The population was 70,285 at the 2010 census. In 2005 and 2007, Pleasanton was ranked the wealthiest middle-sized city in the United States by the Census Bureau. Pleasanton is home to the headquarters of Safeway, Workday, Ellie Mae, Roche Molecular Diagnostics, Blackhawk Network Holdings, and Veeva Systems. Other major employers include Kaiser Permanente, Oracle, Nordstrom and Macy's. Although Oakland is the Alameda County seat, a few county offices are located in Pleasanton. The Alameda County Fairgrounds are located in Pleasanton, where the county fair is held during the last week of June and the first week of July. Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park is located on the west side of town. Pleasanton was ranked number 4 in USA Today's list of "America's 50 best cities to live in" in 2014, number 63 in Money's list of "The Best Places to Live" in 2010, and was named one of "Americans' Top Hometown Spots" in the United States in 2009 by Forbes. Pleasanton was named the third wealthiest city in terms of earnings in the United States by NerdWallet in 2013 and 2016.
The unemployment rate in Pleasanton is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pleasanton jobs have increased by 1.4%.
Compared to the rest of the country, Pleasanton's cost of living is 127.8% higher than the U.S. average.
June, September, and August are the most pleasant months in Pleasanton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Pleasanton's population is 79,341 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 16.3%.
Average Commute time is 34.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes.
The median home cost in Pleasanton is $1,125,600. Home appreciation in the last 10 years has been 6.7%.
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