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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 - 17:
25.6%
18 - 24:
8.1%
25 - 34:
9.3%
35 - 54:
33.5%
55 - 64:
9.1%
Over 65 Years:
8.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.4%
4.4%
High School Graduates
96.5%
96.5%
College Graduated
52.9%
52.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Plainfield
$43,913
$43,913
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Plainfield
$130,614
$130,614
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
2.4%

Employment Industries in Plainfield

 
Retail
14.2%
14.2%
Healthcare
13.2%
13.2%
Education
10.0%
10.0%
Manufacturing
9.5%
9.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
9.2%
9.2%
Finance
6.4%
6.4%
Transportation
5.4%
5.4%
Accommodation
4.7%
4.7%
Construction
4.6%
4.6%
Wholesale
4.2%
4.2%
Other
4.0%
4.0%
Public Service
3.8%
3.8%
Administration
3.2%
3.2%
Arts
2.3%
2.3%
Information Technology
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
70.9%
70.9%
Black Or African American
7.1%
7.1%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
8.5%
8.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.7%
2.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.7%
10.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
22.9%
22.9%
Irish
16.1%
16.1%
Polish
13.3%
13.3%
Italian
10.7%
10.7%
English
7.4%
7.4%
Swedish
2.2%
2.2%
Scottish
1.8%
1.8%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.6%
1.6%
Czech
1.4%
1.4%
Greek
1.2%
1.2%
Norwegian
1.1%
1.1%
European
1.0%
1.0%
Lithuanian
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Croatian
0.8%
0.8%
Slovak
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
African
0.5%
0.5%
Egyptian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.7%
84.7%
Spanish
6.0%
6.0%
Langs. of India
1.4%
1.4%
Tagalog
1.3%
1.3%
Polish
1.1%
1.1%
Chinese
0.9%
0.9%
Other Indo-European
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
Urdu
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Plainfield Residents:
10.1%