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Pleasant Hill, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Pleasant Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 842 as of July 1, 2018. Pleasant Hill ranks in the lower quartile for 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.

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Pleasant Hill, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 842
Population in Households 842
Population in Familes 697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $30,592
Average Household Income $45,215
Per Capita Income $18,698


Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $94,203
Average Home Value $108,824


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 240
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.51% -0.26%
Households -0.63% -0.34%
Families -0.64% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

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, 2018 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 Density # 551 26th
Diversity Index # 662 10th
Median Household Income # 649 12th
Per Capita Income # 626 15th

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