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Plainville, Illinois - Basic Facts

Plainville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Plainville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Adams County at latitude 39.7859 and longitude -91.1854. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Plainville (see map) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plainville: laneville, Stone Prairie, Stone'sXPrairie.

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Plainville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 273
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,188
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $92,647
Average Home Value $103,989


Median Household Income $55,427
Average Household Income $61,915
Per Capita Income $23,942
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.79% 0.58%
Households 1.12% 0.55%
Families -0.29% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Plainville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainville to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1123 18th
Population Density1 # 645 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 1325 3rd
Median Household Income # 529 61st
Per Capita Income # 772 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.