North Plainfield, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

Long before it was called "North Plainfield", it was referred to as "Blue Hills" and was a part of Warren Township. In 1872, North Plainfield Township was incorporated and included current-day North Plainfield, Watchung and Green Brook.

General Information

Town Name: North Plainfield
City Hall: Borough Hall
Address: 263 Somerset Street, NORTH PLAINFIELD NJ 07060
Phone Number: 908-769-2900
Land Area: 2.8 square miles
Distance to NYC: 32.5 miles
Town Website: http://www.northplainfield.org
Library Website: https://sclsnj.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 21,470
Population Density / Mile: 7,608
Median Age: 37.85
Number of Households: 7,343
Average Household Size: 2.92
Households with Children: 2,549
Median Household Income: $70,283

Population

Population: 21,470
Population Density / Mile: 7,608
Change in Population Since 2010: 1.88%
Male Population: 10,789
Female Population: 10,681
Median Age: 37.85

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1551
5-9 years: 1499
10-14 years: 1404
15-19 years: 1342
20-24 years: 1265
25-29 years: 1293
30-34 years: 1448
35-39 years: 1634
40-44 years: 1665
45-49 years: 1654
50-54 years: 1612
55-59 years: 1454
60-64 years: 1198
65-69 years: 961
70-74 years: 668
75-79 years: 378
80-84 years: 230
85+ years: 214

Households

Number of Households: 7,343
Average Household Size: 2.92
Households with Children: 2,549
Households without Children: 2,716
Family Households: 5,266
Non-Family Households: 378

Marital Status

Never Married: 5912
Now Married: 8524
Separated: 490
Widowed: 603
Divorced: 1487

Income

Median Household Income: $70,283
Average Household Income: $82,401
Per Capita Income: $28,205
Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,469

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $26,942
25-44 years: $65,484
45-64 years: $81,700
Over 64 years: $62,671

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 335
$10,000-$15,000 127
$15,000-$20,000 179
$20,000-$25,000 289
$25,000-$30,000 394
$30,000-$35,000 283
$35,000-$40,000 346
$40,000-$45,000 302
$45,000-$50,000 269
$50,000-$60,000 522
$60,000-$75,000 917
$75,000-$100,000 1211
$100,000-$125,000 919
$125,000-$150,000 379
$150,000-$200,000 582
$200,000-$250,000 164
$250,000-$500,000 72
$500,000 up 56

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.

Level of Education

No High School: 1295
Some High School: 890
High School Grad: 4913
Some College: 2823
Associate Degree: 844
Bachelors Degree: 2227
Graduate Degree: 1417

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 60
Blue Collar: 40

Geography

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

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 48
Nitrogen Oxide 138
Ozone 92
Particulate Matter 105
Air Pollution 97

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 13 Locations
Automotive Services 43 Locations
Banks - Financial 29 Locations
Eating - Drinking 80 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 2 Locations
Health Care Services 49 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 24 Locations
Personal Services 242 Locations
Pet Services 1 Locations
Shopping 113 Locations
Travel 13 Locations

Schools

East End Elementary
North Plainfield H Secondary
Somerset Elementary
Stony Brook Elementary
West End Elementary

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