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South Plainfield Summary
South Plainfield is located in New Jersey
Latitude: 40.574413
Longitude: -74.414800
Population: 21,796
Area: 8.31 sq. miles
Land: 8.27 sq. miles
Water: 0.03 sq. miles
Population Density: 2,634.19 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 80.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 908
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South Plainfield Demographics

South Plainfield Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male10,68249.01 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female11,11450.99 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.96-0.940.96
Total Population21,796100.00 %--
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South Plainfield Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,3436.16 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1,6177.42 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,6317.48 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years1,3486.18 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years1,1085.08 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years2,71012.43 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years3,81617.51 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years3,20914.72 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,0874.99 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years8573.93 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years1,5857.27 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years1,2045.52 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over2811.29 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.9-38.237.7
18 years and over16,31374.84 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
7,84135.97 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
8,47238.87 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over15,63771.74 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over3,58116.43 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over3,07014.09 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
1,2785.86 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
1,7928.22 %7.92 %7.30 %
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South Plainfield Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race21,26997.58 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
16,94277.73 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,8708.58 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
490.22 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
1,6487.56 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
5882.70 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
1500.69 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
4452.04 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
80.04 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
500.23 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
3291.51 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
780.36 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
10.00 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
10.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
7593.48 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,8848.64 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
1310.60 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
5132.35 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
990.45 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,1415.23 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino19,91291.36 %86.72 %86.30 %
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South Plainfield Social Profile

South Plainfield School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,674100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
4267.51 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
2965.22 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
2,73148.13 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
1,19221.01 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
1,02918.14 %21.21 %22.81 %
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South Plainfield Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over14,933100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
8075.40 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,54110.32 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
5,36935.95 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
12,58584.28 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
2,66917.87 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
9646.46 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
2,58717.32 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
3,58323.99 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
9966.67 %10.98 %8.86 %
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South Plainfield Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported27,340100.00 %--
Arab3031.11 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech2090.76 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish1450.53 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch2720.99 %1.24 %1.58 %
English1,2284.49 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)3051.12 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian1350.49 %0.31 %0.85 %
German3,43412.56 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek950.35 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian6152.25 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish3,60013.17 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian5,45219.94 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian980.36 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian1130.41 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish2,4879.10 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese880.32 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian4931.80 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1580.58 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish3391.24 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak3571.31 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African710.26 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish850.31 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss260.10 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian4271.56 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American5702.08 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh780.29 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3751.37 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries5,78221.15 %28.91 %31.89 %
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South Plainfield Economy

South Plainfield Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over16,944100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
8,18448.30 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
8,76051.70 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
11,34166.93 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
5,99152.83 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
5,35047.17 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
11,34166.93 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
10,98464.83 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
3572.11 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-3.15 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
00.00 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
5,60333.07 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers9,16483.43 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers1,33612.16 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4654.23 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers190.17 %0.21 %0.31 %
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South Plainfield Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations4,12637.56 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations1,17810.72 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations3,05827.84 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations50.05 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9468.61 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,67115.21 %11.97 %14.63 %
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South Plainfield Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining00.00 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction5875.34 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing1,95917.84 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade4934.49 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,24911.37 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6886.26 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information5785.26 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8657.88 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0239.31 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services2,20720.09 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services5374.89 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)5054.60 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration2932.67 %4.54 %4.83 %
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South Plainfield Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households7,140100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1902.66 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
2603.64 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
4836.76 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
5467.65 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
76710.74 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,85826.02 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
1,28317.97 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,31618.43 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3124.37 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1251.75 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$67,487.00-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size3.01-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$22,420.93-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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South Plainfield Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over10,822100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
9,14784.52 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8347.71 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
3263.01 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
1731.60 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
1421.31 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2001.85 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.5 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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South Plainfield Housing

South Plainfield Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units7,302100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
7,14697.86 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
6,36287.13 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
78410.74 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
1562.14 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
140.19 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.50 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate5.30 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.04-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.74-2.352.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units7,302100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
6,37087.24 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
2984.08 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
3905.34 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1341.84 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
290.40 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
741.01 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
70.10 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
00.00 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.02 %0.22 %
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South Plainfield Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units7,302100.00 %--
1 room
50.07 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
270.37 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
1722.36 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
5167.07 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
1,27917.52 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
1,78724.47 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,58921.76 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
1,16415.94 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
76310.45 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)6.4-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units7,146100.00 %--
1.00 or less
6,90796.66 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1652.31 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
741.04 %1.96 %2.54 %
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South Plainfield Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas5,97181.77 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas50.07 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity1652.26 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.97513.35 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke110.15 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood130.18 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel00.00 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used60.08 %0.30 %1.25 %
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South Plainfield Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units6,075100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
170.28 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1622.67 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,83930.27 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,74445.17 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,16019.09 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1472.42 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
60.10 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.70 %0.56 %
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South Plainfield Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage4,41672.69 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
50.08 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
891.47 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
3315.45 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,75428.87 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,54425.42 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
69311.41 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged1,65927.31 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,63226.86 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent94515.56 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent98116.15 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent71711.80 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent5569.15 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,22020.08 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed240.40 %0.57 %0.85 %
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South Plainfield Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units791100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
00.00 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
81.01 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
243.03 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
9211.63 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
25732.49 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
25031.61 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
8310.49 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
779.73 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)976123.39 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent14718.58 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent8610.87 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent12015.17 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent668.34 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent455.69 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more24430.85 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed8310.49 %5.68 %7.77 %

South Plainfield Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None2403.29 %11.75 %9.57 %
11,67122.88 %32.21 %31.22 %
23,47747.62 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more1,75824.08 %13.57 %15.45 %
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