Plainfield, IN

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Living in Plainfield

Plainfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 35,287 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Plainfield is the 36th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Plainfield was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Plainfield economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Plainfield, where the median household income is $62,828.00.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plainfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plainfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainfield who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), sales jobs (10.71%), and management occupations (8.33%).

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.

Even though Plainfield is not a small town, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.

The education level of Plainfield citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.42% of adults in Plainfield have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Plainfield in 2018 was $30,943, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,772 for a family of four. However, Plainfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Plainfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Plainfield include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Plainfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.