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Pleasanton is a city in Alameda County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after Civil War Gen. Alfred Pleasonton.
The latitude of Pleasanton is 37.662N. The longitude is -121.873W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 348 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 65,982.
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14% of Pleasanton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pleasanton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pleasanton was $41,623, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of Pleasanton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pleasanton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,152. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,186.
Libraries in Pleasanton include Pleasanton Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pleasanton include Tri-Valley Herald
Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pleasanton political report.
Pleasanton restaurants taking online reservations include Faz Pleasanton, Mahalo Grille, Pasta's Trattoria - Pleasanton ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Pleasanton workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pleasanton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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