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Pleasant Ridge is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community name combines Ridge Road and Pleasant Valley, after community in KY
The latitude of Pleasant Ridge is 42.471N. The longitude is -83.142W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,528.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pleasant Ridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48069 ZIP code.
18% of Pleasant Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pleasant Ridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pleasant Ridge was $40,846, compared with $21,587 nationally.
66% of Pleasant Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pleasant Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $629. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,394.
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pleasant Ridge political report.
The average commute time for Pleasant Ridge workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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