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Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
Dec. 07, 2020
Cover [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name J C PENNEY CO INC
Document Period End Date Dec. 07, 2020
Amendment Flag false
Entity Central Index Key 0001166126
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-01
Document Type 8-K
Entity Incorporation State 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