Pleasanton, a city located in Alameda County, California, was incorporated in 1894. It is a suburb in the San Francisco Bay Area located approximately 25 miles east of the city of Oakland, and 6 miles west of Livermore. The population was 70,300 at the 2010 census. In 2005 and 2007, Pleasanton was ranked the wealthiest middle-sized city in the United States by the Census Bureau. Pleasanton is home to the corporate headquarters of the major supermarket Safeway Inc., Blackhawk Network, and retailer Ross Stores. Employment opportunities are abundant in the city. In terms of local government Oakland is the Alameda County seat, thus a few county offices and a courthouse are located in Pleasanton. Plus there are numerous services and shopping available through out the town. The Alameda County Fairgrounds are located in Pleasanton and are held during the last week of June and the first week of July.
Some of the numerous events at the Alemeda County Fairgrounds are:
Scottish Highland Gathering and Games, which dates back to the 1860s and is one of the largest two-day Scottish festivals in North America
The Pirates Of Emerson Haunted House for Halloween
The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association have several events during the season
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park is located on the west side of town and plenty of other public parks and open spaces.
There is also a fabulous municipal golf course: Callippe Preserve Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72 course that is 6,800 yards
In 2010 Pleasanton was # 63 in Money's list of "The Best Places to Live", plus was also named in 2010 one of "Americans' Top Hometown Spots" in the United States by Forbes Magazine.
There are currently 101 resale and new homes in Pleasanton available plus some have video tours, as well as 102 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average home listing price for homes for sale in Pleasanton CA was $1,100,020 for the week ending April 2, which represents a decrease of 3.1%, or $23,920, compared to the prior week.
The average home’s price per square foot for Pleasanton CA was $360, this represents an increase of 20% compared to the same period last sales period of - 2012. The median homes sales price for homes in Pleasanton CA for Dec 12 to Feb 13 was $700,000 based on 180 home sales as reported in county records. Compared to the same period one year ago in 2012, the median home sales price showed an increased 33%, or $170,500, and the number of home sales decreased 13%.
The two zip codes that cover the city are: 94566, 94588
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