Plainfield, New Jersey 

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Population

51,097

+4.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$53,099

Median Home Price

$250,000

Best Places to Live in Plainfield, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Plainfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

Local Listings in Plainfield
 $449,888 
824-828 Hillside Ave
Bed 6 | Bath 4 |
 $324,900 
193 Rutledge Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2 |
 $179,900 
539 W 6th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 |

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QUICK FACTS

City: Plainfield
Zip Codes: 07060 07063 07062
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Plainfield is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Plainfield jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Plainfield's cost of living is 13.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Plainfield's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Union county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Plainfield's population is 51,097 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Plainfield is $250,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 29.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Plainfield public schools spend $24,945 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Plainfield. More Education


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Housing Market in Plainfield

It's a good time to buy in Plainfield. Home Appreciation is up 29.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Plainfield Real Estate

The median home price in Plainfield is $250,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Plainfield   4 Reviews
Not bad - 11/30/2008
This city is not as bad as your Newark or Trenton, although it does have it's problems, murder rate is up in 08, and the primary gangs around town are the Bloods and... Read More

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Not so bad - 8/7/2007
Just like anywhere else,there are good and bad areas in Plainfield. I would be careful on the West End, however the East end has beautiful homes that are in the millions... Read More

Its Worth It - 11/1/2006
I and my wife moved here about 1.5 yrs ago. We are both professionals, and while we realize that Plainfield has its problems, it is not the cesspool so many think it is.... Read More


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07060 07063 07062

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NEW LISTINGS IN PLAINFIELD
$449,888
824-828 Hillside Ave
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$324,900
193 Rutledge Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$179,900
539 W 6th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$260,000
964-66 W 8th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$444,900
1163 Cushing Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$170,000
55 Greenbrook Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$245,000
913-15 Stelle Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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