Plainfield, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 836 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 367  (44.0%)
Females: 469  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54966.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,321 (it was $36,328 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$47,321
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,218 (it was $15,563 in 2000)

Plainfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,554 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$107,554
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $185,327; detached houses: $192,965; townhouses or other attached units: $187,188; in 2-unit structures: $242,505; mobile homes: $64,401

Median gross rent in 2019: $633.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plainfield: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Plainfield, WI (2019)
    • 63174.0%White alone
    • 21725.4%Hispanic
    • 80.9%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Wisconsin as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainfield is 134 to 1.


Crime rates in Plainfield by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(115.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(115.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(792.8)
6
(717.7)
4
(461.9)
2
(230.7)
2
(234.5)
2
(236.1)
1
(119.8)
3
(361.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(906.0)
13
(1,555)
4
(461.9)
4
(461.4)
2
(234.5)
7
(826.4)
4
(479.0)
3
(361.9)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(230.7)
1
(117.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index100.8112.473.9145.335.249.627.563.90.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Plainfield, WI

Crime rate in Plainfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (19.2%), American (17.3%), Polish (7.8%), Irish (2.8%), Norwegian (2.1%), French Canadian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 644 people per square mile   (low).

Plainfield, Wisconsin map

68 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America).

This village:

8.0%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,708 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,794 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (48.5 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (78.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (187.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oasis, WI (1.9 miles ),
Almond, WI (2.3 miles ),
Hancock, WI (2.4 miles ),
Pine Grove, WI (2.4 miles ),
Bancroft, WI (2.6 miles ),
Leola, WI (2.8 miles ),
Rose, WI (2.9 miles ),
Coloma, WI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 89.49 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Plainfield, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Plainfield, WI in 2019
Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,900
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $86,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $161,300
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainfield, WI residents
Average permit cost in Plainfield, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in Plainfield, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.0%)
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Truck transportation (9.5%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Paper (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Plainfield, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Plainfield, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plainfield, Wisconsin average temperatures Plainfield, Wisconsin average precipitation Plainfield, Wisconsin humidity Plainfield, Wisconsin wind speed Plainfield, Wisconsin snowfall Plainfield, Wisconsin sunshine Plainfield, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 25.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.79
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Plainfield village center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 407.0 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 382.0 miles away from Plainfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 407.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 246.2 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 Waushara County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Plainfield:

  • WILD ROSE COM MEM HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WAUTOMA CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • WAUTOMA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • DAVITA - WAUTOMA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)

Airports located in Plainfield:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 19 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 23 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 49 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 52 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 55 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Lawrence University (about 55 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 62 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)

Public high school in Plainfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainfield:

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Library in Plainfield:

  • PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,289; Location: 126 S. MAIN ST.; 16,644 books; 11,266 e-books; 4,322 audio materials; 2,379 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is also a "Plainfield Unitied Methodist Church" in Plainfield, Wisconsin.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Plainfield Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Plainfield include: Plainfield Baptist Church (A), Saint Pauls Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Waushara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield and their reported violations in the past:

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ALMOND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainfield that have no violations reported:

  • MIGRANT LABOR CAMP 396 (Address: W11236 ASPEN AVE , Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAINFIELD FAMILY CLINIC (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OASIS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAINFIELD BP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

9 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Plainfield (2011 data):

  • Bancroft State Bank: Plainfield Branch at 123 West North Street, branch established on 2002/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.8 mil, Deposits: $62.5 mil, headquarters in Bancroft, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bancroft State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Portage County Bank: Plainfield Branch at 809 West North Street, branch established on 2002/11/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.2 mil, Deposits: $92.6 mil, headquarters in Almond, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Portage County Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield:

Marital status in Plainfield, WI
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Plainfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainfield, WI (based on Waushara County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6874
Mainline Protestant3,30516
Evangelical Protestant2,45020
Other31
None12,051-
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: 9
Waushara County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Waushara County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Waushara County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waushara County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plainfield:

46.0%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Plainfield:

41.8%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Plainfield:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Plainfield:

24.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Plainfield:

10.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plainfield:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Plainfield:

32.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Plainfield:

