Pleasant Plains, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 777. Estimated population in 2021: 738 (-5.0% change)
Males: 370 (47.6%), Females: 407 (52.4%)

Sangamon County

Zip code: 62677

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $46,053
Median house value: $85,100

Races in Pleasant Plains:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (37.2%), English (13.9%), Irish (11.2%), United States (7.6%), Polish (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Map of Pleasant Plains, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Plains

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Plains village

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+1.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Plains:

  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 21 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pleasant Plains:

  • CAPITAL (about 18 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 56 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 69 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Pleasant Plains:

  • JACKSONVILLE MUNI (about 23 miles; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: IJX)
  • HAVANA REGIONAL (about 25 miles; HAVANA, IL; Abbreviation: 9I0)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 32 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)

Amtrak station near Pleasant Plains:

  • 20 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Plains:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 24 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 62 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)

Public high school in Pleasant Plains:

  • PLEASANT PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: PO BOX 320; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Pleasant Plains:

  • FARMINGDALE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 535; Location: 2473 N FARMINGDALE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PLEASANT PLAINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 2455 N FARMINGDALE; Grades: 05 – 08)

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