Plainfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 648.
Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 322  (49.7%)
Females: 326  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

48.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01070.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,939 (it was $37,250 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$54,939
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,352 (it was $20,785 in 2000)

Plainfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $265,920 (it was $138,800 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$265,920
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $307,137; detached houses: $311,239; townhouses or other attached units: $320,835; in 2-unit structures: $387,328; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,437; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $201,987; mobile homes: $100,098
March 2019 cost of living index in Plainfield: 104.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Plainfield, MA (2010)
    • 61795.2%White alone
    • 142.2%Black alone
    • 91.4%Hispanic
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Plainfield, Massachusetts as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainfield is 648 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (19.5%), Irish (15.1%), German (12.2%), French (11.0%), Italian (10.7%), French Canadian (10.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1807

Land area: 21.1 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Plainfield, Massachusetts map

23 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.5% North America).

This town:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Plainfield town:

1.1% ($1,548)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (29.2 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (94.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (125.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Cummington, MA (1.8 miles ),
Hawley, MA (2.1 miles ),
Ashfield, MA (2.4 miles ),
Windsor, MA (2.5 miles ),
Savoy, MA (2.7 miles ),
Worthington, MA (2.8 miles ),
Goshen, MA (2.8 miles ),
Peru, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 72.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Distribution of median household income in Plainfield, MA in 2017
Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $332,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $332,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainfield, MA residents
Average permit cost in Plainfield, MA
Most common industries in Plainfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Plainfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Top executives (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.2%)
  • Bus drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plainfield, Massachusetts average temperatures Plainfield, Massachusetts average precipitation Plainfield, Massachusetts humidity Plainfield, Massachusetts wind speed Plainfield, Massachusetts snowfall Plainfield, Massachusetts sunshine Plainfield, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.4. This is about average.

City:

67.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.46. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.46
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Plainfield town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from Plainfield center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Plainfield center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampshire County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Plainfield:

  • ANCHORAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SHELBURNE, MA)
  • NORTHERN BERKSHIRE COMPREHENSIVE CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ADAMS, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF N BERKSHIRE INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ADAMS, MA)
  • CRANEVILLE PLACE AT DALTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DALTON, MA)
  • OVERLOOK AT NORTHAMPTON (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LEEDS, MA)
  • LINDA MANOR EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LEEDS, MA)

Amtrak station near Plainfield:

  • 18 miles: PITTSFIELD (DEPOT ST. BTW NORTH & CENTER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • Smith College (about 20 miles; Northampton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,549)
  • Williams College (about 21 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 22 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 26 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 26 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Westfield State University (about 28 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 33 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)

Library in Plainfield:

  • SHAW MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,571; Location: 312 MAIN STREET; 12,770 books; 113 audio materials; 288 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainfield: Plainfield Town Hall (A), Plainfield Fire EMS (B), Plainfield Fire Department (C), Shaw Memorial Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Plainfield Pond (A), Gun Club Pond (B), Crooked Pond (C), Hallockville Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Plainfield: Deer Hill State Reservation (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Hill Top Colonial Inn (788 West Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: William Richards (Hawaii) - Translator.

Hampshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.5%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

4.4%
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield:

Marital status in Plainfield, MA
  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainfield, MA (based on Hampshire County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,64322
Mainline Protestant8,45445
Other4,72227
Evangelical Protestant3,12822
Black Protestant291
None91,104-
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: 32
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Hampshire County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Hampshire County:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hampshire County:

12.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampden County, MA  2.24% ($46,371 average AGI)
from Franklin County, MA  0.70% ($42,432)
from Worcester County, MA  0.34% ($47,054)


7.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampden County, MA  2.14% ($44,170 average AGI)
to Franklin County, MA  0.79% ($43,790)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.34% ($45,114)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:

  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; ADAMS, MA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • W38DL (Channel 38; ADAMS, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)

Plainfield fatal accident list:

Oct 28, 2016 04:00 PM, Central St, Lat: 42.498128, Lon: -72.903583, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1987 10:15 PM, S Central, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1984 08:00 PM, 116, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 7, 1976 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 1975 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.8mTotal length
  • $3,653,000Total costs
  • 850Total average daily traffic
  • 51Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,343Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fire Station Rt 116 (Lat: 42.524528 Lon: -72.912028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WXT895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2013, Expiration Date: 05/20/2023, Registrant: Beliveau Communications & Consulting, LLC, 8 Prospect Hill Road, Spofford, NH 03462, Phone: (603) 355-2968, Fax: (603) 355-5216, Email:
  • 128 North Central Street (Lat: 42.525972 Lon: -72.914917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WXY415,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.152 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2013, Expiration Date: 05/20/2023, Registrant: Beliveau Communications & Consulting, LLC, 8 Prospect Hill Road, Spofford, NH 03462, Phone: (603) 355-2968, Fax: (603) 355-5216, Email:
  • Police Department, 315 Main Street (Lat: 42.516139 Lon: -72.913694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: WSL566, Licensee ID: L00031153,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.770 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2014, Expiration Date: 11/30/2024, Registrant: Plainfield, Town Of - Police
  • Union St (Lat: 42.222028 Lon: -72.912889), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPDP975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2012, Expiration Date: 12/09/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2015, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Plainfield, Hells Kitchen Road (Lat: 42.526028 Lon: -72.915000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQGQ319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.350 MHz, 460.400 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2017, Expiration Date: 03/21/2027, Certifier: Linda Dunlavy, Registrant: Franklin Regional Council Of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301, Phone: (413) 774-3167, Fax: (413) 774-3169, Email:
  • .3 Mi. North Of The Intersection Of N Union Street And N Central Ave (Lat: 42.526028 Lon: -72.915000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQQY903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4965.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Ess, Inc, 613 Delaware Ave, Riverside, NJ 08075, Phone: (856) 764-3809, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Union St (Lat: 42.522028 Lon: -72.912861), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WNTT255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2010, Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270, Phone: (860) 665-3822, Fax: (860) 665-5585, Email:
  • PLAINFIELD, Intersectikon Of Union St And N Central St (Lat: 42.526028 Lon: -72.915000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQNC845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10558.1 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2264

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB1ELM, Licensee ID: L00160273, Grant Date: 10/05/1999, Expiration Date: 10/05/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2000, Certifier: Michael A Woolf, Registrant: Michael A Woolf, 8 Warner Hill Rd, Plainfield, MA 01070
  • Call Sign: KB1FAQ, Licensee ID: L00227087, Grant Date: 04/13/2000, Expiration Date: 04/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012, Certifier: Leonard A Benoit, Registrant: Leonard A Benoit, 43 Campbell Rd, Plainfield, MA 01070
  • Call Sign: W1NSD, Previous Call Sign: W6MXY, Licensee ID: L00278128, Grant Date: 08/29/2000, Expiration Date: 08/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2012, Certifier: John O Copley, Registrant: John O Copley, 149 Pleasant St, Plainfield, MA 01070

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7365T , Serial Number: 46965, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 04/03/2018
    Registrant (Individual): David P Crowell, 54 S Central St, Plainfield, MA 01070

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainfield, MA
  • 49.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.7%Wood
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainfield, MA
  • 66.7%Wood
  • 19.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 5.6%Utility gas


Plainfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.