Plainfield, Illinois 

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Population

41,978

+17.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$111,536

Median Home Price

$252,800

Best Places to Live in Plainfield, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Plainfield, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime
 $443,250 
26116 W Chatham Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3199 SqFt
 $429,990 
26638 W Red Apple Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2738 SqFt
 $439,990 
26632 W Red Apple Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2986 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Plainfield
Zip Codes: 60585
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Plainfield is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Plainfield jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Plainfield's cost of living is 1.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Plainfield's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Plainfield, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Will county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Plainfield's population is 41,978 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 17.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 36.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Plainfield is $252,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Plainfield public schools spend $9,912 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.1 students per teacher in Plainfield. More Education



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Housing Market in Plainfield

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Reviews for Plainfield   13 Reviews
Housing - 5/28/2014
Plenty of housing in Plainfield, Joliet, IL area but norm on rent for a three bedroom house is around $2000.00... Read More

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Grand Park Subdivision - 2/8/2013
We transferred from the East Coast to Chicagoland and did not know where to live....We have kids and did NOT want the excess (read Drug Problems) in Naperville....Our... Read More

Plainfleld, IL - 1/13/2013
Plainfield is a good place to live, housing is descent, low crime. ... Read More


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60585

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$443,250
26116 W Chatham Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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26638 W Red Apple Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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Bed 4 | Bath 4

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