Latest Data (2015)
Population 51,217
Nationwide Rank 744

Quick Facts

Plainfield, New Jersey is the 744th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Plainfield, New Jersey is a city.

Plainfield, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Plainfield had its largest population ever.

Plainfield, New Jersey's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Plainfield, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
738 Casa Grande, Arizona 91.0%
739 Grand Island, Nebraska 18.1%
740 Grapevine, Texas 20.4%
741 Kentwood, Michigan 13.0%
742 Tigard, Oregon 19.7%
743 Apple Valley, Minnesota 11.4%
744 Plainfield, New Jersey 7.0%
745 Leesburg, Virginia 78.3%
746 Coral Gables, Florida 19.6%
747 Lakewood, Ohio -10.3%
748 Burien, Washington 58.6%
749 Logan, Utah 17.9%
750 Olympia, Washington 16.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 51,217 744
2014 50,955 738
2013 50,588 730
2012 50,244 724
2011 49,988 720
2010 49,808 710
2009 46,318 761
2008 46,046 759
2007 46,088 752
2006 46,420 744
2005 46,816 726
2004 47,255 708
2003 47,650 696
2002 47,865 680
2001 47,912 667
2000 47,847 656
1990 46,556 569