Plainfield, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 32,865 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +78.7%
Males: 16,275  (49.5%)
Females: 16,590  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46168.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,156 (it was $46,782 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$60,156
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,620 (it was $21,083 in 2000)

Plainfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,588 (it was $120,700 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$170,588
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $213,168; detached houses: $210,481; townhouses or other attached units: $238,340; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $25,253

Median gross rent in 2017: $971.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plainfield: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.8% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Plainfield, IN (2017)
    • 25,06881.7%White alone
    • 2,7639.0%Black alone
    • 1,3494.4%Hispanic
    • 1,0533.4%Asian alone
    • 2710.9%Two or more races
    • 640.2%Other race alone
    • 300.10%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Indiana as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainfield is 576 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near 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)
2
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.4)
7
(29.6)
4
(15.6)
10
(37.4)
8
(27.8)
3
(10.1)
16
(57.6)
7
(24.9)
2
(6.7)
7
(22.8)
2
(6.4)
3
(9.6)
5
(15.6)
16
(47.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(35.3)
12
(50.7)
4
(15.6)
7
(26.1)
3
(10.4)
9
(30.4)
6
(21.6)
8
(28.4)
7
(23.6)
8
(26.0)
8
(25.7)
16
(51.3)
6
(18.7)
12
(35.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(97.0)
18
(76.0)
17
(66.1)
46
(171.8)
27
(93.7)
24
(81.1)
21
(75.6)
40
(142.0)
41
(138.3)
40
(130.2)
40
(128.5)
69
(221.2)
74
(230.8)
64
(190.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
154
(678.8)
140
(591.0)
120
(466.5)
95
(354.9)
95
(329.7)
97
(327.8)
75
(270.1)
99
(351.5)
78
(263.1)
77
(250.6)
76
(244.2)
81
(259.6)
66
(205.8)
69
(204.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
734
(3,235)
777
(3,280)
732
(2,846)
783
(2,925)
658
(2,284)
560
(1,892)
589
(2,121)
629
(2,233)
755
(2,547)
765
(2,490)
791
(2,542)
755
(2,420)
713
(2,223)
655
(1,945)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(224.8)
73
(308.2)
69
(268.3)
67
(250.3)
52
(180.5)
27
(91.2)
52
(187.2)
46
(163.3)
53
(178.8)
50
(162.7)
67
(215.3)
81
(259.6)
77
(240.1)
70
(207.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
2
(7.2)
2
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
N/A3
(9.6)
2
(6.4)
2
(6.2)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)246.0251.3198.3234.0173.0139.4186.4183.8174.7182.2174.5209.5186.8201.5

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

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City-data.com crime index in Plainfield, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 58 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: American (18.3%), German (15.9%), English (8.1%), Irish (6.7%), European (3.6%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Land area: 18.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,828 people per square mile   (low).

Plainfield, Indiana map

2,100 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.5% Africa).

This town:

6.6%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,514 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,367 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Indianapolis, IN (14.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (163.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Avon, IN (2.1 miles ),
Mooresville, IN (2.5 miles ),
Clayton, IN (2.7 miles ),
Danville, IN (2.9 miles ),
Clermont, IN (3.0 miles ),
Monrovia, IN (3.1 miles ),
Speedway, IN (3.1 miles ),
Brownsburg, IN (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 86.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,072 (+28.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 4,309 (27.9%)

Area code: 317

Distribution of median household income in Plainfield, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Plainfield, IN in 2017
Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Plainfield tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 121 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 1998: 151 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1999: 253 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2000: 454 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2001: 453 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2002: 480 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2003: 309 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2004: 365 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2005: 359 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2006: 218 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2007: 119 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2009: 102 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2010: 71 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2011: 95 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2012: 145 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2013: 161 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2014: 149 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2015: 167 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2016: 268 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2017: 250 buildings, average cost: $217,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainfield, IN residents
Average permit cost in Plainfield, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Plainfield, IN
Historical housing units in Plainfield, IN
Most common industries in Plainfield, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Air transportation (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Plainfield, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Plainfield, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0277. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0277
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Plainfield town center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1998, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 118.0 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 100.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 167.0 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 140.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 119.4 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 Hendricks County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

Main business address for: BRIGHTPOINT INC (WHOLESALE-ELECTRONIC PARTS & EQUIPMENT, NEC), PSI ENERGY INC (ELECTRIC SERVICES), LINCOLN BANCORP /IN/ (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainfield:

  • DAMAR SERVICES, INC.--MAIN ST (411 E MAIN ST)
  • PLAINFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (3700 CLARKS CREEK RD)
  • VINEWOOD NURSING HOME (404 NORTH VINE STREET)
  • DSI - PLAINFIELD (8110 NETWORK DRIVE)
  • GRACE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (1712 E MAIN ST)

Heliports located in Plainfield:

Amtrak station near Plainfield:

  • 13 miles: INDIANAPOLIS (350 S. ILLINOIS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 13 miles; Indianapolis, IN; Full-time enrollment: 22,751)
  • Marian University (about 13 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • American College of Education (about 13 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 14 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 14 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 15 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Butler University (about 16 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Public high school in Plainfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Plainfield:

