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Population in 2012: 40,466 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +210.4%
Males: 20,104  (49.7%)
Females: 20,362  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  33.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60544.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $105,537 (it was $80,799 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$105,537
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,033

Plainfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $265,873 (it was $197,700 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$265,873
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $347,483; Detached houses: $352,906; Townhouses or other attached units: $313,786; In 2-unit structures: $253,395; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,006; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $452,237

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,411.

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  • White alone - 27,976 (74.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3,725 (9.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,933 (7.8%)
  • Black alone - 2,114 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 597 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 67 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 28 (0.07%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plainfield: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.3%), German (16.4%), Polish (9.1%), English (4.5%), Italian (4.0%), United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/13/1877

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,485 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield village:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

4,189 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This village:  10.7%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Illinois as of December 28, 2014.
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 2012: $7,392 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,491 (2.5%)

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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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.62 N, Longitude: 88.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,220 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,404 (18.3%)

Area code: 815

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Crime rates in Plainfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2255
per 100,000 15.315.338.329.0
Robberies 0744
per 100,000 0.053.730.723.2
Assaults 7141818
per 100,000 53.7107.4138.1104.5
Burglaries 37444242
per 100,000 283.8337.5322.1243.8
Thefts 269265269269
per 100,000 2063.22032.52063.21561.2
Auto thefts 15191717
per 100,000 115.0145.7130.498.7
Arson 2144
per 100,000 15.37.730.723.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.4) 140.9174.2191.5144.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 68 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Illinois average:

2.76

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Plainfield, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,754 (+146.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 134% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Plainfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Melissa McCarthy - Film actor, Nate Fox - Basketball player, Lisa Chesson - Ice hockey player, Dave Harbour - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Plainfield:

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

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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: 3,688)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 9 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 6,668)
  • North Central College (about 12 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Aurora University (about 13 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • Benedictine University (about 13 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 2,978)
  • College of DuPage (about 18 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 10,591)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)

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)
AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.37. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.37
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

CEDAR SPRINGS APARTMENT (Serves IN, Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between APR-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JAN-01-2001 and APR-12-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2001)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2001)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • FOUR SEASONS FOOTBALL (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VANHORN WOODS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEIJER (150185) (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 2.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Plainfield, IL

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 compared to Illinois state average:

Plainfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.87%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents72.2%4.3%3.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations16.4%7.2%8.8%6.8%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.1%0.9%8.1%
Congregations7.6%3.2%4.4%3.6%36.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$70,452$60,3874$3,480
Other Government Administration 23$95,428$49,7891$1,889
Police Protection - Officers 51$315,694$74,2810$0
Police - Other 21$79,013$45,15011$15,071
Streets and Highways 21$101,299$57,8851$888
Sewerage 5$27,896$66,9500$0
Water Supply 9$43,467$57,9560$0
Other and Unallocable 12$57,400$57,4001$2,119
Totals for Government 156$790,649$60,81918$23,447

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $6,772,000 ($167.35)
    Regular Highways: $6,632,000 ($163.89)
    Water Utilities: $5,753,000 ($142.17)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($7.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,826,000 ($193.40)
    Water Utilities: $5,811,000 ($143.60)
    Regular Highways: $4,802,000 ($118.67)
    Central Staff Services: $4,316,000 ($106.66)
    Sewerage: $1,862,000 ($46.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,617,000 ($39.96)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($7.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,595,000 ($39.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($2.59)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,709,000 ($215.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,080,000 ($273.81)
    All Other: $2,596,000 ($64.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,798,000 ($44.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,623,000 ($40.11)
    Public Welfare: $30,000 ($0.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,815,000 ($44.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $694,000 ($17.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $122,000 ($3.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,178,000 ($152.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,361,000 ($132.48)
    Highways: $656,000 ($16.21)
  • Tax - Other License: $7,167,000 ($177.11)
    Property: $3,492,000 ($86.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,230,000 ($55.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $297,000 ($7.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,625,000 ($1102.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,345,000 ($873.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,365,000 ($404.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,085,000 ($175.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,798,000 ($1156.48)

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Will County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  4.61% ($54,095 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.88% ($59,479)
from Kane County, IL  0.19% ($48,488)


6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  2.01% ($42,313 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.98% ($51,466)
to Grundy County, IL  0.39% ($49,596)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $2,307,000
Total average daily traffic: 149,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,861

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 12
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-Eleven1Maurices1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware2Meijer1
Arby's1Menards1
AutoZone1Nike3
Baskin-Robbins1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panera Bread2
Burger King2Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel2
DressBarn1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts3Starbucks1
FedEx10Subway4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
GNC2Taco Bell1
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block2The Room Place1
Jewel-Osco2U-Haul2
Jimmy John's1UPS5
Just Tires1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Walgreens3
Kohl's2Walmart1
LA Fitness1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1White Castle1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
Browse common businesses in Plainfield, IL


Plainfield on our top lists:

  • #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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Total of 672 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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