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Plainville, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Plainville had a population of 272 as of July 1, 2016. Plainville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plainville is located at latitude 39.7848 and longitude -91.1817 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Plainville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Village of Plainville (GNIS ID: 2399685) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Plainville is located within Township of Payson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plainville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Plainville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 272
Population in Households 272
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,183
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $82,500
Average Home Value $148,118


Median Household Income $63,202
Average Household Income $68,924
Per Capita Income $26,007
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.36%
Households 0.46% 0.19%
Families -0.59% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1124 18th
Population Density1 # 648 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 1336 2nd
Median Household Income # 321 77th
Per Capita Income # 648 53rd

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