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Library in Plainfield:

  • PLAINFIELD-GUILFORD TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,447,376; Location: 1120 STAFFORD ROAD; 121,606 books; 4,905 audio materials; 6,762 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 421 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainfield: Plainfield Industrial Center (A), Plainfield Fire Department (B), Indiana Youth Center (C), Plainfield Fire Department Headquarters (D), Plainfield Fire Department Station 122 (E), Plainfield Fire Department Station 121 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Plainfield include: BRIGHTPOINT INC (A), PSI ENERGY INC (B), LINCOLN BANCORP /IN/ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plainfield include: Center Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Plainfield United Methodist Church (C), Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (D), Hope United Presbyterian Church (E), Calvary Bible Wesleyan Church (F), Plainfield Friends Meetinghouse (G), New Beginning Church (H), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Indiana Boy's School Cemetery (1), Maple Hill Cemetery (2), Sugar Grove Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Klondike Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Rogers Creek (A), George Creek (B), North Creek (C), Center Creek (D), Middle Creek (E), Luck Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plainfield include: Garden Park (1), Swinford Park (2), Franklin Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Ashley Motel (2452 E Main St) (1), Hampton Inn Indianapolis-SW-Plainfield (2244 Hadley Road) (2), Days Inn Indianapolis Plainfield (2245 East Hadley Road) (3), Amerihost Inn Plainfield IN (6105 Cambridge Way) (4), Clover-West Motel (3155 East Main Street) (5), Amerihost Inn - Plainfield (6105 Cambridge Way) (6), Lees Inn & Suites Plainfield (6010 Gateway Drive) (7), Ramada Limited (6023 Gateway Drive) (8), Ramada Limited Plainfield IN (6023 Gateway Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission (995 Andico Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Kelly Faris - Basketball player, Forrest Tucker - Actor, Paul Franklin (American football) - Football player.

Hendricks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LIBERTY WATER (Population served: 373, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2006)
DUKE ENERGY KY EAST BEND (Serves KY, Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLAINFIELD ELKS (#2186) - CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Plainfield in 2010:

  • 2,444 people in state prisons
  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Plainfield in 2000:

  • 649 people in state prisons
  • 329 people in halfway houses
  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Plainfield (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Plainfield Branch, Plainfield/Kroger Branch, East Main Street/Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • The Huntington National Bank: Plainfield Branch at 2200 Stafford Road, branch established on 1997/06/16. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • First National Bank: Plainfield Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 2002/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $247.5 mil, Deposits: $223.7 mil, headquarters in Cloverdale, IN, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Corp
  • State Bank of Lizton: Plainfield Branch at 2100 Stafford Road, branch established on 2009/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $337.0 mil, headquarters in Lizton, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Lizton Financial Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Plainfield Branch at 2609 East Main Street, Suite G, branch established on 1998/05/11. 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
  • First Merchants Bank National Association: Plainfield at 1121 East Main Street, branch established on 2005/04/11. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $4,154.9 mil, Deposits: $3,154.7 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 89 total offices, Holding Company: First Merchants Corporation
  • Hendricks County Bank and Trust Company: Plainfield Branch at 1649 East Main Street, branch established on 1960/03/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.2 mil, Deposits: $126.9 mil, headquarters in Brownsburg, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Midstate Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Plainfield at 2401 East Main Street, branch established on 1983/06/27. 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
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Plainfield Branch at 2485 E. Main Street, branch established on 2005/02/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield:

Marital status in Plainfield, IN
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Indiana average:

11.1

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, IN (based on Hendricks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,61776
Mainline Protestant11,90932
Catholic10,8613
Other4,59111
Black Protestant3172
None86,153-
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: 9
Hendricks County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hendricks County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Hendricks County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Hendricks County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hendricks County:

27.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plainfield:

50.0%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plainfield:

46.7%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Plainfield:

28.7
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Plainfield:

10.6%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Plainfield:

56.7%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plainfield, IN 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
Firefighters 70$341,058$58,4670$0
Police Protection - Officers 43$218,167$60,8847$4,956
Other and Unallocable 38$142,974$45,15011$11,114
Parks and Recreation 20$60,384$36,230118$63,351
Streets and Highways 13$45,845$42,3180$0
Financial Administration 12$45,838$45,8380$0
Sewerage 12$39,605$39,6050$0
Water Supply 9$33,918$45,2240$0
Other Government Administration 6$10,241$20,4820$0
Police - Other 3$9,300$37,2000$0
Judicial and Legal 3$9,479$37,9162$2,515
Fire - Other 1$1,174$14,0880$0
Totals for Government 230$957,983$49,982138$81,936

