ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
PLEASANT HILL COMMUNITY PROFILE
Iowa > All counties > Polk County > Pleasant Hill
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Pleasant Hill, Iowa, IA

Send us your Pleasant Hill photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Pleasant Hill
Blog about Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Hill map

Sponsored Ads

Pleasant Hill is a city in Polk County, in the Des Moines metro area.

The latitude of Pleasant Hill is 41.583N. The longitude is -93.519W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 876 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,752.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$60,694
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pleasant Hill demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 25. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Greens and Blues Fest - May 26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pleasant Hill web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

Listed places near Pleasant Hill

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Pleasant Hill
Polk County
Iowa
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Pleasant Hill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50237 ZIP code.

Pleasant Hill, IA locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Pleasant Hill Web sites

Ancestry & family history

24% of Pleasant Hill residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pleasant Hill ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pleasant Hill was $25,316, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

26% of Pleasant Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Pleasant Hill festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Pleasant Hill
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pleasant Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $495.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,100.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Pleasant Hill include Pleasant Hill Public Library ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets
Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
People
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

Polk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pleasant Hill political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Pleasant Hill workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of Iowa community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Pleasant Hill:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
News about Pleasant Hill
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!