Pleasant Plains is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 804 people and just one neighborhood, Pleasant Plains is the 680th largest community in Illinois.
Real Estate Prices
Pleasant Plains real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Pleasant Plains house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Pleasant Plains is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pleasant Plains is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Plains who work in office and administrative support (22.25%), sales jobs (10.60%) and teaching (7.90%).
Also of interest is that Pleasant Plains has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Pleasant Plains is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pleasant Plains really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pleasant Plains perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Pleasant Plains doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.