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Pleasantville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasantville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 41.3861 and longitude -93.2727. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Pleasantville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pleasantville, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Pleasantville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pleasantville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Pleasantville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,690
Population in Households 1,650
Population in Familes 1,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 667
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 677
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 493 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $132,794
Average Home Value $145,081


Median Household Income $51,917
Average Household Income $56,203
Per Capita Income $22,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% -0.01%
Households 0.1% 0.06%
Families 0.27% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


Pleasantville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasantville to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 187 82nd
Population Density1 # 523 48th
Diversity Index2 # 478 52nd
Median Household Income # 541 46th
Per Capita Income # 826 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.