South Plainfield Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

South Plainfield Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 23,956 0.4%
Male Population 12,076 1.7%
Female Population 11,880 -0.9%
Male Population 50.41 %
Female Population 49.59 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.4 -1.9%
Citizen US Born 18,070 2.0%
Citizen not US Born 4,010 -7.4%
Not Citizen 1,876 4.2%
Citizen US Born 75.43 %
Citizen not US Born 16.74 %
Not Citizen 7.83 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 133 0.8%
Moved from Same Country 1,223 36.3%
Moved from Same State 333 -42.2%
Moved from Different State 320 7.0%
Same House as Last Year 21,567 -0.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.56 %
Moved from Same Country 5.19 %
Moved from Same State 1.41 %
Moved from Different State 1.36 %
Same House as Last Year 91.48 %

Occupational Employment in South Plainfield top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 9,818 0.6%
Blue Collar 2,945 3.8%
White Collar 76.93 %
Blue Collar 23.07 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,038 -0.8%
Private Companies 9,138 0.1%
Governmental Workers 1,714 -1.8%
Not for Profit Companies 873 29.0%
Self Employees 8.13 %
Private Companies 71.6 %
Governmental Workers 13.43 %
Not for Profit Companies 6.84 %

Number of Households in South Plainfield top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,924 1.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.7%
Family Households 6,423 1.3%
Non-family Households 1,501 1.0%
Family Households 81.06 %
Non-family Households 18.94 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,936 1.7%
Households without Children 4,988 0.9%
Households with Children 37.05 %
Households without Children 62.95 %

Median and Average Income in South Plainfield top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $110,040.00 0.2%
Median Household Income $101,565.00 1.0%
People below Poverty Level 658 -10.7%
People above Poverty Level 22,692 0.2%

Housing in South Plainfield top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 8,208 1.2%
Median Year Built 1963 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 757 10.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 804 25.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,117 -0.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,564 2.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 973 10.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 755 -17.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 524 4.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 636 -10.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 78 -36.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,924 1.2%
Owner Occupied 6,694 3.1%
Renter Occupied 1,230 -7.8%
Owner Occupied 84.48 %
Renter Occupied 15.52 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,593 0.8%
Without Mortgage 2,101 8.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $340,000.00 1.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $340,600.00 4.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,955.00 0.6%
With Mortgage 68.61 %
Without Mortgage 31.39 %

South Plainfield Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 844 -9.2%
Some High School 6,609 3.3%
Some College 4,341 0.2%
Associate Degree 1,266 17.1%
Bachelor's Degree 4,145 -2.6%
No High School 4.51 %
Some High School 35.3 %
Some College 20.05 %
Associate Degree 6.76 %
Bachelor's Degree 22.14 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in South Plainfield top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,546 -1.6%
Married 11,754 1.4%
Separated 139 -10.3%
Widowed 1,062 -7.7%
Divorced 1,105 -8.9%
Never Married 28.49 %
Married 60.38 %
Separated 0.71 %
Widowed 5.46 %
Divorced 5.68 %

Means of Transport to Work in South Plainfield top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 11,188 0.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 91 -5.2%
Subway or Elevated 422 N/A
Railroad 0 -100.0%
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 28 3.7%
Motorcycle 11 22.2%
TaxiCab 0 N/A
Walk 94 327.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 07080

Recently added listings in South Plainfield top

South Plainfield is an area in Middlesex County,New Jersey with a population of 23,956. There are 12,076 male residents living in South Plainfield and 11,880 female residents. The total number of households is 7,924 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 40 with 11,754 people being married and 7,852 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 76.93% white collar employees and 23.07% blue collar employees in South Plainfield..
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