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Pleasanton, California - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasanton had a population of 77,613 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasanton is located at latitude 37.6672 and longitude -121.8812 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pleasanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 351 feet.

The City of Pleasanton (GNIS ID: 2411441) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pleasanton is located within Livermore-Pleasanton CCD of Alameda County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasanton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasanton: Alisal, Pleasonton.

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Pleasanton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 77,613
Daytime Population: Workers 59,564
Daytime Population: Residents 39,521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 99,085
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 77,163
Population in Familes 67,620
Population in Group Qrtrs 450
Population Density2 3,177
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $127,612
Average Household Income $166,182
Per Capita Income $59,416


Total Housing Units 27,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,126 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,468 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $826,023
Average Home Value $855,124


Total Households 27,594
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 20,960
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.37% 1.33%
Households 1.23% 1.23%
Families 1.23% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Pleasanton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasanton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 115 92nd
Population Density # 433 72nd
Diversity Index # 789 48th
Median Household Income # 72 95th
Per Capita Income # 137 91st

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