Pleasant Hill, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Pleasant Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 843 as of July 1, 2017. Pleasant Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Hill is located at latitude 36.2515 and longitude -80.8959 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Pleasant Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The Pleasant Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403430) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pleasant Hill Census Designated Place is located within Township of Edwards, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wilkes County.

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

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Pleasant Hill, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 843
Population in Households 843
Population in Familes 695
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 326
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 240
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $92,500
Average Home Value $107,016


Median Household Income $29,405
Average Household Income $43,867
Per Capita Income $18,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% -0.29%
Households -0.71% -0.34%
Families -0.72% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pleasant Hill, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Hill to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 466 37th
Population Density1 # 552 25th
Diversity Index2 # 666 10th
Median Household Income # 655 12th
Per Capita Income # 621 16th

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