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Pleasantville, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Pleasantville had a population of 1,773 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasantville is located at latitude 41.3861 and longitude -93.2727 in Marion County. 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. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Pleasantville (GNIS ID: 2396237) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pleasantville is located within Township of Pleasant Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasantville 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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Pleasantville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,773
Daytime Population: Workers 495
Daytime Population: Residents 826
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,321
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,737
Population in Familes 1,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 700
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $53,277
Average Household Income $64,854
Per Capita Income $25,939


Total Housing Units 764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $129,237
Average Home Value $141,859


Total Households 714
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 455
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.58%
Households 0.8% 0.72%
Families 0.91% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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, 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 # 184 82nd
Population Density # 486 52nd
Diversity Index # 541 47th
Median Household Income # 548 46th
Per Capita Income # 650 36th

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