Work and Jobs in North Plainfield, New Jersey (NJ) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of North Plainfield, New Jersey was 21,103 / 22,204

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care8.3%
(906)
2.9%
(172)
14.5%
(734)
Professional, scientific, and technical services6.9%
(761)
6.9%
(408)
7.0%
(353)
Educational services6.3%
(696)
3.1%
(184)
10.1%
(512)
Construction6.3%
(687)
10.4%
(614)
1.4%
(73)
Administrative and support and waste management services5.7%
(627)
6.3%
(373)
5.0%
(254)
Finance and insurance5.6%
(616)
3.8%
(227)
7.7%
(389)
Chemicals3.9%
(433)
3.5%
(207)
4.5%
(226)
Accommodation and food services3.6%
(398)
3.8%
(225)
3.4%
(173)
Public administration3.2%
(346)
3.2%
(190)
3.1%
(156)
Broadcasting and telecommunications3.0%
(326)
2.9%
(171)
3.1%
(155)
Metal and metal products2.5%
(270)
3.4%
(201)
1.4%
(69)
Miscellaneous manufacturing2.3%
(257)
2.6%
(153)
2.1%
(104)
Food and beverage stores2.2%
(244)
2.5%
(149)
1.9%
(95)
Plastics and rubber products2.2%
(242)
2.9%
(169)
1.4%
(73)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers2.1%
(230)
2.6%
(152)
1.5%
(78)
Computer and electronic products2.1%
(228)
2.1%
(122)
2.1%
(106)
Social assistance1.8%
(196)
0.5%
(28)
3.3%
(168)
Department and other general merchandise stores1.7%
(185)
0.6%
(38)
2.9%
(147)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.5%
(163)
1.2%
(70)
1.8%
(93)
Truck transportation1.4%
(152)
2.6%
(152)
0.0%
(0)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.3%
(144)
1.6%
(94)
1.0%
(50)
U. S. Postal service1.2%
(135)
1.8%
(105)
0.6%
(30)
Personal and laundry services1.2%
(131)
1.6%
(94)
0.7%
(37)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.1%
(125)
1.5%
(90)
0.7%
(35)
Repair and maintenance1.1%
(124)
2.0%
(119)
0.1%
(5)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.1%
(116)
0.9%
(51)
1.3%
(65)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services1.0%
(107)
0.6%
(35)
1.4%
(72)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.9%
(102)
1.2%
(70)
0.6%
(32)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.9%
(94)
0.7%
(39)
1.1%
(55)
Transportation equipment0.8%
(88)
1.3%
(78)
0.2%
(10)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations0.8%
(86)
0.6%
(38)
0.9%
(48)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.8%
(86)
1.1%
(66)
0.4%
(20)
Printing and related support activities0.8%
(84)
1.0%
(60)
0.5%
(24)
Paper0.7%
(77)
0.7%
(40)
0.7%
(37)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.7%
(75)
0.6%
(36)
0.8%
(39)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.7%
(73)
0.9%
(55)
0.4%
(18)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.7%
(72)
0.4%
(21)
1.0%
(51)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.6%
(68)
1.1%
(65)
0.1%
(3)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.6%
(63)
0.8%
(49)
0.3%
(14)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5%
(60)
0.6%
(33)
0.5%
(27)
Utilities0.5%
(55)
0.7%
(44)
0.2%
(11)
Warehousing and storage0.5%
(55)
0.6%
(35)
0.4%
(20)
Food0.5%
(53)
0.7%
(40)
0.3%
(13)
Other direct selling establishments0.5%
(53)
0.5%
(32)
0.4%
(21)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.4%
(47)
0.6%
(37)
0.2%
(10)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.4%
(47)
0.7%
(42)
0.1%
(5)
Apparel0.4%
(45)
0.2%
(10)
0.7%
(35)
Machinery0.4%
(45)
0.5%
(29)
0.3%
(16)
Private households0.4%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(41)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.4%
(40)
0.5%
(29)
0.2%
(11)
Gasoline stations0.4%
(39)
0.6%
(34)
0.1%
(5)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.3%
(38)
0.3%
(18)
0.4%
(20)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(36)
0.3%
(19)
0.3%
(17)
Textile mills and textile products0.3%
(34)
0.3%
(18)
0.3%
(16)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(33)
0.4%
(25)
0.2%
(8)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.3%
(33)
0.3%
(20)
0.3%
(13)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.3%
(29)
0.2%
(13)
0.3%
(16)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.3%
(29)
0.1%
(5)
0.5%
(24)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(28)
0.5%
(28)
0.0%
(0)
Retail florists0.2%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(26)
Wood products0.2%
(24)
0.4%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.2%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(24)
Leather and allied products0.2%
(22)
0.4%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Rail transportation0.2%
(19)
0.2%
(12)
0.1%
(7)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.2%
(18)
0.1%
(6)
0.2%
(12)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.1%
(16)
0.2%
(12)
0.1%
(4)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(15)
0.3%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Management of companies and enterprises0.1%
(15)
0.3%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.1%
(15)
0.3%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(6)
0.2%
(8)
Air transportation0.1%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(13)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(6)
Vending machine operators0.1%
(12)
0.2%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.1%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(12)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1%
(10)
0.1%
(6)
0.1%
(4)
Music stores0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Water transportation0.1%
(6)
0.1%
(6)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other production occupations including supervisors6.1%
(668)
7.7%
(454)
4.2%
(214)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors5.1%
(558)
2.9%
(173)
7.6%
(385)
Computer specialists4.5%
(497)
6.1%
(362)
2.7%
(135)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations4.0%
(437)
4.6%
