In the last 20 years, Pleasanton's bedroom community has rapidly grown into one of the most sought after addresses in the Bay Area. Pleasanton started out as an agricultural community revolving around dairy farms, hop fields and vineyards. Now, Pleasanton is a host to top employers such as, AT&T, and large business parks such as, hacienda Business Park, while still retaining the small town family feel.
62% of the residents are married and kids under the age of 18 make up over 25% of the population. Pleasanton offers entertainment for all ages and boasts one of the largest sports parks in Northern California. They have 24 multi-purpose fields, a basketball court, a volleyball court, 3 play areas for kids, walking trails, a skateboard park, and more.
Some of Pleasanton's advantages include, low crime rate, easy commute to many major bay area cities, major shopping centers and a quaint, old fashioned downtown area. Pleasanton has some of the highest school rankings, with most of their schools in the top 10%.