Pleasant Plains, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 800 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 344  (43.1%)
Females: 456  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62677.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,968 (it was $46,053 in 2000)
Pleasant Plains:

$72,968
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,672 (it was $18,714 in 2000)

Pleasant Plains village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,939 (it was $85,100 in 2000)
Pleasant Plains:

$123,939
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $116,372; detached houses: $118,092; mobile homes: $48,385

Median gross rent in 2017: $805.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pleasant Plains: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.0%
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  • Races in Pleasant Plains, IL (2010)
    • 77696.8%White alone
    • 101.2%Two or more races
    • 70.9%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Pleasant Plains detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Pleasant Plains by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(134.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(137.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(141.2)
2
(248.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(402.7)
1
(135.5)
1
(137.6)
1
(138.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(141.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(250.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(134.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(412.7)
2
(277.8)
5
(694.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(247.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,611)
10
(1,355)
5
(687.8)
4
(555.6)
14
(1,944)
6
(847.5)
8
(995.0)
5
(618.8)
4
(495.7)
1
(123.9)
5
(621.9)
2
(248.8)
2
(250.6)
5
(625.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(138.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)261.781.3193.969.4137.5104.5114.424.837.25.024.910.060.233.8

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City-data.com crime index in Pleasant Plains, IL

Crime rate in Pleasant Plains detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: American (14.9%), German (14.5%), Irish (11.6%), European (6.0%), English (5.1%), Hungarian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/24/1876

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 644 people per square mile   (low).

Pleasant Plains, Illinois map

17 residents are foreign born

This village:

2.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,007 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,075 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (15.6 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (87.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ashland, IL (2.2 miles ),
Tallula, IL (2.2 miles ),
Lake Petersburg, IL (2.8 miles ),
Berlin, IL (2.9 miles),
Petersburg, IL (3.2 miles ),
New Berlin, IL (3.2 miles ),
Athens, IL (3.5 miles ),
Curran, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 89.92 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Pleasant Plains, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pleasant Plains, IL in 2017
Pleasant Plains satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pleasant Plains, IL residents
Average permit cost in Pleasant Plains, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Pleasant Plains, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.8%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.7%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.7%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Pleasant Plains, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)

Average climate in Pleasant Plains, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.725. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.725
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pleasant Plains-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Pleasant Plains village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Plains-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from Pleasant Plains center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from Pleasant Plains center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from Pleasant Plains center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sangamon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pleasant Plains topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pleasant Plains:

  • MENARD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, IL)
  • MENARD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, IL)
  • LEWIS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN VLG (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • CONCORDIA VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • SANGAMON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • FIRST CARE HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • REGENCY NURSING CARE RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Pleasant Plains:

  • 16 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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Plains:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 20 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 20 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 51 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 55 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Western Illinois University (about 58 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Bradley University (about 60 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 62 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Public high school in Pleasant Plains:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pleasant Plains:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Pleasant Plains Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant Plains Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

73.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Pleasant Plains (2011 data):

  • Illinois National Bank: Pleasant Plains Branch at 106 West Main Street, branch established on 1996/06/02. Info updated 2008/03/27: Bank assets: $549.0 mil, Deposits: $492.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illinois National Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Plains:

Marital status in Pleasant Plains, IL
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Plains:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pleasant Plains, IL (based on Sangamon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Sangamon County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Here:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sangamon County:

9.8%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

13.0%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Pleasant Plains:

28.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pleasant Plains:

23.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pleasant Plains:

7.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pleasant Plains:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pleasant Plains:

35.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Pleasant Plains:

79.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pleasant Plains, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$7,198$43,1880$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,392$40,7040$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$2,998
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,310
Financial Administration 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 3$10,590$42,36015$5,808

Pleasant Plains government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($280.00)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($146.25)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($86.25)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($81.25)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($65.00)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($50.00)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($6.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($10.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($6.25)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($3.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $216,000 ($270.00)

Pleasant Plains government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $172,000 ($215.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($2.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($10.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($7.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $269,000 ($336.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $125,000 ($156.25)
    Highways: $23,000 ($28.75)
  • Tax - Property: $84,000 ($105.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($12.50)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.25)

Pleasant Plains government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $258,000 ($322.50)

3.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($36,881 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.20% ($48,524)
from Morgan County, IL  0.19% ($42,549)


4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.30% ($45,023 average AGI)
to Menard County, IL  0.22% ($51,042)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.18% ($39,418)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Plains:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Plains:

  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W201BL (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Plains:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)

Pleasant Plains fatal accident list:

Oct 19, 2013 01:30 PM, Sr-125, Lat: 39.875436, Lon: -89.915203, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 21, 2000 09:10 PM, Sr-125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.6mTotal length
  • 8,800Total average daily traffic
  • 769Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,989Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pleasant Plains)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 301 E Main St (Lat: 39.875056 Lon: -89.919833), Call Sign: KKT452,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2004, Expiration Date: 08/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Registrant: Pec Mobile Communications, 4690 Pec Road, Springfield, IL 62707, Phone: (217) 546-2500, Fax: (217) 546-8131, Email:
  • 1 Mi W Pleasant Plains Rd End Of Farmingdale Rd (Lat: 39.820889 Lon: -89.945944), Call Sign: KIM597,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/1998, Expiration Date: 01/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2004, Registrant: Russel Miner, 15191 Prairie Creek Rd, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677-3481
  • Rt 125 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 39.877000 Lon: -89.924833), Call Sign: KKP887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.510 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 05/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2001, Registrant: Boesdorfer Trucking Inc, Rt 125 W, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677, Phone: (217) 626-1141
  • 1 Mi W & .5 Mi S & .5 Mi W (Lat: 39.870000 Lon: -89.904722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KQA846, Licensee ID: L00020361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 03/16/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2015, Registrant: Tom Johnson, 13317 State Route 125, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677, Phone: (217) 626-1266

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pleasant Plains)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85207 , Serial Number: 7AC3940, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Terry L Blome, 4870 Curtis Roth Ln, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/26/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$91,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 27 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pleasant Plains, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.3%), and Structure Fires (30.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pleasant Plains, IL
    • 12548.3%Outside Fires
    • 7830.1%Structure Fires
    • 4617.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pleasant Plains, IL
Most common first names in Pleasant Plains, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1879.3 years
Robert1765.9 years
William1678.9 years
John1474.3 years
James1174.3 years
Helen1175.8 years
Charles1075.3 years
George1072.5 years
Dorothy1078.3 years
Richard960.3 years
Most common last names in Pleasant Plains, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Willis1169.2 years
Miller1075.4 years
Hagen978.7 years
Kern979.2 years
Tomlin883.4 years
Hinds880.5 years
Hergenrother881.2 years
White771.3 years
Coffin685.3 years
Riley570.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pleasant Plains, IL
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pleasant Plains, IL
  • 59.7%Electricity
  • 37.1%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Other fuel


Pleasant Plains compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.