Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ

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Population

103,327

1.17% growth

Median Age

38.1


Median Household Income

$84,081

3.38% growth

Poverty Rate

11.7%


Number of Employees

49,749

1.08% growth

Median Property Value

$423,700

3.19% growth

About

In 2017, Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ had a population of 103k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $84,081. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ grew from 102,136 to 103,327, a 1.17% increase and its median household income grew from $81,335 to $84,081, a 3.38% increase.

The population of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is 42.4% White Alone, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 22.7% Black or African American Alone. 34.1% of the people in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 83.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Nursing (113 degrees awarded in 2016), Union County Vocational Technical School (73 degrees), and JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Imaging (31 degrees).

The median property value in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is $423,700, and the homeownership rate is 63.5%. Most people in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ employs 49.7k people. The largest industries in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (3,323 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,866 people), and Construction (2,799 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($203,027), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($188,310), and Motion pictures & video industries ($185,912).

Median household income in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is $84,081. Males in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,691. The income inequality in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.543, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,081

2017 value

± $4,005

3.38%

1 Year Growth

± 5.96%

Households in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $84,081, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $81,335 in 2016, which represents a 3.38% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$89,073

Average Male Salary

± $17,363

$68,691

Average Female Salary

± $15,696

In 2017, full-time male employees in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $102,746 ± $44,182

  2. White

    $92,601 ± $17,640

  3. Black

    $47,163 ± $11,652

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.543

2017 Wage GINI

0.541

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was 0.543 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.449% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $146,691, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Morristown Town, Madison & Florham Park Boroughs PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $141,315 and $139,109.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ (12k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    5,518 ± 572

  2. Black

    3,672 ± 445

  3. White

    3,029 ± 405

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by Black and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

49.7k

2017 Value

1.08%

1 Year growth

± 1.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 49.2k employees to 49.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, are Miscellaneous managers (1,739 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,439 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,293 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (1,739 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,439 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,293 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other (5.24 times higher than expected), Chemists & materials scientists (4.14 times), and Packers & packagers, hand (4.11 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Other Physical Scientists ($332,930), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($305,610), and Compliance officers ($288,053).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

49.7k

2017 Value

1.08%

1 Year growth

± 1.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 49.2k employees to 49.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,323 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,866 people), and Construction (2,799 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,323 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,866 people), and Construction (2,799 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (7.39 times higher than expected), Sugar & confectionery products (4.86 times), and Car washes (3.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($203,027), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($188,310), and Motion pictures & video industries ($185,912).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

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Health

84% of the population of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 53.5% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 9.91% on Medicare, 6.65% on non-group plans, and 0.467% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16%

Uninsured

53.5%

Employer Coverage

13.5%

Medicaid

9.91%

Medicare

6.65%

Non-Group

0.467%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 16%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 103k people, from which 83.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is composed of 43.8k White Alone residents (42.4%), 26.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (26%), 23.5k Black or African American Alone residents (22.7%), 4.47k Asian Alone residents (4.32%), 3.52k Some Other Race Alone residents (3.41%), 1.19k Two or More Races residents (1.15%), 56 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0542%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (24,304 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,389 speakers), and Haitian (950 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was 38.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

26.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

26.9k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was 26.3%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Guatemala

    4,472 ± 1,606 people

  2. El Salvador

    3,981 ± 1,519 people

  3. Ecuador

    1,849 ± 1,046 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was Guatemala, the natal country of 4,472 Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by El Salvador with 3,981 and Ecuador with 1,849.

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Citizenship

83.6%

2017 Citizenship

82.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.6% of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was 82.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    43.8k ± 1.06k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    26.8k ± 2.11k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    23.5k ± 1.27k

In 2017, there were 1.63 times more White Alone residents (43.8k people) in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.8k Hispanic or Latino and 23.5k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    24,304 speakers (25.2%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    1,389 speakers (1.44%)

  3. Haitian

    950 speakers (0.984%)

34.1% of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 25.2% of the overall population of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 1.44% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.984% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,095 ± 216

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    415 ± 169

  3. Korea

    366 ± 109

Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ awarded 217 degrees. The student population of Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 141 male students and 368 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are White (101 and 46.5%), followed by Black or African American (50 and 23%), Hispanic or Latino (38 and 17.5%), and Asian (15 and 6.91%).

The largest universities in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Nursing (113 and 52.1%), Union County Vocational Technical School (73 and 33.6%), and JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Imaging (31 and 14.3%).

The most popular majors in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are Registered Nursing (113 and 52.1%), Automotive Engineering Technology (24 and 11.1%), and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (19 and 8.76%).

The median tuition costs in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 113 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was Registered Nursing with 113 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Nursing with 113 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

81

Degrees Awarded to Men

136

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 81 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.596 times less than the 136 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    101 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    38 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ were to White students. These 101 degrees mean that there were 2.02 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 50 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was $423,700 in 2017, which is 1.95 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $410,600 to $423,700, a 3.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is 63.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 33.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$84,081

Median Household Income

± $4,005

33.6k

Number of Households

± 1,142

In 2017, the median household income of the 33.6k households in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ grew to $84,081 from the previous year's value of $81,335.

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Housing

Property Value

$423,700

2017 Median

± $10,163

$410,600

2016 Median

± $9,665

In 2017, the median property value in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ grew to to $423,700 from the previous year's value of $410,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

63.5%

2017 Homeownership

63.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.5% of the housing units in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

33.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (33.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.76% of the workforce in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.5%

  2. Public Transit

    12.1%

  3. Other

    8.06%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (65.5%), followed by those who Public Transit (12.1%) and those who Other (8.06%).

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