Pleasant Plains, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pleasant Plains, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Pleasant Plains had a population of 817 as of July 1, 2017. Pleasant Plains ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Plains is located at latitude 39.8746 and longitude -89.9187 in Sangamon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pleasant Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sangamon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Pleasant Plains (GNIS ID: 2399694) 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 Pleasant Plains is located within Township of Cartwright, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sangamon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasant Plains population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasant Plains: Pleasant Plain.


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Pleasant Plains, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 817
Daytime Population: Workers 335
Daytime Population: Residents 313
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 648
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 705
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 584
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,343
Average Household Income $74,669
Per Capita Income $29,077

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $119,304
Average Home Value $131,992
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.29%
Households 0.35% 0.31%
Families 0.54% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Pleasant Plains, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Plains to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 769 44th
Population Density # 1021 25th
Diversity Index # 978 29th
Median Household Income # 255 81st
Per Capita Income # 492 64th

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