(272)
3.3%
(165)
Secretaries and administrative assistants4.0%
(434)
0.5%
(28)
8.0%
(406)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors3.3%
(360)
3.7%
(216)
2.8%
(144)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers3.1%
(343)
2.9%
(172)
3.4%
(171)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers3.0%
(325)
5.3%
(313)
0.2%
(12)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.9%
(323)
4.0%
(235)
1.7%
(88)
Business operations specialists2.8%
(310)
1.4%
(82)
4.5%
(228)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.7%
(299)
4.8%
(283)
0.3%
(16)
Metal workers and plastic workers2.2%
(241)
2.5%
(150)
1.8%
(91)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.1%
(234)
1.9%
(111)
2.4%
(123)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing2.1%
(231)
2.5%
(148)
1.6%
(83)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.0%
(220)
2.7%
(157)
1.2%
(63)
Assemblers and fabricators2.0%
(216)
2.0%
(120)
1.9%
(96)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers2.0%
(216)
0.2%
(10)
4.1%
(206)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives1.9%
(210)
0.2%
(11)
3.9%
(199)
Cashiers1.8%
(201)
0.9%
(55)
2.9%
(146)
Registered nurses1.6%
(171)
0.0%
(0)
3.4%
(171)
Accountants and auditors1.5%
(160)
1.7%
(99)
1.2%
(61)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.4%
(151)
0.3%
(19)
2.6%
(132)
Customer service representatives1.4%
(149)
0.7%
(42)
2.1%
(107)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3%
(148)
0.7%
(40)
2.1%
(108)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.3%
(145)
0.4%
(22)
2.4%
(123)
Child care workers1.2%
(128)
0.2%
(10)
2.3%
(118)
Top executives1.2%
(127)
1.5%
(89)
0.8%
(38)
Engineers1.1%
(126)
1.5%
(91)
0.7%
(35)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.1%
(125)
2.0%
(120)
0.1%
(5)
Construction laborers1.0%
(112)
1.9%
(112)
0.0%
(0)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors1.0%
(107)
1.4%
(81)
0.5%
(26)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand1.0%
(105)
1.8%
(105)
0.0%
(0)
Other financial specialists1.0%
(105)
0.9%
(52)
1.0%
(53)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.0%
(105)
0.6%
(36)
1.4%
(69)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.9%
(104)
0.8%
(46)
1.1%
(58)
Art and design workers0.9%
(98)
0.8%
(46)
1.0%
(52)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.9%
(97)
1.1%
(67)
0.6%
(30)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.8%
(92)
0.7%
(40)
1.0%
(52)
Cooks and food preparation workers0.8%
(92)
1.3%
(78)
0.3%
(14)
Financial managers0.7%
(82)
0.7%
(44)
0.8%
(38)
Secondary school teachers0.7%
(81)
0.8%
(49)
0.6%
(32)
Health technologists and technicians0.7%
(80)
0.3%
(18)
1.2%
(62)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.7%
(78)
0.3%
(18)
1.2%
(60)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors0.7%
(78)
0.9%
(55)
0.5%
(23)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.7%
(77)
1.2%
(71)
0.1%
(6)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers0.7%
(73)
1.0%
(62)
0.2%
(11)
Carpenters0.7%
(72)
1.1%
(67)
0.1%
(5)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.7%
(72)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(72)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers0.6%
(68)
0.5%
(29)
0.8%
(39)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.6%
(64)
1.1%
(64)
0.0%
(0)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.6%
(62)
1.0%
(62)
0.0%
(0)
Personal appearance workers0.6%
(62)
0.8%
(45)
0.3%
(17)
Food processing workers0.5%
(59)
0.8%
(48)
0.2%
(11)
Life and physical scientists0.5%
(57)
0.6%
(35)
0.4%
(22)
Media and communication equipment workers0.5%
(55)
0.4%
(24)
0.6%
(31)
Other healthcare support occupations0.5%
(54)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(54)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.5%
(51)
0.8%
(45)
0.1%
(6)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.5%
(50)
0.7%
(43)
0.1%
(7)
Other transportation workers0.4%
(48)
0.8%
(48)
0.0%
(0)
Painters and paperhangers0.4%
(47)
0.7%
(42)
0.1%
(5)
Other construction workers and helpers0.4%
(46)
0.8%
(46)
0.0%
(0)
Plant and system operators0.4%
(46)
0.8%
(46)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers0.4%
(43)
0.3%
(15)
0.6%
(28)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors0.4%
(43)
0.7%
(43)
0.0%
(0)
Therapists0.4%
(42)
0.1%
(8)
0.7%
(34)
Electricians0.4%
(42)
0.7%
(42)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.4%
(41)
0.3%
(18)
0.5%
(23)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.4%
(40)
0.5%
(27)
0.3%
(13)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.4%
(39)
0.6%
(35)
0.1%
(4)
Postsecondary teachers0.3%
(38)
0.1%
(4)
0.7%
(34)
Waiters and waitresses0.3%
(38)
0.3%
(15)
0.5%
(23)
Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers0.3%
(37)
0.2%
(12)
0.5%
(25)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.3%
(35)
0.5%
(29)
0.1%
(6)
Religious workers0.3%
(34)
0.6%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
Printing workers0.3%
(33)
0.5%
(30)
0.1%
(3)
Physicians and surgeons0.3%
(32)
0.2%
(13)
0.4%
(19)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.3%
(29)
0.2%
(13)
0.3%
(16)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.2%
(24)
0.3%
(19)
0.1%
(5)
Legal support workers0.2%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(22)
Lawyers0.2%
(21)
0.3%
(16)
0.1%
(5)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.2%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(20)
Communications equipment operators0.2%
(18)
0.1%
(4)
0.3%
(14)
Bus drivers0.1%
(16)
0.1%
(4)
0.2%
(12)
Special education teachers0.1%
(14)
0.2%
(9)
0.1%
(5)
Woodworkers0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(5)
0.2%
(9)
Rail and water transportation workers0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(6)

