Pleasanton

Welcome to Pleasanton

Idyllic homes in peaceful surroundings across the bay from San Francisco
 
Close to mountains, main highways, and lakes, Pleasanton is a delightful area just a few minutes away from exciting amenities. Various restaurants and indoor attractions make Pleasanton a great place to live and work. The area is perfectly residential, with a peaceful, inviting vibe permeating the community. Those who have a taste for the finer things will find a lot to love in Pleasanton, with prestigious golf courses and luxury eateries close by.
 

What to Love

  • Great shopping and dining options
  • Beautiful, spacious homes
  • Family-friendly and peaceful
  • Access to great golfing and nightlife

Local Lifestyle

If you love quiet charm and a small-town vibe, you will love Pleasanton. While the area is peaceful, there are still endless things to do, from walking trails and parks to movie theaters and art galleries. There are many festivals and parades around town, many of which have been beloved institutions for years. Residents love these events and appreciate the opportunity to connect with friends and neighbors, and for visitors, they provide proof of Pleasonton's status as a community to embrace. With year-round sunny weather, beautiful natural environments, and stately homes, Pleasanton is a magnet for professionals, families, and anyone who loves the outdoors.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Meadowlark Dairy is another top pick amongst residents. This long-running ice cream shop serves everything from milk to fresh cheese, ready to be picked up from the ease of the convenient drive-through.
 
Hap's Original Steaks & Seafood is a fabulous steakhouse with a rustic, retro vibe and all your favorite comfort food classics, including prime rib, hand-cut steaks, and grilled chicken. Don't sleep on the extensive wine list, which features pairings for every menu item. Pleasanton is also home to a wine bar extraordinaire. The patio at Cellar Door is perhaps the best place to enjoy craft brews or local wine. It’s right across from Lions Wayside Park — a perfect spot to start your night during the summer, when the park hosts concerts.

For a relaxing afternoon and some flavorful local wine, head to Ruby Hill Winery. Take a seat and enjoy one of the winery's signature tasting flights, which features all of the best-selling flavors. Dine al fresco and in style at Barone’s, the go-to fine dining restaurant in  Pleasanton.

Things to Do

For great shopping options, head to Stoneridge Mall. Here, you'll find a wide variety of retailers, including specialty clothing boutiques and jewelry stores. Lions Wayside Park is a beautiful outdoor space that offers ample opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors through walking paths, playground equipment, and picnic tables.

The Alameda County Fairgrounds hosts all kinds of special events throughout the year, from harvest festivals to an annual RV show that brings out hobbyists of all ages. Community events are at the forefront of life in Pleasanton, and the Pleasanton Farmers' Market is an excellent example. Vendors showcase their wares at this seasonal event, allowing visitors to stock their pantries with fresh produce.

Schools

Pleasanton is served by the Pleasanton Unified School District. Students may attend:

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Overview for Pleasanton, CA

96,860 people live in Pleasanton, where the median age is 41.6 and the average individual income is $71,907.39. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

96,860

Total Population

41.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$71,907.39

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton has 34,173 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pleasanton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 96,860 people call Pleasanton home. The population density is 710.04 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

96,860

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.6

Median Age

49.36 / 50.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
34,173

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$71,907.39

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Pleasanton, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pleasanton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lighthouse Baptist School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Fei Xiang Bilingual School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Thomas S. Hart Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Phoebe Apperson Hearst Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Hacienda Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Little Flowers Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Henry P. Mohr Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Valley View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Walnut Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Vintage Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Montessori School Of Pleasanton
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

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