76.7%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plainfield, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,514$39,0841$850
Local Libraries 1$2,254$27,0481$364
Streets and Highways 1$3,100$37,2001$1,402
Financial Administration 1$3,277$39,3241$1,143
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$245
Firefighters 0$0 32$994
Totals for Government 5$15,146$36,35043$4,997

Plainfield government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $198,000 ($236.84)
    Water Utilities: $145,000 ($173.44)
    Police Protection: $123,000 ($147.13)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($127.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $86,000 ($102.87)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($98.09)
    Libraries: $71,000 ($84.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($37.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($29.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($26.32)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($25.12)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($11.96)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($11.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($7.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($3.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($167.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($26.32)

Plainfield government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $229,000 ($273.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($32.30)
    Other: $10,000 ($11.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($3.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000 ($149.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $85,000 ($101.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($9.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($5.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($3.59)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($139.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $153,000 ($183.01)
    Highways: $25,000 ($29.90)
    Education: $14,000 ($16.75)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.39)
  • Tax - Property: $218,000 ($260.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($4.78)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.20)

Plainfield government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,458,000 ($4136.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,285,000 ($3929.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $173,000 ($206.94)

7.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, WI  0.95% ($63,681 average AGI)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.74% ($40,423)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.57% ($46,491)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, WI  0.84% ($37,900 average AGI)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.61% ($40,828)
to Portage County, WI  0.58% ($27,691)

Businesses in Plainfield, WI

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainfield:

  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WDKM (106.1 FM; ADAMS, WI; Owner: ROCHE-A-CRI BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Plainfield:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • Plainfield, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count4740
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7290
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1867
  • Fatalities5291
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11789
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents462
See more detailed statistics of Plainfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.4mTotal length
  • 48,100Total average daily traffic
  • 7,206Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Plainfield)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Plainfield, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PLAINFIELD, Hwy 51 N To Hwy 73 2 Mi E (Lat: 44.185361 Lon: -89.523583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNG829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2013, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PLAINFIELD, 6th Avenue (Lat: 44.178861 Lon: -89.501667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQOT623,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2022, Certifier: David R Peterson, Registrant: Northway Communications, 105 E. Oak St, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • PLAINFIELD, Lat: 44.213278 Lon: -89.492278, Call Sign: WQVK592,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2015, Expiration Date: 03/11/2025, Certifier: Edward Makaryk, Registrant: Sensus, 450 North Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • ML93751A, 6th Drive (Lat: 44.222833 Lon: -89.494667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61.6 m, Overall height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: WRDY523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 08/20/2019, Expiration Date: 08/20/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA9MQN, Licensee ID: L01382314, Grant Date: 04/07/2018, Expiration Date: 06/16/2028, Registrant: Edward J Makaryk Jr, 605 Ruffalo Dr, Plainfield, WI 54966-9760
  • Call Sign: KB9FXQ, Licensee ID: L00392325, Grant Date: 08/22/2001, Expiration Date: 11/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2013, Registrant: David K Cole, 123 N West St, Plainfield, WI 54966

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1579X , Serial Number: 28-7510111, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Buchberger, N 5256 5th Dr, Plainfield, WI 54966
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2877C , Serial Number: 26420, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2020
    Registrant (Partnership): John R Carlson, N6729 6th Dr, Plainfield, WI 54966, Other Owners: Linda M Carlson
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30635 , Serial Number: 5003, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Empire Farms Inc, N5411 7th Ave, Plainfield, WI 54966
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/05/2020
  • Aircraft: BROWN CHARLES W CHALLENGER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20324 , Serial Number: CH2 0488 0309, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Gary J Woyak, N5485 County Road Kk, Plainfield, WI 54966
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TV0-435 SER (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73995 , Serial Number: 2786, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): 995 Leasing LLC, 137 S Aniwa Rd, Plainfield, WI 54966
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/08/2018
  • Aircraft: RUSSELL JOHN BRANDON CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2541R , Serial Number: CH203890401, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Kurt William Kamin, N5345 7th Ave, Plainfield, WI 54966

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Plainfield, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plainfield, WI
    • 9746.0%Structure Fires
    • 6832.2%Outside Fires
    • 3315.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 136.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainfield, WI
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainfield, WI
  • 72.0%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainfield, WI
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 5.4%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Plainfield compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.