Unemployment in North Plainfield

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 16.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 10.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 7.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 9.0%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

5.0% (617)
New Jersey:

3.0% (121,817)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

5.2% (650)
New Jersey:

2.9% (116,511)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

3.8% (478)
New Jersey:

3.7% (148,274)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

12.2% (1,513)
New Jersey:

8.3% (330,656)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

10.6% (1,324)
New Jersey:

9.0% (358,114)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

16.0% (1,987)
New Jersey:

14.6% (585,183)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

14.1% (1,751)
New Jersey:

12.4% (497,208)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

7.6% (951)
New Jersey:

15.4% (614,962)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

4.8% (599)
New Jersey:

7.4% (297,163)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

5.3% (656)
New Jersey:

7.0% (279,787)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

2.9% (357)
New Jersey:

2.9% (116,193)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

2.0% (250)
New Jersey:

1.3% (53,566)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
North Plainfield:

3.1% (390)
New Jersey:

6.2% (249,738)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
North Plainfield:

6.6% (824)
New Jersey:

5.8% (230,751)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

2.3% (250)
New Jersey:

2.4% (92,776)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

2.3% (242)
New Jersey:

2.1% (83,147)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

3.7% (397)
New Jersey:

3.2% (124,191)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

9.0% (962)
New Jersey:

7.7% (297,494)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

9.8% (1,053)
New Jersey:

9.5% (369,088)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

15.1% (1,619)
New Jersey:

14.4% (558,435)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

16.8% (1,797)
New Jersey:

15.3% (592,839)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

12.9% (1,388)
New Jersey:

14.0% (541,137)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

6.6% (704)
New Jersey:

7.6% (295,834)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

5.9% (631)
New Jersey:

6.4% (246,745)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

1.3% (142)
New Jersey:

2.4% (92,391)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
North Plainfield:

