Plainfield SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
4

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Plainfield, New Jersey Info Snack

Plainfield is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States, known by its nickname as "The Queen City". As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population increased to 49,808, its highest ever recorded population in any decennial census, with the population having increased by 1,979 (+4.1%) from the 47,829 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,262 (+2.7%) from the 46,567 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
51,097
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
20.9%
Median Home
$236,400
Median Income
$56,425
Median Rent
$1,170

Rankings for Plainfield in New Jersey

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Map Of Plainfield, NJ

Population over time in Plainfield

Year Population % Change
2017 51,097 1.0%
2016 50,578 -0.2%
2015 50,678 0.5%
2014 50,423 0.7%
2013 50,065 0.7%
2012 49,701 0.7%
2011 49,365 0.7%
2010 49,043 -

Crime in Plainfield Per 100k

Crime Plainfield NJ USA
Violent Crime 629.6 228.8 382.9
Murder 7.8 3.6 5.3
Robbery 341.3 87.7 98.0
Aggravated Assault 253.0 120.8 248.9
Property Crime 2069.3 1555.5 2362.0
Burglary 455.1 265.3 430.4
Larceny 1424.0 1155.1 1694.0
Car Theft 190.3 135.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Plainfield

White
8.7% (4,429)
African American
39.2% (20,029)
American Indian
0.1% (56)
Asian
1.0% (508)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
6.3% (3,222)
Two Or More
1.1% (572)
Hispanic
43.6% (22,281)
Race Plainfield NJ USA
White 8.7% 56.1% 61.5%
African American 39.2% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 9.4% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 6.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 43.6% 19.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Plainfield, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
7.6% (388,337)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (306,582)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (546,737)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (577,396)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (521,189)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (924,855)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (592,725)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (735,796)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (311,691)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (204,388)
Income Plainfield NJ USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 5.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 3.5% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 7.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 7.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 10.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 15.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 17.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 11.9% 6.3%

Gender in Plainfield

Female
49.6% (25,324)
Male
50.4% (25,772)
Gender Plainfield NJ USA
Female 49.6% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Plainfield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
17.7% (9,044)
9-12th Grade
9.6% (4,919)
High School / GED
34.1% (17,407)
Some College
15.9% (8,116)
Associate's Degree
5.5% (2,834)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (5,620)
Master's Degree
4.3% (2,182)
Professional Degree
1.2% (623)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (347)
Education Plainfield NJ USA
< 9th Grade 17.7% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.6% 5.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 34.1% 27.9% 27.3%
Some College 15.9% 16.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.5% 6.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.3% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.5% 1.4%

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