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Plainville, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Plainville had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 271
Daytime Population: Workers 54
Daytime Population: Residents 149
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,179
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $60,646
Average Household Income $69,414
Per Capita Income $26,038


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $84,375
Average Home Value $163,859


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.37%
Households 0.4% 0.19%
Families -0.69% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 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 # 1117 18th
Population Density # 644 53rd
Diversity Index # 1316 4th
Median Household Income # 415 70th
Per Capita Income # 738 46th

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