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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNew Jersey

Housing Statistics

Plainfield, New Jersey,

Number

Percent

Total housing units16,180100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached7,67447.4
1-unit, attached6013.7
2 units2,26414.0
3 or 4 units1,84311.4
5 to 9 units7454.6
10 to 19 units6534.0
20 or more units2,37114.7
Mobile home290.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000750.5
1995 to 1998980.6
1990 to 1994940.6
1980 to 19896914.3
1970 to 19791,4729.1
1960 to 19692,00412.4
1940 to 19596,12437.8
1939 or earlier5,62234.7
ROOMS
1 room5763.6
2 rooms8535.3
3 rooms2,35514.6
4 rooms2,36714.6
5 rooms2,73416.9
6 rooms2,60116.1
7 rooms1,93812.0
8 rooms1,1727.2
9 or more rooms1,5849.8
Median (rooms)5.2(X)
Occupied Housing Units15,137100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20002,65717.6
1995 to 19984,40629.1
1990 to 19942,60917.2
1980 to 19892,39515.8
1970 to 19791,3939.2
1969 or earlier1,67711.1
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,61017.2
15,76338.1
24,28128.3
3 or more2,48316.4
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas9,89565.4
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2691.8
Electricity1,3488.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.3,49923.1
Coal or coke90.1
Wood110.1
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel650.4
No fuel used410.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1611.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1160.8
No telephone service6584.3
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units15,137100.0
1.00 or less13,17987.1
1.01 to 1.501,0967.2
1.51 or more8625.7
Specified owner-occupied units6,508100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000310.5
$50,000 to $99,9991,08616.7
$100,000 to $149,9992,89644.5
$150,000 to $199,9991,63025.0
$200,000 to $299,9995668.7
$300,000 to $499,9992694.1
$500,000 to $999,999300.5
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)137,500(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage5,20379.9
Less than $300
60.1
$300 to $499
00.0
$500 to $699
1041.6
$700 to $999
5628.6
$1,000 to $1,499
1,64325.2
$1,500 to $1,999
1,75026.9
$2,000 or more
1,13817.5
Median (dollars)
1,572(X)
Not mortgaged1,30520.1
Median (dollars)
619(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,30420.0
15 to 19 percent1,02815.8
20 to 24 percent1,12817.3
25 to 29 percent73011.2
30 to 34 percent5849.0
35 percent or more1,67425.7
Not computed600.9
Specified renter-occupied units7,558100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2004806.4
$200 to $2992683.5
$300 to $4996508.6
$500 to $7492,68835.6
$750 to $9992,46332.6
$1,000 to $1,49980210.6
$1,500 or more1271.7
No cash rent801.1
Median (dollars)726(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,39718.5
15 to 19 percent1,06814.1
20 to 24 percent1,03513.7
25 to 29 percent89011.8
30 to 34 percent5967.9
35 percent or more2,35431.1
Not computed2182.9
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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