Plainfield, NJ 07062 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07062: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainfield, NJ 07062

Acceptable Alternative
N Plainfield, NJ 07062
North Plainfield, NJ 07062

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.632, Longitude -74.4
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 07062 has segments in 2 Counties (Somerset, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 228
  • PO Box Addresses: 105
  • Residential Addresses: 4,587
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 321
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,266

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

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Plainfield, NJ 07062 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,514
Daytime Population: Workers 2,342
Daytime Population: Residents 7,557
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,899
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 14,419
Population in Familes 11,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density2 7,603
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $58,141
Average Household Income $79,854
Per Capita Income $26,670


Total Housing Units 5,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,874 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,929 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $273,614
Average Home Value $303,366


Total Households 4,803
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 3,440
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.58% 0.6%
Households 0.33% 0.43%
Families 0.31% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Plainfield, NJ 07062 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07062 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 # 224 61st
Population Density # 79 87th
Diversity Index # 57 91st
Median Household Income # 451 22nd
Per Capita Income # 486 16th

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