Plainfield, Ohio

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Population in 2012: 162 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 88  (54.4%)
Females: 74  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip code: 43836

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,963 (it was $39,821 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$55,963
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,659 (it was $16,441 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,802 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$64,802
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $70,811; Detached houses: $77,949; Mobile homes: $41,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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  • White alone - 152 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plainfield: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.3%), Irish (21.6%), United States (13.0%), English (9.6%), Swiss (7.2%), French Canadian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 387 people per square mile   (very low).

Plainfield, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield village:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Ohio:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $794 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $467 (0.8%)

Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (45.1 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (60.8 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Lafayette, OH (2.2 miles ), Newcomerstown, OH (2.8 miles ), Kimbolton, OH (2.9 miles) , Coshocton, OH (2.9 miles ), Fresno, OH (3.0 miles) , Canal Lewisville, OH (3.0 miles ), Conesville, OH (3.1 miles ), Adamsville, OH (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 81.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Plainfield household income distribution Plainfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-4.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Plainfield village center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 tornado 28.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 112.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 100.8 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 182.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Plainfield center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 183.9 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 Coshocton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Plainfield:

  • LAFAYETTE POINTE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, OH)
  • WEST LAFAYETTE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, OH)
  • LAFAYETTE MEADOWS FAMILY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WEST LAFAYETTE, OH)
  • COLLEGE PARK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COSHOCTON, OH)
  • AUTUMN HEALTHCARE OF COSHOCTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COSHOCTON, OH)
  • RIVERSIDE MANOR NRSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWCOMERSTOWN, OH)
  • RIVERSIDE MANOR REHAB NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWCOMERSTOWN, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • Muskingum University (about 15 miles; New Concord, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 24 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 40 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 40 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • The College of Wooster (about 44 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Denison University (about 44 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Malone University (about 47 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,201)

Public elementary/middle school in Plainfield:

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Church in Plainfield: Plainfield United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bacon Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Coshocton 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 2003 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 7.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

1.93
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.2%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Plainfield compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Plainfield village (based on Coshocton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.02%
Here: 39.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.4%11.2%7.5%6.4%6.3%
Congregations30.6%1.4%5.6%5.6%6.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristSalvation ArmyChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.9%3.4%3.0%2.8%17.1%
Congregations2.8%4.2%1.4%1.4%40.3%
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: 6
Coshocton County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Coshocton County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Coshocton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coshocton County:

30.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.7%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$85
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$502
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$34
Totals for Government 0$0 9$621

3.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.80% ($24,257 average AGI)
from Muskingum County, OH  0.55% ($23,013)
from Licking County, OH  0.27% ($26,579)


4.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Ohio average:

5.79%

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:
to Tuscarawas County, OH  0.68% ($25,990 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.54% ($24,961)
to Licking County, OH  0.51% ($22,493)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTNS (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WILE (1270 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WTNS-FM (99.3 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WILE-FM (97.7 FM; BYESVILLE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMJ (96.7 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W221AR (92.1 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: RAVEN RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOSE (91.1 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBIK (92.1 FM; PLEASANT CITY, OH; Owner: DAVID L. WILSON)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKLM (95.3 FM; MILLERSBURG, OH; Owner: WKLM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTUZ (99.9 FM; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: WTUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • W201BD (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W213AJ (90.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, ET, OH; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-TV (Channel 18; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO TELEVISION SYSTEM)
  • W16BT (Channel 16; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Plainfield fatal accident list:

May 26, 2009 05:17 PM, Sr-93, Lat: 40.20818, Lon: -81.71464, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 110
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,915

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Raymond R Smith, 250ft W Of Twp256 &tr 257 (Lat: 40.248056 Lon: -81.634167), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 6149950060, Ray.Smith@das.State.Oh.Us, 1320 ARTHUR E. ADAMS DRIVE
  • RAYMOND R SMITH, 250 Ft W Of Twp 256 & Tr 257 (Lat: 40.248056 Lon: -81.634167), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 6149950060, Ray.Smith@das.State.Oh.Us, 1320 ARTHUR E. ADAMS DRIVE
  • DArryl L Anderson, 250 Ft W Of Twp 256 & Tr 257 (Lat: 40.248056 Lon: -81.634167), Type: 89.3, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 6149950060, Ray.Smith@das.State.Oh.Us, 1320 ARTHUR E. ADAMS DRIVE

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB8VTI, Licensee ID: L00210672
    Grant Date: 01/03/1995, Expiration Date: 12/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2002
    Registrant: John W Miller, 301 E Main St, Plainfield, OH 43836
  • Call Sign: W8PTX, Licensee ID: L01329047
    Grant Date: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 11/18/2017, Certifier: John E Mc Dowell
    Registrant: John E Mc Dowell, Box 467, Plainfield, OH 43836
  • Call Sign: KW8P, Previous Call Sign: KB8VTI, Licensee ID: L00210672
    Grant Date: 01/14/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: John W Miller
    Registrant: John W Miller, 301 E Main St, Plainfield, OH 43836
  • Call Sign: KD8HHQ, Licensee ID: L01344757
    Grant Date: 11/26/2007, Expiration Date: 11/26/2017, Certifier: Beatrice J Mcdowell
    Registrant: Beatrice J Mcdowell, Plainfield, OH 43836

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Plainfield

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