South Plainfield, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 23,960 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 12,104  (50.5%)
Females: 11,856  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07080, 08820.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $85,908 (it was $67,466 in 2000)
South Plainfield:

$85,908
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,160 (it was $25,270 in 2000)

South Plainfield borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $313,753 (it was $166,600 in 2000)
South Plainfield:

$313,753
NJ:

$307,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,438.

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  • Races in South Plainfield, NJ (2010)

    South Plainfield races chart
    • 13,85059.2%White alone
    • 3,42214.6%Asian alone
    • 3,09713.2%Hispanic
    • 2,2669.7%Black alone
    • 4982.1%Two or more races
    • 1680.7%Other race alone
    • 760.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Plainfield: 123.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (19.3%), Irish (11.2%), German (8.5%), United States (8.2%), Polish (5.4%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1926

Elevation: 67 feet

Land area: 8.36 square miles.

Population density: 2,867 people per square mile   (average).

South Plainfield,NJ real estate house value index trend

South Plainfield, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in South Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Plainfield borough:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

5,269 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America, 5.4% Asia, 2.7% Europe).

This borough:

22.1%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in South Plainfield, New Jersey as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in South Plainfield to the number of sex offenders is 5,917 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,784 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,234 (2.1%)

South Plainfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (3.5 miles , pop. 97,687).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Staten Island, NY (14.3 miles , pop. 443,728).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (24.7 miles , pop. 2,465,326).

Nearest cities: Plainfield, NJ (1.5 miles ), Dunellen borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), North Plainfield borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Edison, NJ (1.9 miles ), Metuchen borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Society Hill, NJ (2.0 miles ), Watchung borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Fanwood borough, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 74.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,411 (+18.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,936 (16.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 908

South Plainfield household income distribution South Plainfield home values distribution

Crime rates in South Plainfield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1101001010100
per 100,000 4.54.30.04.30.00.04.40.04.40.04.20.00.0
Rapes 37200001000N/AN/A
per 100,000 13.530.48.60.00.00.00.04.40.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 131515181315201120201069
per 100,000 58.465.164.978.056.366.188.148.487.585.242.325.237.6
Assaults 18243119141911112423151310
per 100,000 80.8104.2134.082.360.783.748.448.4105.098.063.554.641.8
Burglaries 60776177847674505971527950
per 100,000 269.5334.4263.8333.6363.9334.9325.9220.2258.2302.6220.1332.1209.1
Thefts 406351323348365321376386323278354309322
per 100,000 1,823.41,524.51,396.71,507.51,581.31,414.51,655.81,699.71,413.71,184.81,498.21,298.91,346.7
Auto thefts 4134404042322518301919129
per 100,000 184.1147.7173.0173.3182.0141.0110.179.3131.381.080.450.437.6
Arson 2532604423311
per 100,000 9.021.713.08.726.00.017.617.68.812.812.74.24.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 158.4167.9139.9144.6131.0126.6141.3116.3139.7119.0114.596.890.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in South Plainfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 65 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,185 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in South Plainfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Plainfield, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the South Plainfield borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 20.0 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Plainfield-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
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 233.3 miles away from South 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 272.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from South Plainfield center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Plainfield topographic map

Main business address for: ABLE LABORATORIES INC (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES), VERTEX INTERACTIVE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), TEAMSTAFF INC (SERVICES-HELP SUPPLY SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in South Plainfield:

  • ARISTACARE AT CEDAR OAKS (1311 DURHAM AVENUE)
  • DAVITA DURHAM CORNERS (241 DURHAM AVENUE)
  • FMC SO PLAINFIELD (2201 S CLINTON AVE)

Amtrak stations near South Plainfield:

  • 5 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: NEW BRUNSWICK (FRENCH & ALBANY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in South Plainfield:

  • Everest Institute-South Plainfield (Full-time enrollment: 1,015; Location: 5000 Hadley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/south_plainfield)
  • Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield (FT enrollment: 283; Location: 901 Hadley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolntech.com)
  • Central Career Institute LLC (FT enrollment: 137; Location: 126 Corporate Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centralcareer.edu)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-South Plainfield (FT enrollment: 100; Location: 4985 Stelton Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thesalonprofessionalacademynewjersey.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Plainfield:

