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: 21,508
Population Density / Mile: 7,621
Median Age: 38.18
Number of Households: 7,352
Average Household Size: 2.922
Households with Children: 2,519
Median Household Income: $72,005

Population

Population: 21,508
Population Density / Mile: 7,621
Change in Population Since 2010: 2.06%
Male Population: 10,806
Female Population: 10,702
Median Age: 38.18

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1520
5-9 years: 1511
10-14 years: 1435
15-19 years: 1334
20-24 years: 1261
25-29 years: 1284
30-34 years: 1393
35-39 years: 1600
40-44 years: 1659
45-49 years: 1634
50-54 years: 1615
55-59 years: 1477
60-64 years: 1238
65-69 years: 987
70-74 years: 718
75-79 years: 409
80-84 years: 225
85+ years: 208

Households

Number of Households: 7,352
Average Household Size: 2.922
Households with Children: 2,519
Households without Children: 2,747
Family Households: 5,266
Non-Family Households: 384

Marital Status

Never Married: 6452
Now Married: 8134
Separated: 325
Widowed: 606
Divorced: 1524

Income

Median Household Income: $72,005
Average Household Income: $83,713
Per Capita Income: $28,639
Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,768

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $59,333
25-44 years: $71,857
45-64 years: $81,185
Over 64 years: $49,642

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 265
$10,000-$15,000 113
$15,000-$20,000 138
$20,000-$25,000 241
$25,000-$30,000 485
$30,000-$35,000 299
$35,000-$40,000 300
$40,000-$45,000 311
$45,000-$50,000 248
$50,000-$60,000 485
$60,000-$75,000 971
$75,000-$100,000 1171
$100,000-$125,000 1033
$125,000-$150,000 473
$150,000-$200,000 570
$200,000-$250,000 140
$250,000-$500,000 61
$500,000 up 49

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: 1238
Some High School: 1080
High School Grad: 4811
Some College: 2838
Associate Degree: 974
Bachelors Degree: 2316
Graduate Degree: 1191

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 11 Locations
Automotive Services 44 Locations
Banks - Financial 29 Locations
Eating - Drinking 82 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 2 Locations
Health Care Services 56 Locations
Hospitality 1 Locations
Organizations - Associations 23 Locations
Personal Services 236 Locations
Pet Services 1 Locations
Shopping 113 Locations
Travel 12 Locations

Schools

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

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