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Plainfield, NJ Real Estate

Plainfield, New Jersey is located in Union County. Nearby cities and towns include North Plainfield, Watchung, Fanwood, South Plainfield, Dunellen, Westfield, Middlesex, Mountainside, Colonia, Garwood, Metuchen, New Providence, Iselin, Society Hill, Rahway, Bound Brook, South Bound Brook, Fords, Summit, Avenel, Kenilworth, Highland Park, Woodbridge, Martinsville, Roselle Park, Roselle, Somerset, Franklin Center, Chatham, East Franklin, New Brunswick, Finderne, Linden, Sewaren, Port Reading, Short Hills, Madison, Perth Amboy, Zarephath, Carteret, Middlebush, Voorhees, Clyde, Manville, Green Knoll, Somerville, Weston, East Millstone, Florham Park, Milltown, Sayreville, South Amboy, Six Mile Run, South River, Bernardsville, Elizabeth, Far Hills, Millstone, Blackwells Mills, Raritan, Morristown, Madison Park, Bradley Gardens, Franklin Park, Pleasant Plains, Mendham, Laurence Harbor, Peapack and Gladstone, Newark, East Orange, Roseland, Spotswood, Griggstown, Morris Plains, Cliffwood Beach, Kendall Park, Old Bridge, Brownville, Ten Mile Run, East Newark, Essex Fells, Bayonne, Harrison, Helmetta, Silver Lake, Dayton, Keyport, Matawan, Belle Mead, Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Harlingen, Union Beach, Monmouth Junction, Heathcote, East Rocky Hill, Strathmore, Kearny, Jamesburg, Chester, White House Station, Morganville, Keansburg, North Caldwell, Rocky Hill, Kingston, Mountain Lakes, North Arlington, Victory Gardens, Upper Montclair, Rossmoor, Brookdale, Jersey City, North Middletown, Whittingham, Boonton, Robertsville, Rockaway, Dover, Skillman, Blawenburg, Singac, Succasunna, Port Monmouth, Concordia, Princeton Meadows, Kenvil, Clearbrook Park, Rutherford, Wharton, Secaucus, Cranbury, Plainsboro Center, Yorketown, Clifton, Belford, White Meadow Lake, Hoboken, Lebanon, Lincoln Park, Englishtown, Long Valley, East Rutherford, Princeton, Woodland Park, Totowa, Passaic, Union City, Leonardo, Princeton Junction, Wallington, Califon, Carlstadt, Wood-Ridge, Mount Arlington, Hopewell, Lake Telemark, West New York, Garfield, Lincroft, Moonachie, Budd Lake, Flemington, Hightstown, Netcong, Paterson, Atlantic Highlands, Fairview, Guttenberg, Hasbrouck Heights, Navesink, Twin Rivers, and Annandale. Plainfield is an urban community with a population of 50,444. The median household income is $52,797. In Plainfield, 30% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 42% of the households. Half the population of Plainfield commutes 25 minutes or less to work, with 74% of residents holding white collar jobs and 26% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Plainfield, NJ is 51 years, with 45% of those homes owned, 48% rented, and 7% not occupied. In the previous year, 284 Plainfield properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Plainfield in the previous year was $137,002.

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Plainfield, NJ Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Plainfield, NJ
  • 70% Single
  • 30% Married
New Jersey
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Plainfield, NJ
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male
New Jersey
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Plainfield, NJ

  • 35
  • 39
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • New Jersey

Average Age of Homes in Plainfield, NJ

  • 51
  • 38
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • New Jersey

Vacant Homes in Plainfield, NJ

  • 7%
  • 9%
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • New Jersey

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $63,367
  • $96,286
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • New Jersey

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Plainfield, NJ
  • 45% Owned
  • 48% Rented
New Jersey
  • 58% Owned
  • 33% Rented