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 6 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 39,388)
  • Middlesex County College (about 6 miles; Edison, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,849)
  • Union County College (about 8 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,148)
  • Kean University (about 12 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Drew University (about 13 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 14 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • College of Staten Island CUNY (about 15 miles; Staten Island, NY; FT enrollment: 11,684)

Public high school in South Plainfield:

Private high school in South Plainfield:

  • ALMINHAAL ACADEMY (Students: 317, Location: 1764A NEW DURHAM RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Plainfield:

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Library in South Plainfield:

  • SOUTH PLAINFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,482,998; Location: 2484 PLAINFIELD AVENUE; 54,603 books; 3,931 audio materials; 2,801 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 232 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in South Plainfield: South Plainfield Station (A), South Plainfield Rescue Squad (B), South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in South Plainfield include: ABLE LABORATORIES INC (A), VERTEX INTERACTIVE INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Plainfield include: Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Rescue House of Prayer (C), Crossroads Calvary Chapel (D), Our Lady of Czestoc Church (E), Nativity of the Blessed Vrigin Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Spring Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in South Plainfield include: Cotton Street Park (1), Spring Lake County Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Putnam Park (4), Shadyside Park (5), Walnut Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Feigley's School of Gymnastics (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4475 South Clinton Avenue), Oak Tree Sports Center (910 Oak Tree Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn (2989 Hamilton Boulevard), Best Western the Garden Executive Hotel (101 New World Way), Hotel Depot (400 Corporate Court Suite D1), Madison Inn (2989 Hamilton Boulevard), Ramada (2989 Hamilton Blvd.).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.336. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.336
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.673. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.673
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.19
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Black residents, 4.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.9% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  78.4%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in South Plainfield in 2010:

  • 231 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in South Plainfield in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

South Plainfield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in South Plainfield (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Plainfield Branch, South Plainfield Stelton Road, South Plainfield Oak Park. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hadley Center Branch at 5001 Stelton Road, branch established on 1986/03/17; Oak Tree Road Branch at 900 Oak Tree Road, branch established on 1990/04/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: South Plalinfield Branch at 2437 Plainfield Avenue, branch established on 2001/12/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: South Plainfield Branch at 4900 Hadley Center Drive, branch established on 2006/07/17. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Unity Bank: South Plainfield Branch at 2426 Plainfield Avenue, branch established on 1999/05/01. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $810.2 mil, Deposits: $647.4 mil, headquarters in Clinton, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Unity Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Plainfield Branch at 111 St. Nicholas Avenue, branch established on 1962/06/04. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Investors Bank: South Plainfield Branch at 2449 South Plainfield Avenue, branch established on 2010/09/16. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Plainfield Banking Center at 5201 Stelton Road, branch established on 2008/03/31. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Valley National Bank: South Plainfield Banking Ctr Branch at 100 Durham Avenue, branch established on 1983/04/28. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

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Religion statistics for South Plainfield borough (based on Middlesex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic322,34074
Other48,71773
Mainline Protestant35,693113
Evangelical Protestant29,296130
Orthodox13,49114
Black Protestant5,87917
None354,442-
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: 221
Middlesex County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 172
Middlesex County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Middlesex County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 477
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

23.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.2%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.6%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Plainfield:

47.6%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
South Plainfield:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Plainfield:

11.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
South Plainfield:

56.4%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Plainfield, NJ Residents
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 9$42,414$56,5523$476
Other Government Administration 3$19,654$78,6166$9,953
Judicial and Legal 5$28,343$68,0234$8,672
Police Protection - Officers 51$492,528$115,8890$0
Police - Other 11$42,570$46,44010$4,322
Firefighters 4$22,553$67,6590$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$501
Streets and Highways 10$60,479$72,5753$2,992
Welfare 3$11,596$46,38412$6,484
Health 1$4,847$58,1641$213
Solid Waste Management 3$11,489$45,9567$2,477
Sewerage 1$6,364$76,3681$1,666
Parks and Recreation 3$14,023$56,0929$6,652
Other and Unallocable 8$28,429$42,6442$5,301
Totals for Government 112$785,289$84,13859$49,709

South Plainfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,089,000 ($45.45)
    General - Other: $629,000 ($26.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $327,000 ($13.65)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($4.55)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,815,000 ($242.70)
    General - Other: $5,718,000 ($238.65)
    Sewerage: $4,267,000 ($178.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,222,000 ($51.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,023,000 ($42.70)
    Libraries: $970,000 ($40.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $759,000 ($31.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $678,000 ($28.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $613,000 ($25.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $510,000 ($21.29)
    Financial Administration: $499,000 ($20.83)
    General Public Buildings: $484,000 ($20.20)
    Health - Other: $277,000 ($11.56)
    Central Staff Services: $257,000 ($10.73)
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $569,000 ($23.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $315,000 ($13.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $158,000 ($6.59)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($3.01)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($2.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($1.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,757,000 ($407.22)

South Plainfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,381,000 ($224.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($6.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($5.47)
    All Other: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $840,000 ($35.06)
    Interest Earnings: $587,000 ($24.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $146,000 ($6.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $73,000 ($3.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,908,000 ($163.11)
    All Other: $610,000 ($25.46)
    Health and Hospitals: $49,000 ($2.05)
  • Tax - Property: $14,746,000 ($615.44)
    Other License: $669,000 ($27.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000 ($6.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000 ($2.71)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $52,000 ($2.17)

South Plainfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,950,000 ($540.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,550,000 ($440.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,400,000 ($100.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,739,000 ($239.52)
    Beginning: $5,151,000 ($214.98)

South Plainfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,457,000 ($144.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,076,000 ($295.33)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($792 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NJ  0.57% ($46,633 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.55% ($51,397)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.39% ($56,722)


6.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($888 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.65% ($64,341 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.50% ($66,985)
to Union County, NJ  0.46% ($49,757)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Plainfield:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Plainfield:

  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WMGQ (98.3 FM; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Plainfield:

  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of South Plainfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 72m236ftTotal length
  • $15,549,000Total costs
  • 414,494Total average daily traffic
  • 25,934Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Plainfield, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in South Plainfield, NJ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 330 OAK TREE AVENUE, 330 Oak Tree Avenue (Lat: 40.576167 Lon: -74.399556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQJY302
    Assigned Frequencies: 19610.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: James J.R. TalbotRegistrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • 313 DURHAM AVENUE, 313 Durham Avenue (Lat: 40.555528 Lon: -74.413667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.6 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJY304
    Assigned Frequencies: 19310.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: James J.R. TalbotRegistrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • NJ-NBW0026A, 1500a Seymour Street (Lat: 40.575139 Lon: -74.432194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQMD339
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2010, Expiration Date: 07/02/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NJ-NBW0025A, 300 Oak Tree Rd. (Lat: 40.575833 Lon: -74.399722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQMD840
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2010, Expiration Date: 07/09/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SITE 74, 1500a Seymour Street (Lat: 40.575139 Lon: -74.432194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WQOR247, Licensee ID: L01653650
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 10715.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/04/2022, Certifier: Nelson SantosRegistrant: Sw Networks, 948 Springer Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3807, Fax: (630) 652-3805

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Plainfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14252 , Serial Number: 27-4813, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Engo, 1905 Park Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
  • 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: 46488 , Serial Number: G-16, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Corporation): Hadley Aircraft Inc, Po Box 171, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6025G , Serial Number: 15071525, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Mohit S Jain, 5001 Hadley Rd Ste 212, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8279B , Serial Number: 36079, Year manufactured: 1957
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold C Jr Osterlund, 2024 Greenwich St, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED87$281,10391$228,923597$230,18939$85,5131$1,800,00014$165,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$247,33315$210,00053$237,6794$138,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$263,76920$214,600246$263,18721$52,4760$09$181,444
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$277,38918$235,000182$241,6985$200,0000$05$219,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$243,5003$244,66743$279,6983$38,3330$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.01 , 0008.02, 0009.01, 0009.02, 0010.01, 0010.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$292,90916$305,438
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$282,50011$305,909
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$232,3335$316,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$324,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.01 , 0008.02, 0009.01, 0009.02, 0010.01, 0010.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 147
  • Hazardous Condition: 240
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - South Plainfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Plainfield, NJ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in South Plainfield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marshalls1
ALDI1McDonald's1
AT&T2Motherhood Maternity1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Panda Express1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quiznos1
DressBarn1Ramada2
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts3Red Robin1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx8Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
GNC1Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Harmon Face Values1Subway2
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Jones New York1UPS7
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
LA Fitness1Walgreens2
Macy's1White Castle1

South Plainfield compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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