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Population in 2012: 23,669 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 

Males: 11,939  (50.4%)
Females: 11,730  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07080, 08820.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $89,011 (it was $67,466 in 2000)
South Plainfield:

$89,011
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,017

South Plainfield borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $313,530 (it was $166,600 in 2000)
South Plainfield:

$313,530
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $366,707; Detached houses: $367,810; Townhouses or other attached units: $318,178; In 2-unit structures: $404,551; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $367,308; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,580

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,523.

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  • White alone - 13,850 (59.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3,422 (14.6%)
  • Hispanic - 3,097 (13.2%)
  • Black alone - 2,266 (9.7%)
  • Two or more races - 498 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 168 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 76 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Plainfield: 123.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Italian (19.2%), Irish (11.3%), German (9.1%), United States (5.9%), Polish (5.8%), English (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1926

Elevation: 67 feet

Land area: 8.36 square miles.

Population density: 2,832 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in South Plainfield:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Plainfield borough:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

5,149 residents are foreign born (5.5% Asia, 2.7% Europe).

This borough:  22.0%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in South Plainfield, New Jersey as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in South Plainfield to the number of sex offenders is 11,835 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 2012: $6,333 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,896 (1.8%)

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+: Newark, NJ (16.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (27.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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: +5,025 (+21.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,231 (18.7%)

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0111010010101
per 100,000 0.04.54.54.30.04.30.00.04.40.04.40.04.2
Rapes 4637200001000
per 100,000 18.327.313.530.48.60.00.00.00.04.40.00.00.0
Robberies 20211315151813152011202010
per 100,000 91.495.558.465.164.978.056.366.188.148.487.585.242.3
Assaults 21171824311914191111242315
per 100,000 95.977.380.8104.2134.082.360.783.748.448.4105.098.063.5
Burglaries 65696077617784767450597152
per 100,000 297.0313.8269.5334.4263.8333.6363.9334.9325.9220.2258.2302.6220.1
Thefts 529388406351323348365321376386323278354
per 100,000 2416.71764.31823.41524.51396.71507.51581.31414.51655.81699.71413.71184.81498.2
Auto thefts 46404134404042322518301919
per 100,000 210.2181.9184.1147.7173.0173.3182.0141.0110.179.3131.381.080.4
Arson 5525326044233
per 100,000 22.822.79.021.713.08.726.00.017.617.68.812.812.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 193.4180.2158.3167.8139.9144.5130.9126.5141.3116.2139.7119.0114.4

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 65 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
New Jersey average:

3.38

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South Plainfield, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,185 (+5.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in South Plainfield, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

South Plainfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 5% greater 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 86% 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 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 South Plainfield 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 the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 15.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from South Plainfield center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in South Plainfield:

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

Political contributions by individuals in South Plainfield, NJ

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.

Local government website: www.southplainfieldnj.com

Colleges/Universities in South Plainfield:

  • Everest Institute-South Plainfield (Full-time enrollment: 663; Location: 5000 Hadley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/south_plainfield)
  • Engine City Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 227; Location: 901 Hadley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.enginecity.edu)
  • Central Career Institute LLC (FT enrollment: 146; Location: 126 Corporate Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: CENTRALCAREER.EDU)
  • American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education (FT enrollment: 60; Location: 3000 Hadley Rd 2nd Fl; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aimsedu.com)

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

  • Middlesex County College (about 6 miles; Edison, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,684)
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick (about 6 miles; New Brunswick, NJ; FT enrollment: 32,147)
  • Union County College (about 8 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Kean University (about 12 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • Drew University (about 13 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 14 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,671)
  • Seton Hall University (about 14 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)

Public high school in South Plainfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in South Plainfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in South Plainfield:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 1 SACRED HEART DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1007 NEW BRUNSWICK AVE; Grades: PK - 9)
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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

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
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AQI  NO2 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.36
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.344. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.83. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.83
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

22.9
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00543
U.S.:

0.05378


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.2% for Black residents, 4.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Plainfield, NJ

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 compared to New Jersey state average:

South Plainfield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Renting percentage below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in South Plainfield, New Jersey:

  • Days Inn-s Plainfield, 101 New World Way, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 , Phone: (908) 561-4488
  • Hampton Inn Of South Plainfield/Piscataway, 205 New World Way, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 , Phone: (908) 561-2600, Fax: (908) 561-2601
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Plainfield, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


South Plainfield travel time to work - commute


South Plainfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.88%
Here59.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Muslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents76.4%10.0%1.7%1.6%1.4%
Congregations22.7%8.6%7.3%1.0%4.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.9%0.7%4.8%
Congregations6.4%6.1%4.5%0.6%38.3%
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: 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%

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 11$50,825$55,4450$0
Other Government Administration 12$84,167$84,1670$0
Judicial and Legal 11$29,989$32,7150$0
Police Protection - Officers 58$423,467$87,6140$0
Police - Other 18$45,611$30,4073$4,563
Firefighters 4$16,499$49,4971$182
Fire - Other 1$1,959$23,5080$0
Streets and Highways 18$112,228$74,8192$1,198
Welfare 8$24,478$36,7171$2,692
Solid Waste Management 4$8,389$25,1674$1,871
Sewerage 2$7,428$44,5680$0
Parks and Recreation 5$14,198$34,0759$6,728
Other and Unallocable 4$20,812$62,4365$5,914
Totals for Government 156$840,050$64,61925$23,148

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,089,000 ($46.01)
    General - Other: $629,000 ($26.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $327,000 ($13.82)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($4.61)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($0.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,815,000 ($245.68)
    General - Other: $5,718,000 ($241.58)
    Sewerage: $4,267,000 ($180.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,222,000 ($51.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,023,000 ($43.22)
    Libraries: $970,000 ($40.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $759,000 ($32.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $678,000 ($28.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $613,000 ($25.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $510,000 ($21.55)
    Financial Administration: $499,000 ($21.08)
    General Public Buildings: $484,000 ($20.45)
    Health - Other: $277,000 ($11.70)
    Central Staff Services: $257,000 ($10.86)
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000 ($1.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $569,000 ($24.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $315,000 ($13.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $158,000 ($6.68)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($3.04)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($2.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,757,000 ($412.23)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,381,000 ($227.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($6.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($5.53)
    All Other: $7,000 ($0.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $840,000 ($35.49)
    Interest Earnings: $587,000 ($24.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $146,000 ($6.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $73,000 ($3.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,908,000 ($165.11)
    All Other: $610,000 ($25.77)
    Health and Hospitals: $49,000 ($2.07)
  • Tax - Property: $14,746,000 ($623.01)
    Other License: $669,000 ($28.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000 ($7.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000 ($2.75)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $52,000 ($2.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,950,000 ($547.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,550,000 ($445.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,400,000 ($101.40)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,739,000 ($242.47)
    Beginning: $5,151,000 ($217.63)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,457,000 ($146.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,076,000 ($298.96)

7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.33%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, NJ  0.80% ($47,329 average AGI)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.64% ($51,524)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.49% ($79,620)


9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Somerset County, NJ  0.87% ($62,979 average AGI)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.59% ($74,424)
to Union County, NJ  0.52% ($45,395)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $8,186,000
Total average daily traffic: 368,786
Total average daily truck traffic: 24,066

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Plainfield, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (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:

13 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2010, Expiration Date: 07/02/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2010, Expiration Date: 07/09/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • SITE 74, 1500a Seymour Street (Lat: 40.575139 Lon: -74.432194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WQOR247, Licensee ID: L01653650
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 10715.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/04/2022, Certifier: Nelson Santos
    Registrant: Sw Networks, 948 Springer Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3807, Fax: (630) 652-3805

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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 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
Businesses in South Plainfield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Motherhood Maternity1
AT&T2Nike1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Panda Express1
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Quiznos1
DHL1Ramada2
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts3Red Robin1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx8Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
GNC1Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Harmon Face Values1Subway2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
Jones New York1The Room Place1
Kohl's1UPS7
LA Fitness1Verizon Wireless1
Macy's1Walgreens2
Marshalls1White Castle1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in South Plainfield, NJ

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