Plainfield, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 15,405.
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 7,548  (49.0%)
Females: 7,857  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06374.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,383 (it was $42,851 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$60,383
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,838 (it was $18,706 in 2000)

Plainfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,839 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$179,839
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $225,819; detached houses: $236,745; townhouses or other attached units: $195,403; in 2-unit structures: $131,541; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,647; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,894; mobile homes: $159,479
March 2019 cost of living index in Plainfield: 126.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Plainfield, CT (2010)
    • 13,98990.8%White alone
    • 6514.2%Hispanic
    • 3202.1%Two or more races
    • 1601.0%Black alone
    • 1571.0%Asian alone
    • 850.6%American Indian alone
    • 310.2%Other race alone
    • 120.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Plainfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Connecticut as of January 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainfield is 856 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Plainfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(26.0)
2
(13.0)
4
(25.7)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.7)
2
(13.0)
3
(19.5)
2
(13.1)
1
(6.6)
10
(66.4)
7
(46.6)
6
(40.0)
6
(39.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(32.5)
1
(6.5)
2
(12.9)
2
(12.9)
2
(12.9)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.5)
5
(32.4)
3
(19.7)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
4
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(26.0)
6
(38.9)
14
(90.1)
10
(64.3)
5
(32.2)
3
(19.1)
4
(25.9)
6
(38.9)
10
(65.7)
11
(72.4)
7
(46.4)
3
(20.0)
6
(40.0)
14
(93.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(260.1)
29
(188.1)
38
(244.6)
36
(231.5)
46
(296.4)
27
(171.8)
18
(116.6)
36
(233.6)
6
(39.4)
5
(32.9)
14
(92.9)
18
(119.9)
14
(93.3)
6
(39.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(552.7)
76
(492.9)
60
(386.2)
77
(495.1)
47
(302.9)
24
(152.7)
28
(181.4)
72
(467.2)
87
(571.5)
92
(605.8)
63
(418.0)
35
(233.1)
49
(326.4)
53
(352.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(130.1)
20
(129.7)
13
(83.7)
17
(109.3)
4
(25.8)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.9)
13
(84.4)
16
(105.1)
4
(26.3)
7
(46.4)
8
(53.3)
5
(33.3)
15
(99.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.0)
2
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
4
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)86.563.494.666.645.235.135.074.963.650.491.371.362.279.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Plainfield, CT

Crime rate in Plainfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Ancestries: French (23.8%), Irish (16.4%), English (12.6%), French Canadian (12.0%), German (10.9%), Italian (9.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1699

Elevation: 203 feet

Land area: 42.3 square miles.

Population density: 364 people per square mile   (very low).

Plainfield, Connecticut map

459 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:

3.1%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Plainfield town:

1.5% ($1,562)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cranston, RI (24.0 miles , pop. 79,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (60.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (118.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Moosup, CT (1.3 miles ),
Plainfield Village, CT (1.4 miles ),
Wauregan, CT (1.7 miles ),
Sterling, CT (2.2 miles ),
Canterbury, CT (2.2 miles ),
Brooklyn, CT (2.5 miles ),
East Brooklyn, CT (2.5 miles ),
Danielson borough, CT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 71.91 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Plainfield, CT in 2017
Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainfield, CT residents
Average permit cost in Plainfield, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Plainfield, CT
Historical housing units in Plainfield, CT
Most common industries in Plainfield, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Plainfield, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plainfield, Connecticut average temperatures Plainfield, Connecticut average precipitation Plainfield, Connecticut humidity Plainfield, Connecticut wind speed Plainfield, Connecticut snowfall Plainfield, Connecticut sunshine Plainfield, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.10. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the Plainfield town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 45.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from Plainfield center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from Plainfield center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from Plainfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainfield:

  • VILLA MARIA NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY, INC (20 BABCOCK AVE)
  • VILLAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE INC (16 WINDSOR AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Plainfield:

  • PIERCE MEM BAPTIST HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BROOKLYN, CT)
  • WOODPECKER HILL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENE, RI)
  • REGENCY HEIGHTS OF DANIELSON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DANIELSON, CT)
  • NANCY ANN NURSING HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FOSTER, RI)
  • WESTVIEW NURSING CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DAYVILLE, CT)
  • ALPINE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)
  • DOUGLAS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINDHAM, CT)

Amtrak station near Plainfield:

  • 18 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; Willimantic, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 17 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • University of Connecticut (about 20 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 22 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 23 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Bryant University (about 25 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Connecticut College (about 25 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

See full list of schools located in Plainfield

Libraries in Plainfield:

  • PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $563,327; Location: 39 RAILROAD AVE.; 63,909 books; 3,678 audio materials; 3,695 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 38 state licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • CENTRAL VILLAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $563,327; Location: 51 BLACK HILL RD.; 63,909 books; 3,678 audio materials; 3,695 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 38 state licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY operating income is only $26,213. This is also true for CENTRAL VILLAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY and ALDRICH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainfield: Quinebaug Valley Trout Hatchery (A), Plainfield Industrial Park (B), Plainfield Fire Marshal's Office (C), Plainfield Fire Company 1 Station 95 (D), Plainfield Public Library (E), Central Village Fire Department Station 97 (F), Aldrich Free Public Library (G), American Legion Ambulance (H), Atwood Hose Fire Company Station 96 (I), Moosup Fire Department Station 94 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Plainfield Parkade Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Plainfield include: All Hallows Church (A), Central Assembly of God Church (B), Central Village Congregational Church (C), Church of the Living God (D), First Congregational Church of Plainfield (E), Moosup Baptist Church (F), Open Bible Baptist Church (G), Packerville Baptist Church (H), Saint John the Apostle Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Plainfield Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), New Plainfield Cemetery (5), Old Plainfield Cemetery (6), Packer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Snake Meadow Pond (A), Wauregan Pond (B), Evans Pond (C), Stanton Pond (D), Moosup Pond (E), Packers Pond (F), Roger Lake (G), Cedar Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moosup River (A), Palmer Brook (B), Snake Meadow Brook (C), Wood Brook (D), Angell Brook (E), Apple Tree Meadow Brook (F), Ekonk Brook (G), Tyler Brook (H), Tennant Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plainfield include: Squaw Rock State Park (1), Wauregan Historic District (2), Plainfield Street Historic District (3), Rams Athletic Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Plainfield Town - Administrative Departments- Libraries- Moosup (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 299 Main) (1), Pachaug Outdoor Club (Recreation Areas; Griswold) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Gift Shop Plainfield Motel (1 Moosup) (1), Best Western Plainfield Yankee (55 Lathrop Road) (2), Ballards Restaurant & Pub (Lathrop Road) (3), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (18 Pratt Rd) (4), Weston Manor Bed & Breakfast (155 Weston Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Plainfield Town - Administrative Departments- Probate Court (8 Community Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: William A. Barstow - (1813-1865), governor of Wisconsin, Gil Bouley - Football player, James Monroe (congressman) - Politician, James Wright Gordon - Politician, Nathan F. Dixon I - Politician.

Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.9%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

3.9%

People in group quarters in Plainfield in 2010:

  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Plainfield in 2000:

  • 149 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Plainfield (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Plainfield Branch at 16 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1979/08/27. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Eastern Federal Bank: Plainfield Branch at 14 Lathrop Road, branch established on 2004/02/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $163.1 mil, Deposits: $119.2 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Putnam Bank: Plainfield Branch at 11 Pratt Road, branch established on 2000/09/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $468.1 mil, Deposits: $336.7 mil, headquarters in Putnam, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield:

Marital status in Plainfield, CT
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainfield, CT (based on Windham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,70018
Mainline Protestant6,33039
Evangelical Protestant4,49537
Other1,11912
Orthodox2052
Black Protestant1801
None64,399-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Here:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Windham County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Here:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
This county:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Windham County:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Windham County:

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Windham County:

18.7%
State:

15.8%

5.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New London County, CT  1.08% ($38,333 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($45,753)
from Worcester County, MA  0.62% ($55,716)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New London County, CT  1.23% ($39,711 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.67% ($45,733)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($37,606)
Businesses in Plainfield, CT
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets5
CVS1Mazda1
Curves1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry2Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Volkswagen1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Plainfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 233ft / 70.5mTotal length
  • $14,024,000Total costs
  • 339,543Total average daily traffic
  • 34,278Total average daily truck traffic
  • 424,734Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plainfield, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plainfield, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 45 Spaulding Road (Lat: 41.674806 Lon: -71.879111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN759
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard Byrne, 388 Norwich Road (Lat: 41.692806 Lon: -71.907111), Type: 51.2, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, 388 Norwich Road (Lat: 41.692806 Lon: -71.907111), Type: 51.2, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, 388 Norwich Road (Lat: 41.692806 Lon: -71.907111), Type: 51.2, Structure height: 09015 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 85 Roper Road (Lat: 41.744000 Lon: -71.877167), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 09015 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Tillman Infrastructure, LLC, Dmstipo@tillmaninfrastructure.Com, 27th Floor, New Y-ork, Phone: (212) 706-1677

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 41.681417 Lon: -71.914028, Call Sign: WPDA852,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.437 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/13/2023, Certifier: Lee Rummel, Registrant: Tactical Communications. Inc, 29 Soundview Rd, Guilford, CT 06437, Phone: (203) 453-2389, Fax: (203) 458-9247, Email:
  • Lat: 41.671389 Lon: -71.903889, Call Sign: WQCG412,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2014, Expiration Date: 02/25/2025, Certifier: Denny Lewis, Registrant: Lowes Rdc 1421, 1421 Lowes Way, Plainfield, CT 06374, Phone: (860) 317-4000
  • 796 Norwich Road (Lat: 41.665833 Lon: -71.917222), Call Sign: WQDI950,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2015, Certifier: Danette Clarno, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • NORWICH RD, 210 Norwich Rd (Lat: 41.705222 Lon: -71.904694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQVS385,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.8600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 04/28/2025, Certifier: Michael G Surpenant, Registrant: J & S Radio Sales Inc, 1147 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, Phone: (860) 456-2667, Fax: (860) 456-4479, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainfield)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 79
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
Fire incident types in Plainfield, CT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainfield, CT
  • 80.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainfield, CT
  • 61.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood


Plainfield compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
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  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 (06374) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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