Plainfield, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 30,097 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +63.6%
Males: 15,546  (51.7%)
Females: 14,551  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46168.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,930 (it was $46,782 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$58,930
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,971 (it was $21,083 in 2000)

Plainfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $146,670 (it was $120,700 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$146,670
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $145,164; Detached houses: $154,653; Townhouses or other attached units: $158,817; In 2-unit structures: $152,348; Mobile homes: $14,976

Median gross rent in 2012: $872.

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  • White alone - 23,556 (84.4%)
  • Black alone - 1,651 (5.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1,032 (3.7%)
  • Hispanic - 957 (3.4%)
  • Other race alone - 368 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 275 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 73 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plainfield: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), English (13.7%), Irish (13.5%), United States (11.0%), Scottish (3.6%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Land area: 18.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,674 people per square mile   (low).

Plainfield,IN real estate house value index trend

Plainfield, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield town:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1,510 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.2%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Indiana as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainfield to the number of sex offenders is 857 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: $1,471 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,199 (0.8%)

Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 86.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,913 (+24.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,821 (29.1%)

Area code: 317

Plainfield household income distribution Plainfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Plainfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 000012000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.04.68.80.00.00.0
Rapes 5340417410
per 100,000 25.916.221.50.018.64.429.615.637.4
Robberies 56761281247
per 100,000 25.932.437.628.855.735.350.715.626.1
Assaults 131614151322181746
per 100,000 67.486.575.172.060.497.076.066.1171.8
Burglaries 12813113114013815414012095
per 100,000 663.7708.1703.0671.7640.9678.8591.0466.5354.9
Thefts 561666686743845734777732783
per 100,000 2908.73600.03681.43564.93924.63235.23280.12845.82925.0
Auto thefts 445139597051736967
per 100,000 228.1275.7209.3283.1325.1224.8308.2268.3250.3
Arson 232223031
per 100,000 10.416.210.79.69.313.20.011.73.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 316.9) 229.4262.9264.0242.0288.8253.0258.4203.9240.6

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

Crime rate in Plainfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Indiana average:

1.96

Plainfield tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

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

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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, 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: Kelly Faris - Basketball player, Forrest Tucker - Actor, Paul Franklin (American football) - Football player.

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

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 schools in Plainfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

See full list of schools located in Plainfield, School District: PLAINFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.307. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.307
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00840
U.S.:

0.01468

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.2%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.1% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Plainfield, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Plainfield compared to Indiana state average:

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

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainfield, Indiana:

  • Holiday Inn Express Plainfield, 6296 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-9000, Fax: (317) 838-0000
  • Baymont Inn, 6010 Gateway Dr, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 837-9000
  • Amerihost Inn Plainfield, 6105 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 838-9300, Fax: (317) 838-7018
  • Clover West Motel, 3155 E Main St, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-2324
  • Comfort Inn, 6107 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-9600, Fax: (317) 839-7455
  • Hampton Inn Indianapolis SW/Plainfield, 2244 E Perry Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-9993, Fax: (317) 839-0460
  • Wingate Inn Plainfield/Indianapolis Airport, 6300 Gateway Dr, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 279-2500, Fax: (317) 279-2511
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Plainfield, 2264 E Hadley Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168 , Phone: (317) 839-1900, Fax: (317) 839-2200
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainfield, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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 (67%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.93%
Here: 43.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents27.0%21.4%10.5%8.4%5.0%
Congregations2.9%12.6%10.7%4.9%8.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.8%4.7%2.6%2.2%13.3%
Congregations6.8%5.8%3.9%3.9%39.8%
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: 9
Hendricks County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hendricks County:

27.6%
Indiana:

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

16.0%
State:

14.3%
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 11$39,905$43,5331$671
Other Government Administration 4$22,105$66,31525$5,917
Judicial and Legal 3$9,901$39,6042$4,482
Police Protection - Officers 40$190,211$57,0630$0
Police - Other 7$25,948$44,4826$3,961
Firefighters 64$281,125$52,7110$0
Fire - Other 6$29,088$58,1760$0
Streets and Highways 12$39,117$39,1171$1,825
Sewerage 10$34,476$41,3710$0
Parks and Recreation 13$45,334$41,847143$77,586
Water Supply 11$40,339$44,0060$0
Other and Unallocable 39$145,232$44,6877$8,797
Totals for Government 220$902,781$49,243185$103,239

Plainfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $651,000 ($21.63)
    General: $651,000 ($21.63)
    Police Protection: $323,000 ($10.73)
    Fire Protection: $264,000 ($8.77)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,320,000 ($376.12)
    Fire Protection: $3,055,000 ($101.51)
    Police Protection: $2,754,000 ($91.50)
    Water Utilities: $2,512,000 ($83.46)
    Sewerage: $2,317,000 ($76.98)
    Health Services - Other: $558,000 ($18.54)
    Regular Highways: $452,000 ($15.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $284,000 ($9.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $188,000 ($6.25)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($2.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $336,000 ($11.16)
    Benefit Payments: $176,000 ($5.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($9.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $153,000 ($5.08)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($1.10)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($0.70)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.33)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.23)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,282,000 ($474.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $170,000 ($5.65)

Plainfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,428,000 ($113.90)
    All Other: $416,000 ($13.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($0.20)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $33,000 ($1.10)
    Local Employee Contribution: $9,000 ($0.30)
    Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($0.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,607,000 ($86.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $908,000 ($30.17)
    Interest Earnings: $510,000 ($16.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,275,000 ($75.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,014,000 ($33.69)
    Highways: $944,000 ($31.37)
    All Other: $155,000 ($5.15)
  • Tax - Property: $5,435,000 ($180.58)
    Individual Income: $973,000 ($32.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $499,000 ($16.58)
    NEC: $124,000 ($4.12)
    Public Utilities: $61,000 ($2.03)

Plainfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,840,000 ($94.36)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,680,000 ($221.95)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,800,000 ($59.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,681,000 ($122.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,725,000 ($156.99)
    Water Utilities: $2,725,000 ($90.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($3.82)
    Other, NEC: $74,000 ($2.46)

Plainfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $436,000 ($14.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,792,000 ($491.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $159,000 ($5.28)

8.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($114 average AGI)
Hendricks County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  3.82% ($40,361 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IN  0.41% ($35,796)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.29% ($53,558)


7.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Hendricks County:

0.04%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  3.00% ($32,885 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IN  0.40% ($40,936)
to Putnam County, IN  0.27% ($35,704)

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 (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: 21
Total length: 63 meters (207ft)
Total costs: $2,613,000
Total average daily traffic: 305,199
Total average daily truck traffic: 27,558

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 7
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 105
  • Hazardous Condition: 86
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Plainfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, IN
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
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

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