0.5% (57)
New Jersey:

1.1% (43,997)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
North Plainfield:

5.7% (614)
New Jersey:

5.5% (213,079)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
North Plainfield:

6.1% (653)
New Jersey:

5.6% (218,724)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    4.2% (294)
    New Jersey:

    4.1% (85,922)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    9.1% (638)
    New Jersey:

    4.3% (90,579)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    4.5% (320)
    New Jersey:

    4.9% (104,093)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    14.9% (1,046)
    New Jersey:

    10.2% (215,899)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    12.1% (854)
    New Jersey:

    9.7% (205,790)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    12.7% (893)
    New Jersey:

    15.0% (317,488)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    14.1% (993)
    New Jersey:

    10.7% (225,622)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    6.4% (447)
    New Jersey:

    13.4% (283,291)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    3.6% (256)
    New Jersey:

    5.9% (124,839)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    6.5% (455)
    New Jersey:

    6.3% (132,278)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    3.2% (224)
    New Jersey:

    2.5% (53,703)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    1.6% (115)
    New Jersey:

    1.3% (26,571)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    2.0% (140)
    New Jersey:

    6.1% (128,537)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    5.5% (385)
    New Jersey:

    5.6% (118,079)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    6.6% (355)
    New Jersey:

    1.9% (35,895)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    1.0% (54)
    New Jersey:

    1.4% (25,932)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    3.0% (160)
    New Jersey:

    2.3% (44,181)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    8.8% (477)
    New Jersey:

    6.1% (114,757)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    8.7% (472)
    New Jersey:

    8.1% (152,324)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    20.1% (1,087)
    New Jersey:

    14.2% (267,695)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    14.1% (763)
    New Jersey:

    14.4% (271,586)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    9.2% (498)
    New Jersey:

    17.6% (331,671)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    6.2% (338)
    New Jersey:

    9.1% (172,324)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    3.8% (206)
    New Jersey:

    7.8% (147,509)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    2.3% (125)
    New Jersey:

    3.3% (62,490)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    2.4% (128)
    New Jersey:

    1.4% (26,995)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    4.2% (230)
    New Jersey:

    6.4% (121,201)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    7.6% (411)
    New Jersey:

    6.0% (112,672)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 34.0%
Number of people working at home: 213 (2.0% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,040 (-33.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,087 (10.1%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
North Plainfield:

8.5% (40)
New Jersey:

17.6% (65,274)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
North Plainfield:

56.8% (5,702)
New Jersey:

61.3% (2,082,817)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
North Plainfield:

11.0% (52)
New Jersey:

19.5% (72,353)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
North Plainfield:

26.5% (2,664)
New Jersey:

20.2% (685,905)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
North Plainfield:

3.4% (16)
New Jersey:

14.8% (54,902)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
North Plainfield:

9.7% (974)
New Jersey:

8.8% (297,707)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
North Plainfield:

77.1% (363)
New Jersey:

48.2% (178,985)
60 or more minutes - other means:
North Plainfield:

7.0% (698)
New Jersey:

9.8% (331,934)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%)

Working at home in 2013 - North Plainfield

Working at home in 2013 - New Jersey

Less than 5 minutes:
North Plainfield:

4.2% (133)
New Jersey:

2.4% (90,491)
5 to 9 minutes:
North Plainfield:

10.2% (326)
New Jersey:

8.6% (319,975)
10 to 14 minutes:
North Plainfield:

18.2% (584)
New Jersey:

12.8% (475,871)
15 to 19 minutes:
North Plainfield:

16.7% (536)
New Jersey:

13.9% (518,511)
20 to 24 minutes:
North Plainfield:

9.5% (306)
New Jersey:

13.8% (513,872)
25 to 29 minutes:
North Plainfield:

4.9% (157)
New Jersey:

6.5% (241,586)
30 to 34 minutes:
North Plainfield:

8.9% (286)
New Jersey:

13.8% (512,848)
35 to 39 minutes:
North Plainfield:

1.3% (41)
New Jersey:

3.0% (112,200)
40 to 44 minutes:
North Plainfield:

2.4% (77)
New Jersey:

4.8% (178,547)
45 to 59 minutes:
North Plainfield:

11.5% (370)
New Jersey:

9.1% (339,364)
60 to 89 minutes:
North Plainfield:

9.6% (307)
New Jersey:

7.8% (291,572)
90 or more minutes:
North Plainfield:

1.9% (61)
New Jersey:

3.3% (123,064)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - North Plainfield

