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Plainfield
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Plainfield Residents

Plainfield Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
43,110
Unemployment Rate
3%
Poverty Rate
2.4%
Non-Citizens
3.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 86 responses
  • racist
    34%
  • self-centered
    22%
  • Fake
    15%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • relics of the past
    8%
  • Family oriented
    5%
  • Would talk to random strangers that walk by, nice
    2%

Plainfield Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    71%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • Asian
    9%
  • African American
    7%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    18%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    8%

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Income

Median Household Income
$130,614
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    5%
  • $25-$44k
    5%
  • $45-$74k
    13%
  • $75-$149k
    37%
  • $150k+
    40%
Median Individual Income
$52,161
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    19%
  • $15-$34k
    19%
  • $35-$64k
    21%
  • $65k+
    41%

Community

Poll
20%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 87 responses
Poll
69%
of people say LGBT is not supported in the community. 88 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 78 responses
  • You will regret moving here very quickly
    44%
  • Don't drink the water here.
    19%
  • Traffic is terrible here.
    18%
  • Its a community where people can get involved in.
    9%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    4%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%
  • Small town with little people
    3%

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