Plainfield SnackAbility

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

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Plainfield 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
50,578
Unemployment
10.0%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$235,800
Median Income
$55,657
Median Rent
$1,158

Rankings for Plainfield in New Jersey

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Plainfield, NJ

Population over time in Plainfield

Year Population % Change
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 675.5 245.0 386.3
Murder 23.4 4.2 5.3
Robbery 287.0 100.4 102.8
Aggravated Assault 331.9 124.2 248.5
Property Crime 1870.3 1544.6 2450.7
Burglary 552.5 282.7 468.9
Larceny 1169.4 1135.2 1745.0
Car Theft 148.4 126.6 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Plainfield

White
9.0% (4,532)
African American
40.4% (20,456)
American Indian
0.0% (21)
Asian
1.1% (565)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
6.9% (3,506)
Two Or More
1.3% (657)
Hispanic
41.2% (20,841)
Race Plainfield NJ USA
White 9.0% 56.7% 60.6%
African American 40.4% 12.7% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 9.1% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 6.9% 0.4% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 41.2% 19.3% 17.3%

Household Income For Plainfield, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
7.4% (3,742)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (3,338)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (5,411)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (5,411)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (5,310)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (9,205)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (6,119)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (7,333)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (2,882)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (1,871)
Income Plainfield NJ USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 5.5% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 3.8% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 8.0% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 7.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 10.3% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 15.7% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 17.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 9.0% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 10.8% 5.7%

Gender in Plainfield

Female
49.6% (25,105)
Male
50.4% (25,472)
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
18.2% (9,201)
9-12th Grade
9.6% (4,852)
High School / GED
32.5% (16,424)
Some College
16.4% (8,313)
Associate's Degree
5.2% (2,610)
Bachelor's Degree
11.1% (5,627)
Master's Degree
5.3% (2,671)
Professional Degree
1.0% (480)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (396)
Education Plainfield NJ USA
< 9th Grade 18.2% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 9.6% 5.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 32.5% 28.2% 27.5%
Some College 16.4% 16.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.2% 6.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 11.1% 23.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.3% 10.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.5% 1.3%

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