Working at home in 2000 - New Jersey

Less than 5 minutes:
North Plainfield:

1.5% (166)
New Jersey:

2.6% (99,241)
5 to 9 minutes:
North Plainfield:

7.1% (765)
New Jersey:

9.0% (347,598)
10 to 14 minutes:
North Plainfield:

9.7% (1,044)
New Jersey:

12.5% (482,988)
15 to 19 minutes:
North Plainfield:

13.0% (1,395)
New Jersey:

13.2% (510,571)
20 to 24 minutes:
North Plainfield:

14.4% (1,544)
New Jersey:

12.8% (497,467)
25 to 29 minutes:
North Plainfield:

7.7% (828)
New Jersey:

5.4% (210,226)
30 to 34 minutes:
North Plainfield:

17.3% (1,857)
New Jersey:

12.7% (492,539)
35 to 39 minutes:
North Plainfield:

3.7% (395)
New Jersey:

2.8% (109,571)
40 to 44 minutes:
North Plainfield:

4.3% (464)
New Jersey:

4.0% (156,148)
45 to 59 minutes:
North Plainfield:

9.2% (990)
New Jersey:

9.1% (352,609)
60 to 89 minutes:
North Plainfield:

5.8% (622)
New Jersey:

8.7% (335,777)
90 or more minutes:
North Plainfield:

4.1% (439)
New Jersey:

4.5% (175,142)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    3.2% (61)
    New Jersey:

    2.3% (44,078)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    4.3% (82)
    New Jersey:

    7.4% (145,299)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    19.9% (378)
    New Jersey:

    11.6% (225,908)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    21.5% (408)
    New Jersey:

    13.1% (255,951)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    11.1% (211)
    New Jersey:

    13.2% (258,410)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    5.6% (107)
    New Jersey:

    6.3% (123,043)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    5.2% (100)
    New Jersey:

    13.9% (271,933)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    0.8% (15)
    New Jersey:

    3.2% (62,852)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    2.2% (41)
    New Jersey:

    4.9% (96,513)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    13.5% (256)
    New Jersey:

    10.2% (198,618)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    10.8% (205)
    New Jersey:

    9.7% (188,916)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    3.2% (60)
    New Jersey:

    4.1% (80,182)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    5.5% (72)
    New Jersey:

    2.6% (46,413)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    19.1% (251)
    New Jersey:

    9.9% (174,676)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    15.7% (205)
    New Jersey:

    14.2% (249,963)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    12.4% (163)
    New Jersey:

    14.9% (262,560)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    6.7% (88)
    New Jersey:

    14.5% (255,462)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    3.4% (45)
    New Jersey:

    6.7% (118,543)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    14.1% (184)
    New Jersey:

    13.6% (240,915)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    2.1% (28)
    New Jersey:

    2.8% (49,348)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    2.6% (35)
    New Jersey:

    4.6% (82,034)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    9.0% (118)
    New Jersey:

    8.0% (140,746)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    7.8% (102)
    New Jersey:

    5.8% (102,656)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    0.4% (6)
    New Jersey:

    2.4% (42,882)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - North Plainfield

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - New Jersey

Drove car alone:
North Plainfield:

65.7% (2,215)
New Jersey:

76.5% (2,970,924)
Carpooled:
North Plainfield:

8.4% (283)
New Jersey:

8.3% (322,269)
Bus or trolley bus:
North Plainfield:

1.3% (44)
New Jersey:

3.8% (146,725)
Streetcar or trolley car:
North Plainfield:

0.2% (5)
New Jersey:

0.1% (2,640)
Subway or elevated:
North Plainfield:

1.3% (44)
New Jersey:

0.9% (34,760)
Bicycle:
North Plainfield:

0.7% (22)
New Jersey:

0.4% (16,305)
Walked:
North Plainfield:

5.0% (169)
New Jersey:

3.1% (120,747)
Other means:
North Plainfield:

3.2% (107)
New Jersey:

1.7% (66,997)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - North Plainfield

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - New Jersey

Drove car alone:
North Plainfield:

76.9% (8,240)
New Jersey:

73.0% (2,828,303)
Carpooled:
North Plainfield:

12.8% (1,371)
New Jersey:

10.6% (412,299)
Bus or trolley bus:
North Plainfield:

1.8% (190)
New Jersey:

5.5% (213,067)
Subway or elevated:
North Plainfield:

0.3% (36)
New Jersey:

1.3% (50,279)
Railroad:
North Plainfield:

2.3% (245)
New Jersey:

