Pleasant Grove has the 804th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 13.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Pleasant Grove is part of the Provo metro area. Unemployment in the Provo area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting worse. Provo has the 120th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pleasant Grove is below average at $42,470, and the median cost of a home in Pleasant Grove is $221,400, which is above the national average. 37% of workers in Pleasant Grove hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pleasant Grove. 73% of Pleasant Grove workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 12% walk. People in Pleasant Grove spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.