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Plano, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Plano is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kendall County at latitude 41.6687 and longitude -88.525. Kendall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Plano, but most people and references simply refer to it as Plano, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Plano indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Plano (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 11,108
Population in Households 11,096
Population in Familes 9,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,489
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 3,629
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 2,712
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,824 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 805 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $145,630
Average Home Value $168,101


Median Household Income $64,094
Average Household Income $76,933
Per Capita Income $25,529
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.79%
Households 0.53% 0.7%
Families 0.49% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.


Plano, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plano 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 # 206 85th
Population Density1 # 486 65th
Diversity Index2 # 60 96th
Median Household Income # 307 78th
Per Capita Income # 603 56th

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