Plainfield, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 43,926 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +236.9%
Males: 21,200  (48.3%)
Females: 22,726  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60544.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $123,877 (it was $80,799 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$123,877
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,278 (it was $28,242 in 2000)

Plainfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,864 (it was $197,700 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$315,864
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,326; detached houses: $258,271; townhouses or other attached units: $208,902; in 2-unit structures: $273,397; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,954; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,106; mobile homes: $113,012

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,854.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plainfield: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.5%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 1.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Plainfield, IL (2010)
    • 29,41574.3%White alone
    • 4,24710.7%Hispanic
    • 2,9937.6%Asian alone
    • 2,1555.4%Black alone
    • 6511.6%Two or more races
    • 620.2%Other race alone
    • 460.1%American Indian alone
    • 120.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Illinois as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainfield is 1,239 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
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(20.6)
23
(83.0)
8
(25.5)
8
(23.2)
10
(28.2)
4
(11.3)
1
(2.6)
4
(10.0)
1
(2.5)
6
(14.2)
10
(23.4)
7
(16.3)
12
(27.6)
14
(31.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(20.6)
4
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
9
(26.2)
7
(19.8)
13
(36.7)
16
(41.7)
13
(32.6)
5
(12.3)
9
(21.3)
7
(16.4)
3
(7.0)
13
(29.9)
7
(15.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
37
(152.4)
15
(54.1)
17
(54.2)
7
(20.3)
16
(45.2)
4
(11.3)
5
(13.0)
18
(45.2)
13
(32.0)
16
(37.9)
21
(49.2)
27
(62.7)
29
(66.7)
33
(74.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(127.7)
45
(162.4)
45
(143.4)
51
(148.2)
86
(242.9)
64
(180.7)
86
(224.0)
59
(148.0)
54
(132.9)
37
(87.7)
44
(103.0)
35
(81.3)
25
(57.5)
34
(76.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
354
(1,458)
397
(1,433)
476
(1,517)
486
(1,412)
445
(1,257)
441
(1,245)
388
(1,011)
425
(1,066)
367
(903.1)
273
(647.0)
294
(688.4)
280
(650.2)
281
(646.7)
275
(617.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(86.5)
20
(72.2)
19
(60.6)
18
(52.3)
15
(42.4)
11
(31.1)
9
(23.4)
15
(37.6)
5
(12.3)
12
(28.4)
10
(23.4)
15
(34.8)
21
(48.3)
19
(42.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.1)
3
(10.8)
1
(3.2)
2
(5.8)
5
(14.1)
4
(11.3)
4
(10.4)
5
(12.5)
3
(7.4)
8
(19.0)
2
(4.7)
2
(4.6)
2
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.3156.0113.2101.6108.287.375.282.963.459.774.862.182.878.2

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City-data.com crime index in Plainfield, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 71 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (10.6%), Polish (10.1%), Irish (6.6%), American (5.7%), Italian (5.4%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/13/1877

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,783 people per square mile   (average).

Plainfield, Illinois map

4,270 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This village:

10.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,320 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,433 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (7.6 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (31.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crystal Lawns, IL (2.0 miles ),
Romeoville, IL (2.3 miles ),
Crest Hill, IL (2.5 miles ),
Shorewood, IL (2.6 miles ),
Joliet, IL (2.8 miles ),
Bolingbrook, IL (2.9 miles ),
Fairmont, IL (2.9 miles ),
Lockport, IL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.62 N, Longitude: 88.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,587 (-15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,836 (17.1%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Plainfield, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Plainfield, IL in 2017

Property values in Plainfield, IL

Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 229 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 1998: 528 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 1999: 772 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2000: 602 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2001: 627 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2002: 947 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2003: 1449 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2004: 1320 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2005: 1407 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2006: 998 buildings, average cost: $261,100
  • 2007: 400 buildings, average cost: $283,700
  • 2008: 164 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2009: 66 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $271,100
  • 2011: 88 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2012: 104 buildings, average cost: $266,100
  • 2013: 136 buildings, average cost: $254,300
  • 2014: 163 buildings, average cost: $303,800
  • 2015: 139 buildings, average cost: $328,700
  • 2016: 143 buildings, average cost: $296,500
  • 2017: 144 buildings, average cost: $245,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainfield, IL residents
Average permit cost in Plainfield, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Plainfield, IL
Historical housing units in Plainfield, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +7,754 (+146.7%).
Most common industries in Plainfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Construction (2.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Plainfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Plainfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.7. This is worse than average.

City:

89.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Plainfield village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from Plainfield center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 194.1 miles away from Plainfield center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from Plainfield center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.1 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.1 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from Plainfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Will County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainfield:

  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN-PLAINFIELD (805 EASTERN AVENUE)
  • LAKEWOOD NRSG AND REHAB CENTER (14716 S EASTERN AVENUE)
  • FMC - PLAINFIELD (2320 MICHAS DRIVE)
  • ALL STAR HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (13246 SOUTH ROUTE 59, SUITE 220)
  • WILLOW HOME CARE, LTD (13246 S ROUTE 59, STE 102)

Airports located in Plainfield:

Amtrak stations near Plainfield:

  • 10 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • Lewis University (about 7 miles; Romeoville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,739)
  • University of St Francis (about 9 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 9 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • North Central College (about 12 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Aurora University (about 13 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Benedictine University (about 13 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • College of DuPage (about 17 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

Public high schools in Plainfield:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

  • ST MARY IMMACULATE PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 541, Location: 15629 S ROUTE 59, Grades: PK-8)
  • ELITE CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 93, Location: 23253 W RENWICK RD, Grades: PK-T1)
See full list of schools located in Plainfield

Library in Plainfield:

  • PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,221,386; Location: 15025 SOUTH ILLINOIS STREET; 103,062 books; 5,393 e-books; 6,567 audio materials; 4,331 video materials; 35 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 460 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a new Christian High School Located in Plainfield -- Christ Lutheran Academy -- address is 23756 W. 127th Street, Plainfield, IL 60585 -- phone is 815-254-8770. Grades 9 - 12.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainfield: Crossroads Business Center (A), Plainfield Public Library (B), Plainfield Village Hall (C), Plainfield Fire Protection District Station 1 (D), Plainfield Fire Protection District Station 4 (E), Plainfield Fire Protection District Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Plainfield include: Cornerstone Community Church of God (A), First Baptist Church (B), Peace Lutheran Church (C), Plainfield United Methodist Church (D), Plymouth Congregational Church (E), Sharon United Methodist Church (F), Servant of Mary Convent (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Plainfield Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Renwick (A), Puddle Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plainfield include: Lake Renwick County Forest Preserve (1), Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve (2), Ottawa Park (3), Village Green Park (4), Four Seasons Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Big Sky Balloons & Searchlights Inc (17320 South Delia Avenue) (1), Big Skoobz & Lil Shaggs...Djs For All Occasions (Arcades & Amusements; 13835 Princeton Court) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Melissa McCarthy - Film actor, Nate Fox - Basketball player, Lisa Chesson - Ice hockey player, Dave Harbour - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield and their reported violations in the past:

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield that have no violations reported:

  • THREE RIVERS CHURCH (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRINGBROOK COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 406, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAPERBROOK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAPERBROOK GOLF COURSE 3 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAINFIELD MOBIL (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAPERBROOK GOLF COURSE 2 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOND DU LAC RECREATION AREA (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAINFIELD CONGREGATIONAL CHUR (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHEATLAND UNITED PRESBY CHURCH (Address: 11839 S HEGGS RD , Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORMANTOWN TRAILS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

3.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

85.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Plainfield (2011 data):

  • First Midwest Bank: Route 59 Supermarket Branch, Plainfield South Branch, Plainfield Main Branch. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Plainfield Branch, Plainfield Nlsb Branch, Caton Farm Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • TCF National Bank: Plainfield Jewel Branch at 13460 S. Route 59, branch established on 2001/07/18; Route 59/Plainfield Jewel Br #2218 at 2480 Route 59, branch established on 1997/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Caton Farm Branch at 2402 Route 59, branch established on 2003/06/04; Plainfield - Route 59 Branch at 13470 South Route 59, branch established on 2003/06/09. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Plainfield at 601 North Illinois Street, branch established on 1961/09/14; Rt 59 And 135th St Branch at 13661 S Rt 59, branch established on 2008/10/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citizens First National Bank: Plainfield Branch at 14429 South Route 30, branch established on 2000/08/14. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Plainfield Meijer Branch at 13521 South Route 59, branch established on 2006/05/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First Community Bank of Plainfield: First Community Bank Of Plainfield at 14150 S Route 30, branch established on 2008/11/03. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $130.1 mil, Deposits: $112.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Financial Partners, Inc.
  • Oxford Bank & Trust: Plainfield Branch at 13440 Route 59, branch established on 2003/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $485.2 mil, Deposits: $442.6 mil, headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Oxford Financial Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield:

