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People

Total Population 904
Male Share of the Population 43.1%
Female Share of the Population 56.9%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 463
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 58.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,875
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.3%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $123,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 17.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pleasant Plains Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62677
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.872
Longitude -89.921

Pleasant Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station LINCOLN
Distance 36.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Pleasant Plains, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Farmingdale (62677)

Richland (62677)

Salisbury (62677)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 1,318 $71,000
Berlin 144 $42,083
Cantrall 233 $168,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Pleasant Plains High Schools

PLEASANT PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 320
217-626-1044
Serves 395 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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