NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About North Plainfield, NJ

North Plainfield, NJ is located in Union County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for North Plainfield is about 21,289 with about 2,927 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 71,485.

The Average Home Value is $248,933.33, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 24% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $66,981.33, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 14% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for North Plainfield is about 5.7%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Union County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.01% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 67.29%
Republican: 31.62%
Libertarian: 0.56%
Green: 0.31%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Watchung, NJ (0.88 mi.)
Plainfield, NJ (1.96 mi.)
Fanwood, NJ (2.95 mi.)
Dunellen, NJ (3.01 mi.)
Green Brook, NJ (3.01 mi.)
Berkeley Hts, NJ (3.30 mi.)
Warren, NJ (3.72 mi.)
S Plainfield, NJ (3.73 mi.)
Stirling, NJ (4.54 mi.)
Westfield, NJ (4.90 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07060, 07062, 07063
Latitude : 40.619705
Longitude : -74.427944
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 100 ft.
Area Code(s) : 732, 908

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 3.19
Male Population Estimate : 50.31%
Female Population Estimate : 49.69%
Median Age : 34.4
Male Median Age : 33.1
Female Median Age : 35.8

White Population Estimate : 36.15%
Black Population Estimate : 42.38%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 41.62%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.87%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.19%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.57%
Other Population Estimate : 21.33%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of North Plainfield specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Union County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Union County: About 357 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Union County is about 6% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 19% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.