Plainfield, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 41,734 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +220.1%
Males: 20,174  (48.3%)
Females: 21,560  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60544.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $106,425 (it was $80,799 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$106,425
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,674 (it was $28,242 in 2000)

Plainfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $273,227 (it was $197,700 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$273,227
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $223,693; Detached houses: $237,325; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,332; In 2-unit structures: $138,456; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,385; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $89,973; Mobile homes: $43,950

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,371.

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  • Races in Plainfield, IL (2010)

    Plainfield races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Plainfield: 103.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (15.8%), Polish (10.0%), English (4.7%), Italian (4.1%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/13/1877

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,594 people per square mile   (average).

Plainfield,IL real estate house value index trend

Plainfield, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield village:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

4,395 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This village:

10.8%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Illinois as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,759 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 with mortgages in 2013: $7,431 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,846 (2.5%)

Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.62 N, Longitude: 88.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,446 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,516 (17.7%)

Area code: 815

Plainfield household income distribution Plainfield home values distribution

Property values in Plainfield, IL


Crime rates in Plainfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 255
per 100,000 15.338.329.0
Robberies 744
per 100,000 53.730.723.2
Assaults 141818
per 100,000 107.4138.1104.5
Burglaries 444242
per 100,000 337.5322.1243.8
Thefts 265269269
per 100,000 2,032.52,063.21,561.2
Auto thefts 191717
per 100,000 145.7130.498.7
Arson 144
per 100,000 7.730.723.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.1) 174.1191.5144.9

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Crime rate in Plainfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 67 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,754 (+146.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Plainfield, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plainfield, Illinois average temperatures Plainfield, Illinois average precipitation Plainfield, Illinois humidity Plainfield, Illinois wind speed Plainfield, Illinois snowfall Plainfield, Illinois sunshine Plainfield, Illinois clear and cloudy days

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 the city 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 the city 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 the city 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 the city 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainfield:

  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN-PLAINFIELD (805 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)
  • LAKEWOOD NRSG AND REHAB CENTER (14716 S EASTERN AVENUE)

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:

Private high school in Plainfield:

  • CHRIST LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 30; Location: 23756 W 127TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

  • ST MARY IMMACULATE PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 15629 S RTE 59; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ELITE CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 151; Location: 23253 W RENWICK RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GARDEN GATE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 4998 THEODORE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Plainfield, map of school districts: PLAINFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT 202

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.

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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

Will 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 93.4. This is worse than average.

City:

93.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.55. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.7%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Plainfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 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 significantly above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.4

Plainfield travel time to work - commute Plainfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Plainfield village (based on Will County data)

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
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$36,172$86,8132$3,330
Other Government Administration 9$69,015$92,02012$1,475
Police Protection - Officers 51$417,682$98,2780$0
Police - Other 16$69,779$52,33416$23,188
Streets and Highways 19$108,849$68,7470$0
Sewerage 5$28,448$68,2750$0
Natural Resources 1$7,114$85,3680$0
Water Supply 11$66,227$72,2480$0
Other and Unallocable 5$23,900$57,3604$5,255
Totals for Government 122$827,186$81,36334$33,248

Plainfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $6,772,000 ($162.27)
    Regular Highways: $6,632,000 ($158.91)
    Water Utilities: $5,753,000 ($137.85)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($7.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,826,000 ($187.52)
    Water Utilities: $5,811,000 ($139.24)
    Regular Highways: $4,802,000 ($115.06)
    Central Staff Services: $4,316,000 ($103.42)
    Sewerage: $1,862,000 ($44.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,617,000 ($38.75)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($6.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,595,000 ($38.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($2.52)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,709,000 ($208.68)

Plainfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,080,000 ($265.49)
    All Other: $2,596,000 ($62.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,798,000 ($43.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,623,000 ($38.89)
    Public Welfare: $30,000 ($0.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($1.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,815,000 ($43.49)
    Fines and Forfeits: $694,000 ($16.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $122,000 ($2.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,178,000 ($148.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,361,000 ($128.46)
    Highways: $656,000 ($15.72)
  • Tax - Other License: $7,167,000 ($171.73)
    Property: $3,492,000 ($83.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,230,000 ($53.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $297,000 ($7.12)

Plainfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,625,000 ($1069.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,345,000 ($846.91)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,365,000 ($392.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,085,000 ($169.77)

Plainfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,798,000 ($1121.34)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

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 (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
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • $2,307,000Total costs
  • 149,170Total average daily traffic
  • 12,861Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 122000-2009
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 151
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Plainfield

See full 2006 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
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

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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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