Marital status in Plainfield, IL
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Plainfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainfield, IL (based on Will County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
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: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Will County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Will County:

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Will County:

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plainfield:

50.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plainfield:

48.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Plainfield:

34.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Plainfield:

58.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Plainfield:

80.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plainfield, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 51$459,176$108,0410$0
Streets and Highways 19$112,599$71,1150$0
Police - Other 16$134,950$101,21315$24,140
Water Supply 10$69,905$83,8860$0
Other Government Administration 8$64,378$96,56714$3,571
Financial Administration 6$41,060$82,1201$208
Sewerage 5$31,330$75,1920$0
Other and Unallocable 5$24,384$58,5226$8,197
Judicial and Legal 2$15,874$95,2440$0
Natural Resources 1$6,255$75,0600$0
Totals for Government 123$959,911$93,65036$36,116

Plainfield government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $589,000 ($13.41)
    Water Utilities: $314,000 ($7.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,454,000 ($260.76)
    Water Utilities: $9,757,000 ($222.12)
    Regular Highways: $4,468,000 ($101.72)
    Central Staff Services: $3,522,000 ($80.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,342,000 ($76.08)
    Sewerage: $2,235,000 ($50.88)
    General - Other: $445,000 ($10.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,148,000 ($71.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $383,000 ($8.72)
    Regular Highways: $381,000 ($8.67)
    Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($2.23)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($1.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,297,000 ($257.18)

Plainfield government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,277,000 ($97.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,672,000 ($83.60)
    Other: $3,534,000 ($80.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $535,000 ($12.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $908,000 ($20.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $555,000 ($12.63)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($2.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,664,000 ($197.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,499,000 ($216.25)
    Highways: $1,115,000 ($25.38)
  • Tax - Property: $6,585,000 ($149.91)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,104,000 ($116.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,529,000 ($57.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,872,000 ($42.62)
    Other License: $1,177,000 ($26.80)

Plainfield government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,883,000 ($1499.86)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,727,000 ($1245.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,305,000 ($371.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,149,000 ($117.22)

Plainfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,346,000 ($804.67)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.51% ($62,155 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.25% ($68,167)
from Kendall County, IL  0.21% ($65,539)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.85% ($52,993 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.89% ($74,293)
to Kendall County, IL  0.32% ($71,947)
Businesses in Plainfield, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
ALDI2Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware2Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Meijer1
AutoZone1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panda Express1
Burger King2Panera Bread2
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Red Robin1
Curves1Sprint Nextel2
Dairy Queen1Staples1
DressBarn1Starbucks1
Dressbarn1Subway4
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile1
FedEx10Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Target1
Ford1The Room Place1
GNC2U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS5
H&R Block2Verizon Wireless2
Jewel-Osco2Walgreens3
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
Just Tires1Wendy's1
KFC1White Castle1
Kohl's2YMCA1
LA Fitness1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 335ft / 102mTotal length
  • $2,899,000Total costs
  • 612,175Total average daily traffic
  • 67,307Total average daily truck traffic
  • 452,073Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plainfield, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plainfield, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED136$189,25869$173,901574$201,12813$117,23820$162,4981$133,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$174,6366$182,84860$206,8001$16,0403$149,8600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$171,97214$194,245187$216,84010$55,6896$167,4670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$181,4427$179,491108$208,4492$126,3950$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$153,7483$159,92051$213,0111$169,4301$260,1900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8804.04 , 8804.05, 8804.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$209,52916$235,2260$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$198,0938$247,2000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$182,0505$197,0041$100,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$130,1901$268,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$189,5400$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8804.04 , 8804.05, 8804.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Plainfield, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Plainfield, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 148. The highest number of fires - 206 took place in 2012, and the least - 83 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Plainfield, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.1%), and Outside Fires (38.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plainfield, IL
    • 1,08243.1%Structure Fires
    • 97238.7%Outside Fires
    • 36414.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 953.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, IL
Most common first names in Plainfield, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert10273.7 years
John10074.6 years
Mary9081.1 years
William7073.6 years
Joseph6777.9 years
Helen6281.8 years
Edward5976.8 years
James5273.2 years
George5275.2 years
Richard4969.1 years
Most common last names in Plainfield, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3975.1 years
Anderson2175.2 years
Brown1880.4 years
Johnson1875.2 years
Miller1771.1 years
Thompson1376.9 years
Davis1277.1 years
Patterson1177.8 years
Lambert1081.7 years
Sullivan1076.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainfield, IL
  • 95.4%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainfield, IL
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Plainfield compared to Illinois state average:

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

Plainfield on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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