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Document and Entity Information Document

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Document and Entity Information Document
Mar. 20, 2020
Mar. 18, 2020
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Document Type   8-K
Document Period End Date   Mar. 18, 2020
Entity Registrant Name   J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.
Entity Central Index Key 0001166126  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code   DE
Entity File Number   1-15274
Entity Tax Identification Number   26-0037077
Entity Address, Address Line One   6501 Legacy Drive
Entity Address, City or Town   Plano
Entity Address, State or Province   TX
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code   75024-3698
City Area Code   972
Local Phone Number   431-1000
Written Communications   false
Soliciting Material   false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer   false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer   false
Entity Emerging Growth Company   false
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member] | Common Stock of 50 cents par value [Member]    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security   Common Stock of 50 cents par value
Trading Symbol   JCP
Security Exchange Name   NYSE
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member] | Preferred Stock Purchase Rights [Member]    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security   Preferred Stock Purchase Rights
Trading Symbol   JCP
Security Exchange Name   NYSE