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Plainfield Township is a suburb of Allentown with a population of 6,194. Plainfield Township is in Northampton County. Living in Plainfield Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Plainfield Township there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Plainfield Township and residents tend to be conservative.

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About Plainfield Township...
Population
6,194

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$210,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,197
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    48.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    65.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    309.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Plainfield Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,574
National
$62,843

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