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,169,000 ($66.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.37)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $6,816,000 ($207.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,285,000 ($191.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,744,000 ($113.92)
    General - Other: $3,345,000 ($101.78)
    Water Utilities: $3,320,000 ($101.02)
    Police Protection: $2,230,000 ($67.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,967,000 ($59.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,457,000 ($44.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $673,000 ($20.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $389,000 ($11.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,912,000 ($58.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $854,000 ($25.99)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($8.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($4.93)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($2.95)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($2.89)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($1.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($0.52)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,810,000 ($420.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($5.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,292,000 ($252.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,716,000 ($82.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $277,000 ($8.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,702,000 ($264.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $239,000 ($7.27)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($4.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $138,000 ($4.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,069,000 ($123.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $769,000 ($23.40)
  • Tax - Property: $24,908,000 ($757.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $277,000 ($8.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $148,427,000 ($4516.26)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,594,000 ($2939.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,915,000 ($2005.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,082,000 ($428.48)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,177,000 ($1891.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,465,000 ($3452.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,050,000 ($1279.48)

8.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, IN  4.19% ($55,281 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IN  0.47% ($51,880)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.32% ($56,490)


7.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($116 average AGI)
Hendricks County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IN  2.96% ($41,116 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IN  0.49% ($50,512)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.34% ($72,593)
Businesses in Plainfield, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Justice2
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Kohl's1
Aeropostale1Kroger1
American Eagle Outfitters1La Quinta1
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Applebee's1LensCrafters1
Arby's2Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity1
Best Western1Nike7
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Panda Express1
CVS2Panera Bread1
Cambria1Payless1
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Chico's1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Coldwater Creek1Red Robin1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
Cracker Barrel1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Sephora1
Days Inn1Shoe Carnival1
Deb1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Staples1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Steak 'n Shake1
DressBarn1Subway4
Dressbarn1Super 81
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx8T.J.Maxx1
Finish Line1Taco Bell1
Ford1Target1
GNC1Toys"R"Us1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS10
H&R Block1Value City Furniture1
Hardee's1Vans1
Hilton2Verizon Wireless2
Holiday Inn2Victoria's Secret1
Hot Topic1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
Jimmy John's1Wendy's1
JoS. A. Bank1White Castle1
Journeys1Wingate1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WSYW (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WRDZ-FM (98.3 FM; PLAINFIELD, IN; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WKLU (101.9 FM; BROWNSBURG, IN; Owner: QUINN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WYJZ (100.9 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTLC-FM (106.7 FM; GREENWOOD, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WGLD (104.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC)
  • WSPM (89.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIJY (95.9 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:

  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WREP-LP (Channel 15; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN SCH. DIST. MARTINSVILLE)
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
  • 85Number of bridges
  • 761ft / 232mTotal length
  • $12,540,000Total costs
  • 1,120,586Total average daily traffic
  • 144,149Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,043,467Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plainfield, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 251960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 262000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plainfield, IN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 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 ORIGINATED166$133,211115$153,402567$152,10114$61,55322$87,9301$37,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$126,2599$156,74935$158,9235$105,2542$100,1552$77,075
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$120,7547$116,430190$153,94313$60,5778$118,2861$73,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$138,51912$164,568101$144,5281$41,4703$103,9730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$117,9871$158,06033$150,5721$204,2000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2106.02 , 2107.00, 2108.00, 2109.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$171,86434$170,2131$202,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$168,7739$194,5481$30,820
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$140,9279$164,6380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$194,9354$126,5450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$67,8100$01$46,230

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2106.02 , 2107.00, 2108.00, 2109.00

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

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 103. The highest number of fire incidents - 168 took place in 2007, and the least - 25 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Plainfield, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.6%), and Outside Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plainfield, IN
    • 71943.6%Structure Fires
    • 52631.9%Outside Fires
    • 30918.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 945.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainfield, Indiana:

  • Holiday Inn Express Plainfield, 6296 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-9000, Fax: (317) 838-0000
  • Baymont Inn, 6010 Gateway Dr, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 837-9000, Fax: (317) 837-1100
  • Amerihost Inn Plainfield, 6105 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 838-9300, Fax: (317) 838-7018
  • Comfort Inn, 6107 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-9600, Fax: (317) 839-7455
  • Hampton Inn Indianapolis SW/Plainfield, 2244 E Perry Rd, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-9993, Fax: (317) 839-0460
  • Wingate Inn Plainfield/Indianapolis Airport, 6300 Gateway Dr, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 279-2500, Fax: (317) 279-2511
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Plainfield, 2264 E Hadley Rd, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-1900, Fax: (317) 839-2200
  • Staybridge Suites, 6295 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, Indiana 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-2700, Fax: (317) 839-2300
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainfield, Indiana
Most common first names in Plainfield, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17979.2 years
William11473.7 years
James10172.0 years
John9972.4 years
Robert9571.6 years
Helen7083.2 years
Charles7074.6 years
Dorothy5680.4 years
Donald5170.2 years
Ruth4780.3 years
Most common last names in Plainfield, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4976.7 years
Johnson4075.8 years
Wilson3076.5 years
Miller2678.5 years
Jones2677.8 years
Brown2274.6 years
Taylor2070.8 years
Williams2076.4 years
White1982.0 years
Anderson1878.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainfield, IN
  • 70.4%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainfield, IN
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 29.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Plainfield compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Plainfield on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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