Plainfield, IL
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Plainfield Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Plainfield Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
44,308

Age

PEOPLE OF Illinois DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.07
5 To 17 25.39
18 To 24 8.86
25 To 34 9.01
35 To 54 34.03
55 To 64 8.98
65 Years And Over 7.66

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.9
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 96.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 51.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Plainfield 41970 35897.36087500401 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Plainfield 126127 58338.00357316312 #6EBE44
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
2.1%

Employment Industries in Plainfield

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Retail 15.0
Healthcare 13.1
Manufacturing 10.0
Education 9.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.0
Finance 7.3
Transportation 5.7
Accommodation 5.2
Construction 4.3
Wholesale 3.8
Other 3.6
Public Service 3.2
Administration 3.1
Information Technology 2.6
Arts 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 68.3
Black Or African American 7.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 7.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 13.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 22.6
Irish 16.6
Polish 14.1
Italian 11.0
English 6.2
Swedish 2.4
Scottish 1.9
French 1.7
Dutch 1.3
Czech 1.3
Norwegian 1.1
Greek 1.1
European 1.0
Slovak 0.8
Lithuanian 0.8
Scots-Irish 0.8
Croatian 0.7
Russian 0.7
Hungarian 0.5
African 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 83.8
Spanish 8.3
Langs. of India 1.4
Polish 1.1
Chinese 0.9
Tagalog 0.8
Other Indo-European 0.8
Other Asian languages 0.6
Urdu 0.6
Arabic 0.6
Vietnamese 0.4
Korean 0.4
African languages 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.1
Greek 0.1
Thai 0.1
French 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.0
Hungarian 0.0

Foreign Born Plainfield Residents:
10.4%