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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Demographic Statistics

Plainfield, New Jersey,

Number

Percent

Total population47,829100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male23,39348.9
Female24,43651.1
Under 5 years3,7707.9
5 to 9 years3,8378.0
10 to 14 years3,5167.4
15 to 19 years3,3417.0
20 to 24 years3,5597.4
25 to 34 years7,61115.9
35 to 44 years8,00516.7
45 to 54 years5,82512.2
55 to 59 years2,2384.7
60 to 64 years1,7253.6
65 to 74 years2,3955.0
75 to 84 years1,4413.0
85 years and over5661.2
Median age (years)32.8(X)
18 years and over34,66272.5
Male
16,63034.8
Female
18,03237.7
21 years and over32,66968.3
62 years and over5,35511.2
65 years and over4,4029.2
Male
1,7043.6
Female
2,6985.6
RACE
One race45,65295.4
White
10,25821.4
Black or African American
29,55061.8
American Indian and Alaska Native
1950.4
Asian
4470.9
Asian Indian
1610.3
Chinese
490.1
Filipino
680.1
Japanese
50.0
Korean
110.0
Vietnamese
1090.2

Other Asian 1

440.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
460.1
Native Hawaiian
20.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
340.1
Samoan
40.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

60.0
Some other race
5,15610.8
Two or more races2,1774.6

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White11,67524.4
Black or African American30,55763.9
American Indian and Alaska Native5261.1
Asian5701.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1330.3
Some other race6,69614.0
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population47,829100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)12,03325.2
Mexican
8071.7
Puerto Rican
1,7823.7
Cuban
1450.3
Other Hispanic or Latino
9,29919.4
Not Hispanic or Latino35,79674.8
White alone
5,50811.5
RELATIONSHIP
Total population47,829100.0
In households46,92298.1
Householder
15,13731.6
Spouse
5,95212.4
Child
14,71830.8
Own child under 18 years
9,92820.8
Other relatives
6,48913.6
Under 18 years
2,6935.6
Nonrelatives
4,6269.7
Unmarried partner
1,2552.6
In group quarters9071.9
Institutionalized population
5501.1
Noninstitutionalized population
3570.7
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households15,137100.0
Family households (families)10,89872.0
With own children under 18 years
5,37435.5
Married-couple family
5,95239.3
With own children under 18 years
2,84818.8
Female householder, no husband present
3,71124.5
With own children under 18 years
1,96413.0
Nonfamily households4,23928.0
Householder living alone
3,19421.1
Householder 65 years and over
1,1157.4
Households with individuals under 18 years6,74844.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over3,19521.1
Average household size3.10(X)
Average family size3.49(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units16,180100.0
Occupied housing units15,13793.6
Vacant housing units1,0436.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
190.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.3(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)5.0(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units15,137100.0
Owner-occupied housing units7,57950.1
Renter-occupied housing units7,55849.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.16(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3.04(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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