Pleasanton Overview

Pleasanton is a city in the Southeast Bay Area with a population of about 66,000 people. It is known as one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation and was included on Money Magazine’s list of the ’50 Best Cities to Live 2014’. Pleasanton’s highly educated population and workforce reflect a community that values education and actively supports a preeminent school system which ranks among the Top 10 in California. Pleasanton CA, real estate is a wonderful choice for your next home or investment property.

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Things to do in Pleasanton

Pleasanton is home to a slew of events including a free summer series, regular festivals and parades as well as a year round farmers market. With many open air public spaces like the Augustin Bernal Park & Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park your adventurous self can explore. Or you can check out Museum on Main & Pleasanton Old Town for a more historical experience.

Pleasanton History

Before the establishment of Pleasanton in the 1850s, an earlier settlement in the location was called Alisal. Alisal, nicknamed “The Most Desperate Town in the West”, was one of the settlements located along La Vereda del Monte that was a haunt and refuge of bandits and desperados in the era following the beginning of the California Gold Rush.

Pleasanton is located on the lands of the Rancho Valle de San José and Rancho Santa Rita Mexican land grants. Its name came from John W. Kottinger, an Alameda County justice of the peace, who named it after his friend, Union army cavalry Major General Alfred Pleasonton.

In 1917, Pleasanton became the backdrop for the film Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, starring Mary Pickford. Radum Plant was a sand and gravel plant opened in 1931 by Henry J. Kaiser Co., at Radum train station, one mile east of Pleasanton.

Pleasanton supports a thriving business community of more than 4,000 companies, from Fortune 500 to home-grown innovation firms. Pleasanton, CA real estate is a smart choice for families or a smart investor.

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Additional Pleasanton Statistics

72,558

Pleasanton Population

15%

Growth since 2000

1.1%

Pleasanton Transer Tax Rate

25,900

Pleasanton Households

42%

Households with Children

1.09%

Pleasanton Property Tax Rate*

$136.8k

Pleasanton Household Income

59

Pleasanton Square Miles

Very Low

Pleasanton Crime Rate

$1.3m

Average Home Sales Value

40 yo

Average Pleasanton Age

21 yr

Average Pleasanton Residency

* This is not the rate for all properties.

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