of these Pleasanton households, while non-family units account for the remaining 22.18%. Additionally, 39.45% of households have children and 60.55% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 27,733 -0.3%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 21,582 -1.2%
Non-family Households 6,151 2.9%
Family Households 77.82%
Non-family Households 22.18%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 10,940 -2.5%
Households without Children 16,793 1.2%
Households with Children 39.45%
Households without Children 60.55%

What are the median and average incomes in Pleasanton?

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The average annual household income in Pleasanton is $214,158, while the median household income sits at $167,932 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $175,784, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $216,350. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $76,071 and $82,924, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $214,158 5.9%
Median Household Income $167,932 4.5%
People below Poverty Level 3,826 -8.0%
People above Poverty Level 74,914 -0.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Pleasanton?

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There are 28,960 housing units in Pleasanton, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1983. Of the 27,733 occupied housing units in Pleasanton, 67.54% are owner-occupied, while 32.46% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 74.82% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,131,200. In general, housing costs reach $2,923 per month in Pleasanton.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 28,960 -0.4%
Median Year Built 1983 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 353 -16.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 338 10.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 976 8.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 4,218 0.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 6,391 -1.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6,427 0.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 5,370 -3.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,699 -0.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,188 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 27,733 -0.3%
Owner Occupied 18,730 -0.8%
Renter Occupied 9,003 0.8%
Owner Occupied 67.54%
Renter Occupied 32.46%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 14,014 -1.1%
Without Mortgage 4,716 0.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,131,200 5.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,062,700 8.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,923 3.4%
With Mortgage 74.82%
Without Mortgage 25.18%

What is the level of education in Pleasanton?

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Approximately 14% of the population in Pleasanton holds a high school degree (that's 8,465 residents), while 14.88% have attained a college certificate (11,332 locals) and 34.79% have a bachelor's degree (21,034 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 875 -20.4%
Some High School 8,465 0.9%
Some College 11,332 -1.2%
Associate Degree 4,045 -4.5%
Bachelor's Degree 21,034 0.6%
Graduate Degree 17,047 -0.1%
No High School 1.45%
Some High School 14%
Some College 14.88%
Associate Degree 6.69%
Bachelor's Degree 34.79%
Graduate Degree 28.19%

What is the marital status of Pleasanton residents?

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A total of 15,482 people in Pleasanton have never been married (which represents 24.2% of the total population), while 41,640 of them are wedded (65.09%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 903 (1.41%) and 4,322 (6.76%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 15,482 5.2%
Married 41,640 -1.8%
Separated 903 12.2%
Widowed 2,529 -8.4%
Divorced 4,322 0.6%
Never Married 24.2%
Married 65.09%
Separated 1.41%
Widowed 3.95%
Divorced 6.76%

What are the most common means of transportation in Pleasanton?

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The top three means of transportation people in Pleasanton use to get to work are: car, subway or elevated and walking. A total of 26,921 residents commute by car, 1,160 prefer going to work by subway or elevated and 953 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 26,921 -5.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 634 -14.4%
Subway or Elevated 1,160 N/A
Railroad 9 12.5%
Bicycle 350 -13.2%
Motorcycle 101 17.4%
TaxiCab 281 1.4%
Walk 953 0.2%

What is the median and average household income in Pleasanton by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
94566 45,648 16,088 $172,403.00 $226,160.00
94588 35,532 12,169 $162,286.00 $202,107.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 94566 94588

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