Plainfield, IL

41,881 Population
23.3 square miles 1,795.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,795.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.6%
was 52.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.5%
was 10.6%
 
Percent Under 18
32.8%
was 33.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
6.6%
was 6.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 5.3
Ranked 6th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
1.9%
was 1.9%
 
Median Household Income
$116,896
was $111,521
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
34.1
33.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
was 2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
91.3
was 49.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
814.9
was 1,048.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,877
was 12,686
 
Median Rent
$1,665
was $1,492
 
Total Building Permits
136
was 452
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,395
was 12,113
 
Homeownership Rate
85.8%
was 86.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
136
was 104
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
527.5
was 544.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.5%
was 26.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 348
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.4
was 3.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.6
was 36.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.4
was 11.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.6%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.9%
was 95.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
50.9%
was 49.6%
 

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