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Plainfield, NJ Community Information

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History:

Plainfield was originally formed as a township on April 5, 1847, from portions of Westfield Township, while the area was still part of Essex County. On March 19, 1857, it became part of the newly-created Union County. Plainfield was incorporated as a city on April 21, 1869, from portions of Plainfield Township. The city and township coexisted until March 6, 1878, when Plainfield Township was dissolved.

General Information:

Town Name: PLAINFIELD
City Hall: City Hall
Address: 151 Watchung Ave, PLAINFIELD NJ 07060
Phone Number: 908-753-3000
Land Area: 6.0 square miles
Distance to NYC: 32 miles
Town Website: http://www.plainfield.com
Library Website: http://www.plainfieldlibrary.info/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 49,459 Population Density / Mile: 8,271
    Median Age: 36.19 Number of Households: 15,081
    Average Household Size: 3.232 Households with Children: 5,544
    Median Household Income: $56,247
  • Population
    Population: 49,459 Population Density / Mile: 8,271
    % Change in Population Since 2010: 3.54% Male Population: 24,941
    Female Population: 24,518 Median Age: 36.19
  • Households
    Number of Households: 15,081 Average Household Size: 3.232
    Households with Children: 5,544 Households without Children: 5,359
    Family Households: 10,903 Non-Family Households: 950
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $56,247 Average Household Income: $73,304
    Per Capita Income: $22,714 Average Total Household Expenditure: $59,080
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 3

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 49.63 Average January Low Temperature: 21.5
Average January High Temperature: 38.5 Average July Low Temperature: 63.1
Average July High Temperature: 86.6  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  16 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  57 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  43 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  170 Locations
FARM - RANCH  1 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  14 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  163 Locations
HOSPITALITY  6 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  63 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  386 Locations
PET SERVICES  2 Locations
SHOPPING  227 Locations
TRAVEL  17 Locations
School Information:
BOAACD Details/Map
CEDARBROOK K-8 CENTER Details/Map
CHARLES H. STILLMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
CLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
DEWITT D BARLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
EMERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
FREDERIC W COOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
HUBBARD MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
MAXSON MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
PLAINFIELD ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS & ADVANCED STUDIES Details/Map
PLAINFIELD HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
WASHINGTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Boaacd (Secondary School) View Report
Cedarbrook (Elementary School) View Report
Charles H. Stillman (Elementary School) View Report
Clinton (Elementary School) View Report
Dewitt D. Barlow (Elementary School) View Report
Emerson (Elementary School) View Report
Evergreen (Elementary School) View Report
Frederic W. Cook (Elementary School) View Report
Hubbard (Elementary School) View Report
Jefferson (Elementary School) View Report
Maxson (Elementary School) View Report
Paaas (Elementary School) View Report
Plainfield High (Secondary School) View Report
Washington (Elementary School) View Report
Woodland (Elementary School) View Report

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Plainfield, NJ Community Information

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