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Pleasant is a township in Porter County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Pleasant. For links to other places called Pleasant, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pleasant is 41.296N. The longitude is -86.994W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,759.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pleasant demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Porter County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46347 ZIP code.
34% of Pleasant residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pleasant ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pleasant was $20,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Pleasant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pleasant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $457. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.
Porter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pleasant political report.
The average commute time for Pleasant workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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