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Pleasant Grove, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasant Grove is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Utah County at latitude 40.3715 and longitude -111.7411. Utah County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,623 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasant Grove: Battle Creek, Pleasantgrove.

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Pleasant Grove, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 34,672
Population in Households 34,618
Population in Familes 31,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 3,782
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 9,800
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 8,109
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 10,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,696 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,104 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $248,382
Average Home Value $286,600


Median Household Income $60,621
Average Household Income $77,675
Per Capita Income $22,004
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 1.17%
Households 1.03% 1.33%
Families 0.78% 1.19%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   3.55%
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.


Pleasant Grove, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Grove to the other 326 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah 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 # 22 94th
Population Density1 # 16 95th
Diversity Index2 # 125 62nd
Median Household Income # 112 66th
Per Capita Income # 161 51st

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