Situated in the San Francisco Bay area’s east bay in Contra Costa County, California, there’s a 7.1 square mile community known as Pleasant Hill, California. Appropriately named, Pleasant Hill is immaculately maintained with a quaintly decorated and revitalized downtown area, shopping district, parks, golf, spas, and more. But that wasn’t always the case. Pleasant Hill began to sprout in the early 1920s with residential lots taking over the agricultural lands, but the downtown area and main street district were not developed until the turn of the millennium. By the year 2,000, plans were underway by local leaders and community members to revitalize their community.

There are approximately 34,497 residents making themselves right at home in the 94523 zip code. The average annual household income for residents living in Pleasant Hill is $84,183, slightly above the state’s average annual household income of of $64,500. Homes in Pleasant Hill, California hold average values of around $639,000.

Students who attend public school in Pleasant Hill, California attend schools governed by Mt. Diablo Public School District. Within the district, there are six elementary schools, three middle schools, and one high school. There are also two private schools. Additionally, Pleasant Hill is home to Diablo Valley College, John F. Kennedy University, and Paul Mitchell the School. Furthermore, The Pleasant Hill Library branch of the Contra Costa County Library System is located in Pleasant Hill.

Within the confines of Pleasant Hill, the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District manages ten community parks. Other areas of interest and things to do include Century Theater, Soldiers Memorial Monument, or visiting the shops and restaurants in the revitalized downtown and Main Street areas. And, with its proximity to other major surrounding cities, the options for dining and recreation are literally endless.

You probably won’t need an umbrella, and you definitely won’t need snow shoes. Pleasant Hill, California receives approximately 19 inches of rain each year, spread across 38 days with measurable precipitation. There’s no snow to speak of in Pleasant Hill. Summer high temperatures average around 87 degrees while winter lows average around 40 degrees.

Public transportation in Pleasant Hill, California is provided, in part, by the Bay Area Regional Transit Service, and by the County Connection Commuter Service. Furthermore, Contra Costa County provides transportation for senior citizens and Contra Costa County’s commuter transportation. Residents and guests traveling by air do so via the Oakland International Airport.

Pleasant View may not be an urban hotbed of recreation and nightlife, but it does have easy access to modern conveniences and offers a different kind of appeal. Pleasant View is appreciated by its residents for its safety, for its small town vibe, community spirit, and for the way the community lends itself to living full, healthy, happy lifestyles.

When you have the opportunity to hand-choose the community in which you raise your household in California’s beautiful San Francisco Bay area, you’d be remiss not to consider all the possibilities on offer by Pleasant View, California, a wonderful place to call home.

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