Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania
Cloverleaf with Clairton Boulevard
Cloverleaf with Clairton Boulevard
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°19′56″N 79°57′38″W / 40.33222°N 79.96056°W / 40.33222; -79.96056Coordinates: 40°19′56″N 79°57′38″W / 40.33222°N 79.96056°W / 40.33222; -79.96056
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
Government
 • TypeBorough
 • MayorWilliam Trimbath
 • Council MembersCheryl Lee Freedman - President
Andy Codelka - VP
Eileen Solinas
Marian Haley
Jarrett Niecgorski
Nicole Leckenby
Greg Smith
 • State HouseNick Pisciottano
 • State SenatePam Iovino
 • U.S. HouseMichael F. Doyle
Area
 • Total2.78 sq mi (7.20 km2)
 • Land2.78 sq mi (7.20 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total8,504
 • Density3,055.55/sq mi (1,115.35/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-61328
Websitewww.pleasanthillspa.com

Pleasant Hills is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population was 8,504.[2] Pleasant Hills is a suburb of Pittsburgh.

History

The borough was incorporated into Allegheny County in 1947.[3]

Geography

Pleasant Hills is located at 40°19′56″N 79°57′38″W / 40.33222°N 79.96056°W / 40.33222; -79.96056 (40.332219, -79.960488).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.78 square miles (7.2 km2), all of it land.

Surrounding communities

Pleasant Hills has three borders, including Baldwin to the northwest, West Mifflin to the northeast, and Jefferson Hills to the southeast.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
19503,808
19608,573125.1%
197010,40921.4%
19809,604−7.7%
19908,884−7.5%
20008,397−5.5%
20108,268−1.5%
20208,5042.9%
Sources:[5][6][7][8]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 8,397 people, 3,422 households, and 2,405 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,084.8 people per square mile (1,191.9/km²). There were 3,572 housing units at an average density of 1,312.2 per square mile (507.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.05% White, 1.31% African American, 0.05% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 3,422 households, out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them. 61.3% were married couples living together. 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals. 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42, and the average family size was 2.96.

In the borough, the population was spread out, with 22.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $50,289, and the median income for a family was $60,752. Males had a median income of $44,300 versus $31,881 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $25,083. About 2.5% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

Government and politics

Presidential Elections Results[9][10][11]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2020 50.3% 2,697 48.3% 2,590 1.4% 74
2016 53% 2,469 45% 2,098 2% 59
2012 55% 2,515 44% 2,052 1% 46
Bill Green Shopping Center Opened 1953
Bill Green Shopping Center
Opened 1953

See also

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Pleasant Hills borough, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 21, 2011.
  3. ^ Ackerman, Jan (May 10, 1984). "Town names carry bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. 6. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania" (PDF). 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  7. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  9. ^ EL. "2012 Allegheny County election". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  10. ^ EL. "2016 Pennsylvania general election..." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  11. ^ EL. "2020 Allegheny County general election..." Allegheny County Elections Results. Retrieved 13 August 2021.