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 805 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasant Plains: Pleasant Plain.

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


Total Population 805
Population in Households 805
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 576
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $121,019
Average Home Value $132,461


Median Household Income $68,037
Average Household Income $72,139
Per Capita Income $27,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.02%
Households 0.15% 0.06%
Families 0.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

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, 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 # 772 44th
Population Density1 # 1036 24th
Diversity Index2 # 990 28th
Median Household Income # 259 81st
Per Capita Income # 486 65th

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