2.4% (93,864)
Motorcycle:
North Plainfield:

0.1% (7)
New Jersey:

0.0% (1,830)
Bicycle:
North Plainfield:

0.3% (33)
New Jersey:

0.2% (9,142)
Walked:
North Plainfield:

1.8% (197)
New Jersey:

3.1% (121,305)
Other means:
North Plainfield:

1.8% (190)
New Jersey:

0.7% (25,484)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - North Plainfield (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - New Jersey (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    66.5% (1,229)
    New Jersey:

    75.8% (1,544,201)
    Carpooled - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    7.8% (144)
    New Jersey:

    8.6% (175,683)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    0.9% (17)
    New Jersey:

    3.6% (72,907)
    Bicycle - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    1.2% (21)
    New Jersey:

    0.6% (12,672)
    Walked - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    2.9% (53)
    New Jersey:

    3.0% (61,057)
    Other means - Males:
    North Plainfield:

    3.3% (61)
    New Jersey:

    2.0% (40,231)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - North Plainfield (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2013Travel time to work - New Jersey (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    64.8% (988)
    New Jersey:

    77.2% (1,426,723)
    Carpooled - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    9.1% (139)
    New Jersey:

    7.9% (146,586)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    1.9% (29)
    New Jersey:

    4.0% (73,818)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    0.4% (6)
    New Jersey:

    0.1% (1,438)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    5.3% (81)
    New Jersey:

    0.8% (14,787)
    Walked - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    8.2% (125)
    New Jersey:

    3.2% (59,690)
    Other means - Females:
    North Plainfield:

    3.0% (46)
    New Jersey:

    1.4% (26,766)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
North Plainfield:

85.7% (8,240)
New Jersey:

87.3% (2,828,303)
In 2 person carpool:
North Plainfield:

9.8% (942)
New Jersey:

9.6% (311,146)
In 3 person carpool:
North Plainfield:

2.8% (268)
New Jersey:

1.7% (55,192)
In 4 person carpool:
North Plainfield:

1.1% (104)
New Jersey:

0.7% (21,516)
In 5-6 person carpool:
North Plainfield:

0.3% (33)
New Jersey:

0.4% (12,963)
In 7+ person carpool:
North Plainfield:

0.2% (24)
New Jersey:

0.4% (11,482)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
North Plainfield:

76.8% (8,422)
New Jersey:

70.6% (2,789,718)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
North Plainfield:

2.0% (220)
New Jersey:

3.8% (149,548)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
North Plainfield:

4.8% (523)
New Jersey:

6.4% (254,203)
Local government workers:
North Plainfield:

5.2% (569)
New Jersey:

7.9% (311,080)
State government workers:
North Plainfield:

3.8% (414)
New Jersey:

3.8% (151,067)
Federal government workers:
North Plainfield:

2.3% (250)
New Jersey:

2.2% (88,294)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
North Plainfield:

5.1% (561)
New Jersey:

5.0% (197,664)
Unpaid family workers:
North Plainfield:

0.1% (8)
New Jersey:

0.2% (8,455)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
North Plainfield:

78.5% (4,640)
New Jersey:

72.1% (1,513,771)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
North Plainfield:

2.8% (166)
New Jersey:

5.5% (115,635)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
North Plainfield:

2.4% (140)
New Jersey:

3.9% (82,116)
Local government workers - Males:
North Plainfield:

3.8% (224)
New Jersey:

6.3% (131,844)
State government workers - Males:
North Plainfield:

3.1% (182)
New Jersey:

3.2% (68,111)
Federal government workers - Males:
North Plainfield:

2.3% (134)
New Jersey:

2.6% (53,792)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
North Plainfield:

7.2% (428)
New Jersey:

6.2% (130,204)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
North Plainfield:

74.8% (3,782)
New Jersey:

68.9% (1,275,947)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
North Plainfield:

1.1% (54)
New Jersey:

1.8% (33,913)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
North Plainfield:

7.6% (383)
New Jersey:

9.3% (172,087)
Local government workers - Females:
North Plainfield:

6.8% (345)
New Jersey:

9.7% (179,236)
State government workers - Females:
North Plainfield:

4.6% (232)
New Jersey:

4.5% (82,956)
Federal government workers - Females:
North Plainfield:

2.3% (116)
New Jersey:

1.9% (34,502)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
North Plainfield:

2.6% (133)
New Jersey:

3.6% (67,460)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
North Plainfield:

0.2% (8)
New Jersey:

0.3% (5,071)
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