North Plainfield, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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North Plainfield, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
21,501
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
13.0%
Median Home
$272,900
Median Income
$69,566
Median Rent
$1,382

North Plainfield SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
4

North Plainfield, NJ Crime Report

328
Total Crimes
1,527.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.33%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
North Plainfield
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 328 1,527.4 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 47 218.9 206.9 366.7
Murder 1 4.7 2.9 5.0
Robbery 26 121.1 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 46.6 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 281 1,308.6 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 36 167.6 184.6 340.5
Larceny 234 1,089.7 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 51.2 116.4 219.9

North Plainfield, NJ Cost Of Living

119
North Plainfield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense North Plainfield New Jersey National Average
Overall 119 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 104 102 100
Housing 142 158 100
Transportation 107 110 100
Utilities 104 100 100

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Rankings for North Plainfield in New Jersey

Map Of North Plainfield, NJ

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Population over time in North Plainfield

Year Population % Change
2019 21,501 -0.6%
2018 21,640 -2.0%
2017 22,092 -0.1%
2016 22,106 -0.2%
2015 22,156 0.5%
2014 22,056 0.2%
2013 22,001 0.2%
2012 21,960 0.1%
2011 21,942 0.0%
2010 21,932 -

Race / Ethnicity in North Plainfield

White
26.8% (5,755)
African American
17.3% (3,730)
American Indian
0.2% (33)
Asian
3.6% (780)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (118)
Two Or More
2.1% (456)
Hispanic
49.4% (10,629)
Race North Plainfield NJ USA
White 26.8% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 17.3% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 49.4% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in North Plainfield

Female
50.0% (10,751)
Male
50.0% (10,750)
Gender North Plainfield NJ USA
Female 50.0% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in North Plainfield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,505)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,505)
High School / GED
29.0% (6,235)
Some College
22.0% (4,730)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,935)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (3,870)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,290)
Professional Degree
1.0% (215)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (215)
Education North Plainfield NJ USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For North Plainfield, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
4.2% (91,355)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (51,277)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (153,241)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (177,406)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (229,567)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.6% (465,324)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (231,336)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.6% (464,145)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (170,628)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (115,815)
Income North Plainfield NJ USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.6% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.6% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 14.0% 7.7%

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