Most Expensive Plainsboro Neighborhoods
Plainsboro is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 23,429 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Plainsboro is the 84th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Plainsboro are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Plainsboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Plainsboro is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainsboro who work in management occupations (17.30%), computer science and math (17.06%) and office and administrative support (10.60%).
Also of interest is that Plainsboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Plainsboro has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Plainsboro, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the town.
The overall crime rate in Plainsboro is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Plainsboro is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Plainsboro, the average commute to work is 32.71 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Plainsboro is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Plainsboro, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
If knowledge is power, Plainsboro is a pretty powerful place. 71.92% of the adults in Plainsboro have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Plainsboro in 2010 was $49,043, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $196,172 for a family of four.
Plainsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Plainsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plainsboro residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Plainsboro include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, Russian and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Plainsboro's cultural character, accounting for 46.40% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Plainsboro are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Plainsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages, Chinese, Hindi and Indic languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,010|
|PLAINSBORO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||49.41%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||50.59%|
|TYPE OF PLAINSBORO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||28.62%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.86%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.93%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||51.52%|
|SIZE OF PLAINSBORO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.63%|
|AGE OF PLAINSBORO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.97%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||76.62%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||10.21%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.19%|
|PLAINSBORO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$458,060|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,812|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.82%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.60%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||13.39%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||19.35%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||16.44%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||17.49%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||22.48%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||7.49%|
|PEOPLE OF PLAINSBORO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.46%|
|5 TO 17||17.11%|
|18 TO 24||6.35%|
|25 TO 34||18.06%|
|35 TO 54||32.48%|
|55 TO 64||11.24%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.29%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.88%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$96,292|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$49,043|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.28%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (22.02%)
Information Technology (4.49%)
Public Service (2.76%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.64%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.74%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.03%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.57%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.48%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.67%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (48.02%)
Other Asian languages (13.99%)
Indic languages (5.10%)
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