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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River See Local Real Estate
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City: North Plainfield
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About North Plainfield


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in North Plainfield is 4.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. North Plainfield jobs have Increased by 1.32 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, North Plainfield's cost of living is 16.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare North Plainfield's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    North Plainfield's population is 22,140 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.64 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in North Plainfield is $237,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -8.58%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    North Plainfield public schools spend $18,698 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in North Plainfield. Learn more...

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  3/3/2013
Depends on Your LifeStyle

If you don't have school age children, can afford the homes and ridiculous property taxes in the better neighborhoods, work/socialize and do everything else OUTSIDE of... (Read More)

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  8/19/2012
Eh

I haven't lived here that long, but it is so-so. Well, really I don't like it that much...but it could be worse...it could be Plainfield. Route 22 is the big highway... (Read More)

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  3/24/2010
Annoying Traffic

While overall a decent place to live, traffic has been a growing issue for a long time along the busy RT 22 corridor. Now traffic on the weekends has become abysmal,... (Read More)

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