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Plainfield, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,864 (it was $197,700 in 2000)
Plainfield:

$315,864
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $255,783 - $395,457

Plainfield,IL index of house prices

Total population: 42,138 (Urban population: 12,940, Rural population: 70 (13 farm, 57 nonfarm))

Houses: 12,835 (12,489 occupied: 10,817 owner occupied, 1,686 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

13%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,105 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $221,770.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,262 (lower quartile is $1,154, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $2,777


Median gross rent in Plainfield, IL in 2017: $1,426

Housing units in Plainfield with a mortgage: 9,050 (428 second mortgage, 990 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,700

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $135,319

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $105,486

Median monthly housing costs: $2,106


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Plainfield, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 2003

Median year apartment built: 2003

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,279
  • In family households: 39,832 (5,604 male householders, 4,963 female householders)
    9,226 spouses, 17,578 children (16,839 natural, 293 adopted, 428 stepchildren), 615 grandchildren, 174 brothers or sisters, 707 parents, 337 other relatives, 522 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,238 (830 male householders (664 living alone)), 1,055 female householders (949 living alone)), 342 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 118

Size of family households: 2,628 2-persons, 2,478 3-persons, 3,263 4-persons, 1,395 5-persons, 420 6-persons, 200 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,620 1-person, 239 2-persons, 12 3-persons.

11,233 married couples with children.
1,144 single-parent households (119 men, 1,025 women).

81.9% of residents of Plainfield speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,627 (10.9%)
(64.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.3
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Plainfield, Illinois
  • 50no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 6862 bedrooms
  • 2,8113 bedrooms
  • 6,4954 bedrooms
  • 9345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Plainfield, Illinois
  • 138no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 5662 bedrooms
  • 3243 bedrooms
  • 3504 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Plainfield in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Plainfield in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 63no vehicle
  • 1,2091 vehicle
  • 5,8812 vehicles
  • 2,7713 vehicles
  • 6934 vehicles
  • 2165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Plainfield in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Plainfield in renter-occupied apartments
  • 260no vehicle
  • 4641 vehicle
  • 5962 vehicles
  • 2723 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Plainfield, Illinois
  • 281 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 2434 rooms
  • 7345 rooms
  • 1,0046 rooms
  • 1,6157 rooms
  • 1,7258 rooms
  • 5,5669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Plainfield, Illinois
  • 1291 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 2944 rooms
  • 3245 rooms
  • 1066 rooms
  • 3047 rooms
  • 848 rooms
  • 3489+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Plainfield, IL
  • Plainfield, IL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Plainfield, IL in 2017
  • 174Less than $10,000
  • 339$10,000 to $19,999
  • 310$20,000 to $29,999
  • 307$30,000 to $39,999
  • 337$40,000 to $49,999
  • 617$50,000 to $59,999
  • 953$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,742$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,722$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,629$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,319$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,210$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Plainfield, IL

  • Distribution of house value in Plainfield, IL in 2017
  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 37$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 16$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 96$100,000 to $124,999
  • 199$125,000 to $149,999
  • 430$150,000 to $174,999
  • 649$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,316$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,803$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,950$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,663$400,000 to $499,999
  • 286$500,000 to $749,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Plainfield, IL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Plainfield, IL in 2017
  • 14Less than $100
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 10$500 to $549
  • 39$700 to $749
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 133$800 to $899
  • 60$900 to $999
  • 173$1,000 to $1,249
  • 271$1,250 to $1,499
  • 662$1,500 to $1,999
  • 247$2,000 to $2,499
  • 114$2,500 to $2,999
  • 8$3,000 to $3,499
  • 84$3,500 or more
  • 50No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,116 (5.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 224
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,141
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,743
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,055
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,359
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,634
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,552
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 865
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,116
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,961
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,365
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,274
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Plainfield

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,413 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 1,010 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 105 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 184 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,116 (7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 17.1%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 4.7%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Plainfield, Illinois
  • 2602010 or later
  • 1,4122000 to 2009
  • 1,2171990 to 1999
  • 1141980 to 1989
  • 1691970 to 1979
  • 109Before 1970
Ancestries in Plainfield, IL

First ancestries reported:

  • Polish: 1,805 (10.0%)
  • German: 1,798 (9.9%)
  • Irish: 1,160 (6.4%)
  • Italian: 905 (5.0%)
  • American: 872 (4.8%)
  • English: 370 (2.0%)
  • Greek: 279 (1.5%)
  • African: 258 (1.4%)
  • European: 250 (1.4%)
  • Czech: 170 (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 169 (0.9%)
  • Albanian: 162 (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 137 (0.8%)
  • Egyptian: 136 (0.8%)
  • Arab: 130 (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 119 (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 103 (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 86 (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 78 (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 73 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 68 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 67 (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 67 (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 65 (0.4%)
  • Macedonian: 56 (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 55 (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 52 (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 46 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 43 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 40 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 36 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 30 (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 26 (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 25 (0.1%)
  • British: 24 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 22 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 20 (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 13 (0.07%)
  • Assyrian: 12 (0.07%)
  • French: 12 (0.07%)
  • Armenian: 12 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 5 (0.03%)
  • Danish: 3 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Plainfield:

20.2% (864)
Illinois:

37.0% (666,745)

India
Plainfield:

17.7% (757)
Illinois:

8.5% (152,578)

Philippines
Plainfield:

10.3% (439)
Illinois:

5.0% (89,465)

Korea
Plainfield:

6.4% (274)
Illinois:

2.3% (42,113)

Pakistan
Plainfield:

5.6% (238)
Illinois:

1.5% (27,069)

Canada
Plainfield:

4.5% (192)
Illinois:

1.0% (18,684)

Poland
Plainfield:

4.2% (179)
Illinois:

7.4% (133,740)

Venezuela
Plainfield:

2.9% (123)
Illinois:

0.2% (3,015)

Vietnam
Plainfield:

2.9% (122)
Illinois:

1.1% (19,708)

Albania
Plainfield:

2.1% (89)
Illinois:

0.3% (5,035)

Nigeria
Plainfield:

1.8% (75)
Illinois:

0.9% (15,401)

Kenya
Plainfield:

1.7% (71)
Illinois:

0.1% (2,414)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,140
  • Other state: 8,056
  • Northeast: 1,146
  • Midwest: 4,042
  • South: 1,680
  • West: 1,187

89.9% of Plainfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82.3% lived in Illinois.


Plainfield:

89.9%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 71
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 58
  • 7th and 8th grade: 66
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 60
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 35
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,396
  • Less than 1 year of college: 650
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,403
  • Associate degree: 886
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,260
  • Master's degree: 1,557
  • Professional school degree: 265
  • Doctorate degree: 270
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 79
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 27
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 127
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 169
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 71
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,251
  • Less than 1 year of college: 762
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,824
  • Associate degree: 1,314
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,069
  • Master's degree: 1,998
  • Professional school degree: 197
  • Doctorate degree: 277
Educational Attainment for Females
Plainfield marital status for males
Plainfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,493
  • One, attached: 1,651
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 90
  • 5 to 9: 177
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 14
  • 50 or more: 472
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Plainfield
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainfield, IL
  • 95.4%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainfield, IL
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 546
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 167
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 489
Here:

25.7%
Illinois:

27.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability