|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of North Plainfield is 22,497. North Plainfield, New Jersey is the 1,707th largest city in the US.
North Plainfield is located entirely in Somerset County.
The peak population of North Plainfield was in 2020, when its population was 22,678. In 2020, North Plainfield was the 1,690th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,707th largest city in the US. North Plainfield is currently 0.8% smaller than it was in 2020.
North Plainfield has grown 3.4% since the 2000. North Plainfield, New Jersey's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
North Plainfield has a population density of 7,851.1 people per square mile.
|1703||Summit, New Jersey||22,526||6.5%|
|1705||Hialeah Gardens, Florida||22,508||16.5%|
|1707||North Plainfield, New Jersey||22,497||3.4%|
|1708||Central Falls, Rhode Island||22,464||18.5%|
|1709||Roselle, New Jersey||22,432||5.3%|
|1710||Junction City, Kansas||22,429||18.5%|
|1712||La Porte, Indiana||22,383||3.6%|
The total voting age population of North Plainfield, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,328. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.2% of the residents of North Plainfield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of North Plainfield are 53.3% White, 19.8% Other, 18.2% Black, 4.7% Two or more races, 3.8% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 49.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In North Plainfield, 13.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.3%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in North Plainfield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 75.1% of North Plainfield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.2% of North Plainfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among North Plainfield residents aged 5 and older, 48.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 42.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in North Plainfield is 6.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In North Plainfield, 10.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in North Plainfield is $69,566.
In North Plainfield, 54.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.7% of housing units in North Plainfield.
Of all the housing units in North Plainfield, 29.6% of them were build before 1940.
In North Plainfield, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in North Plainfield is $1,382.
In North Plainfield, 88.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.