For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:
For population 15 years and over in Plainfield town:
71 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (57.2 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (104.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (212.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Cornish, NH (2.0 miles ), North Hartland, VT (2.2 miles ), Windsor, VT (2.5 miles ), Hartland, VT (2.5 miles ), Lebanon, NH (2.8 miles ), White River Junction, VT (2.9 miles ), Grantham, NH (3.0 miles ), West Windsor, VT (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.53 N, Longitude: 72.30 W
Area code: 603
Work and jobs in Plainfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plainfield, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the Plainfield town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/9/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city 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 35.4 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 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) earthquake occurred 82.1 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 Sullivan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Plainfield:
Heliports located in Plainfield:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 4.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield and their reported violations in the past:SINGING HILLS MAIN LODGE (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:PLAINFIELD VILLAGE WATER DIST (Population served: 248, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield that have no violations reported:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Plainfield compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Plainfield town (based on Sullivan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,431 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($93 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,905 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Plainfield, NH
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $42,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,790
Total average daily truck traffic: 620
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 15,969
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, NH
Total of 63 patent applications in 2008-2014.