Most Expensive Plainfield Neighborhoods
Plainfield is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 42,138 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Plainfield is the 45th largest community in Illinois. Plainfield has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Plainfield, where the median household income is $111,536.
Plainfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Plainfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Plainfield is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Plainfield is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainfield who work in management occupations (14.52%), sales jobs (14.18%) and office and administrative support (12.36%).
Also of interest is that Plainfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Plainfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Plainfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Plainfield is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Plainfield, the average commute to work is 35.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Plainfield is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.83% of adults in Plainfield have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Plainfield in 2010 was $36,007, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,028 for a family of four.
Plainfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Plainfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plainfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Plainfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.51% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Plainfield include Irish, German, Italian, Polish, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Plainfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||11,973|
|PLAINFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.41%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.59%|
|TYPE OF PLAINFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||82.45%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||12.71%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.42%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.43%|
|SIZE OF PLAINFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.99%|
|AGE OF PLAINFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||67.07%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||26.81%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.23%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.88%|
|PLAINFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$285,000|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,681|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.43%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.47%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||12.93%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||39.96%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||30.94%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||11.27%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||2.54%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.21%|
|PEOPLE OF PLAINFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.97%|
|5 TO 17||26.61%|
|18 TO 24||7.36%|
|25 TO 34||9.90%|
|35 TO 54||35.41%|
|55 TO 64||7.75%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.01%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.87%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$111,536|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,007|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (15.16%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.86%)
Public Service (4.30%)
Information Technology (2.20%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.76%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.59%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.51%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (20.59%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.49%)
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