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 2013: $54,617 (it was $42,851 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$54,617
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,677 (it was $18,706 in 2000)

Plainfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $178,661 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$178,661
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $213,875; Detached houses: $222,080; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,845; In 2-unit structures: $176,057; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,011; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,046; Mobile homes: $45,321
  • Races in Plainfield, CT (2010)

    Plainfield races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Plainfield: 127.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,CT real estate house value index trend

Plainfield, Connecticut map

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

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

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

This town:

3.1%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Connecticut as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,029 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Plainfield town:  1.5% ($1,562)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 71.91 W

Area code: 860

Plainfield household income distribution Plainfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Plainfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 3000001000000
per 100,000 20.40.00.00.00.00.06.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 7030424102232
per 100,000 47.60.019.80.026.013.025.76.40.012.713.019.513.1
Robberies 0030512221153
per 100,000 0.00.019.80.032.56.512.912.912.96.46.532.419.7
Assaults 47303126461410534610
per 100,000 319.7202.0205.1170.426.038.990.164.332.219.125.938.965.7
Burglaries 8870312640293836462718366
per 100,000 598.5471.2205.1170.4260.1188.1244.6231.5296.4171.8116.6233.639.4
Thefts 196168103125857660774724287287
per 100,000 1,333.11,130.9681.4819.0552.7492.9386.2495.1302.9152.7181.4467.2571.5
Auto thefts 27111411202013174241316
per 100,000 183.674.092.672.1130.1129.783.7109.325.812.725.984.4105.1
Arson 2100220100114
per 100,000 13.66.70.00.013.013.00.06.40.00.06.56.526.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 246.2121.3109.082.384.261.792.264.944.134.134.172.961.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Plainfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Connecticut average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Plainfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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

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 the city 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 Plainfield 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 the city 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 the city 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 Plainfield 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 the city 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic 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.

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, School District: PLAINFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT

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

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

9.14
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

Plainfield compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainfield, Connecticut:

  • Plainfield Yankee Motor Inn, 55 Lathrop Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374 , Phone: (860) 564-4021
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Plainfield, 18 Pratt Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374 , Phone: (860) 564-1010, Fax: (860) 564-9090
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainfield, Connecticut

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainfield town (based on Windham County data)

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
Windham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
State:

15.8%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New London County, CT  1.20% ($34,002 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.72% ($35,518)
from Worcester County, MA  0.38% ($41,393)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($177 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New London County, CT  1.22% ($36,959 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.68% ($39,210)
to Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($33,949)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Plainfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 109m358ftTotal length
  • $56,000Total costs
  • 397,505Total average daily traffic
  • 40,067Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 2Before 1900
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Plainfield, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 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 Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Richard Byrne, 388 Norwich Road (Lat: 41.692806 Lon: -71.907111), Type: 51.2, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 388 Norwich Road (Lat: 41.692806 Lon: -71.907111), Type: 51.2, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • 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: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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: William Backus Hospital, 326 Washington St, Norwich, CT 06360, Phone: (860) 823-6529, Fax: (860) 425-8792, Email:
  • Lat: 41.671389 Lon: -71.903889, Call Sign: WQCG412
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2005, Expiration Date: 02/25/2015, Certifier: Denny Lewis
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 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, Certifier: Danette Clarno
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 79
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Plainfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, CT
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
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Hyundai1

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