Pleasanton

Pleasanton

A major suburb of the San Francisco Bay Area, Pleasanton has been ranked as one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation by the Census Bureau.

Welcome to Pleasantation


Pleasanton is a charming, affluent city situated in the Tri-Valley region of Northern California’s Bay Area. It’s home to more than 70,000 residents and conveniently located about 40 miles east of San Francisco and 25 miles east of Oakland. Pleasanton is served by Interstates I-680 and I-580. A major suburb of the San Francisco Bay Area, Pleasanton has been ranked as one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation by the Census Bureau.

Pleasanton’s intimate-feel, historic downtown offers its residents endless amenities, including unique boutiques, shopping, arts or cultural functions, and leisure activities, as well as more than 220 dining possibilities ranging from specialty cafes to upscale restaurants. Noted for its ‘Top 10’ school system ranking in California, Pleasanton is a natural draw for families with children. Spending quality time outdoors is effortless, with convenient access to 1,200+ acres of beautiful parks and lush, open spaces and trails, complete with stunning vistas.

Pleasanton has gained notoriety through its status as one of the best cities to live in the United States. In 2014, USA Today ranked Pleasanton as one of 'America's 50 Best Cities to Live.' Forbes listed Pleasanton as one of the 'Best Places to Live' in 2014 and also confirmed its economic vitality, ranking the city #9 on its list of the nation's 'Top Earning Towns'.
 

Wineries

 

Rubino Estates Winery

1188 Vineyard Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 484-1699

Dubbed a Cal-Ital Winery, Rubino Estates boast a rich Italian heritage linked to Italian immigrant Ernest Ferrario, who purchased Ruby Hill in 1921 and developed the land into a splendid vineyard. Production was limited during prohibition and a fire destroyed the winery in 1989. In 2002, Mike Callahan purchased the property and lovingly restored it to the exact replica of the original winery building. Owned and operated by three families, Rubino Estates Winery is now regarded as one of the highest-quality vineyards in the Livermore Valley with a strong commitment to quality and sustainability. Amenities include a restaurant, bocce ball, library reserve tastings, and event facilities.


 
 

Ruby Hill Winery

400 Vineyard Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 931-9463

One of Livermore Valley's original wineries, Ruby Hill specializes in estate-grown red blends. Founded in 1883, Ruby Hill Winery was resurrected by Mike Callahan in 2002 and features reasonably priced, award-winning wines. The winery is located in a special microclimate that allows the vines to thrive. Amenities include the Mello Cielo Vineyard Experience, which is a comprehensive, two-hour excursion through the vineyards and winery production facilities on the estate's customized bus.
 
 
 

Golf

 

Callippe Preserve Golf Course

8500 Club House Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-6666

Perched atop a rolling hill of grasslands, surrounded by the extraordinary landscape of the Livermore Wine Country, The Purple Orchid is the premier destination spa and hotel resort in Livermore. The facilities feature 10 rooms and suites that include private fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. Premium amenities include garden and olive orchard views, outdoor pool/hot tub, wine gathering hour, breakfast, full Concierge services, and more.

 


 

Pleasanton Golf Center, Pleasanton Fairways Course

4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566-7001
(925) 462-4653

Located in the middle of the horse racetrack at the Alameda County fairgrounds, Pleasanton Golf Course is perhaps one of the most unusual golf courses in the Bay Area. The 9-hole Pleasanton Fairways Course is comfortable for players of all ages and abilities. Playing time is just two hours with day tournaments running half a day. The course also features a warm-up range and grass tees.

 
 

Hotels & Spas

 

The Rose Hotel

807 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94556
(925) 846-8802

A European-style, boutique hotel in the heart of Pleasanton, The Rose Hotel offers "the friendless of a bed and breakfast and the luxury of a fine hotel." It is conveniently located near numerous restaurants, upscale shops, art galleries, and salons. It is also near the Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area and within one mile of Pleasanton Golf Center and Alameda County Fairgrounds. The deluxe rooms and suites are tastefully designed and include complimentary amenities. The expansive Rose Hotel Boardroom is available for meetings, events, and presentations.


 

Larkspur Landing Pleasanton, All-Suite Hotel

5535 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton, CA, 94588
(888) 734-8514

Larkspur Landing Pleasanton is a home-suite hotel that is ideal for extended stays for both business travelers and vacationers alike. Each all-suite accommodation features a fully equipped kitchen and separate living and sleeping spaces. The hotel offers a state-of-the-art corporate meeting space for up to 60 people. Centrally located in the Bay Area, it is just minutes away from wine country and popular area attractions.
 

Restaurants


Hap's Original

122 West Neal Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 600-9200

Hap's Original is a classic New-York-style steak and seafood house that specializes in preparing dry-aged cuts of beef and fresh seafood. The restaurant features an award-winning wine list of 300+ wines from around the world with a focus on California, Washington, and Region wines.






Nonni's Bistro

425 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 600-0411

Loved by locals as one of the best restaurants on Main Street, Nonni's Bistro is a cozy French bistro located in the heart of Pleasanton. Chef Jon Magnusson, who is originally from Iceland and a longtime world traveler, opened his first bistro in Carmel, Bistro 211. Nonni's Bistro, opened in 2010, is his most recent culinary venture and has quickly become a favorite of both locals and visitors.



Overview for Pleasanton, CA

79,558 people live in Pleasanton, where the median age is 41.1 and the average individual income is $76,394. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,558

Total Population

41.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$76,394

Average individual Income

Around Pleasanton, CA

There's plenty to do around Pleasanton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
72
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
33
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Slider City BBQ & Catering, Arrive Nutrition Center, and Chiffon & Spice.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.72 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.32 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.83 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.32 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.05 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.19 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton has 27,733 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pleasanton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 79,558 people call Pleasanton home. The population density is 3,295.59 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,558

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.1

Median Age

49.36 / 50.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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27,733

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$76,394

Average individual Income

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Schools in Pleasanton, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pleasanton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lighthouse Baptist School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Fei Xiang Bilingual School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Thomas S. Hart Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Phoebe Apperson Hearst Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Hacienda Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Little Flowers Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Henry P. Mohr Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Valley View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Walnut Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Vintage Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Montessori School Of Pleasanton
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
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