Plainfield, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 165 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 88  (53.5%)
Females: 77  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  48.7 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 43836

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,474 (it was $39,821 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$58,474
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,367 (it was $16,441 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,985 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$63,985
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $66,287; Detached houses: $70,122; Mobile homes: $27,370

Median gross rent in 2013: $586.

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    • 15296.8%White alone
    • 42.5%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Plainfield: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.1%), Irish (17.8%), United States (17.2%), English (11.7%), French Canadian (3.9%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 394 people per square mile   (very low).

Plainfield, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield village:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $711 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $501 (0.9%)

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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 2013: 2.6%
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 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Ohio average:

10.9

Plainfield travel time to work - commute Plainfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,61934
Evangelical Protestant5,99649
Catholic1,3501
Other1492
Black Protestant471
None21,740-
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: 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 2012)
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$248
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,465
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$99
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,812

3.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.61%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.52% ($29,437 average AGI)
from Muskingum County, OH  0.41% ($25,309)
from Licking County, OH  0.27% ($38,250)


3.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tuscarawas County, OH  0.67% ($25,681 average AGI)
to Muskingum County, OH  0.46% ($27,333)
to Franklin County, OH  0.27% ($20,459)

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 persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 1,380Total average daily traffic
  • 110Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,915Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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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