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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,138
  • PO Box Addresses: 128
  • Residential Addresses: 14,149
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,817
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,332

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Plainfield, NJ 07060 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,034
Daytime Population: Workers 14,281
Daytime Population: Residents 21,914
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,195
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 45,377
Population in Familes 35,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 657
Population Density2 9,134
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $53,089
Average Household Income $77,278
Per Capita Income $24,766


Total Housing Units 15,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,900 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,534 (54.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,343 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $296,731
Average Home Value $316,636


Total Households 14,434
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 9,936
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.55%
Households 0.35% 0.43%
Families 0.33% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Plainfield, NJ 07060 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07060 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 63 89th
Diversity Index # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 489 16th
Per Capita Income # 507 13th

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