Plainfield, NJ 07060 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07060: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Acceptable Alternative
N Plainfield, NJ 07060
North Plainfield, NJ 07060

Not Acceptable, USPS
Muhlenberg, NJ 07060

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,164
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,365
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,883
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.631, Longitude -74.437
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 07060 has segments in 2 Counties (Somerset, Union).


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Plainfield, NJ 07060 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 45,390
Population in Households 44,741
Population in Familes 35,002
Population in Group Qrtrs 649
Population Density1 8,689
Diversity Index2 89
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,187
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 9,797
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,883 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,304 (53.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,480 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $287,801
Average Home Value $315,426
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,792
Average Household Income $76,073
Per Capita Income $24,313
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.63%
Households 0.21% 0.47%
Families 0.24% 0.49%
Median Household Income   -0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Plainfield, NJ 07060 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07060 to the other 580 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 94th
Population Density1 # 63 89th
Diversity Index2 # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 494 15th
Per Capita Income # 510 12th

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