Plainfield, IN

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2019 Population
32,879
2.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
38
0.262% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
9.11%
1.41% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$61,046
2.84% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$170,400
4.54% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
16,325
5.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Plainfield, IN had a population of 32.9k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $61,046. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Plainfield, IN grew from 32,045 to 32,879, a 2.6% increase and its median household income declined from $62,828 to $61,046, a −2.84% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Plainfield, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.34%), White (Hispanic) (2.19%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.7%). 0% of the households in Plainfield, IN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.3% of the residents in Plainfield, IN are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Plainfield, IN was $170,400, and the homeownership rate was 63.8%. Most people in Plainfield, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Plainfield, IN was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Plainfield, IN is home to a population of 32.9k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 10.8% of Plainfield, IN residents were born outside of the country (3.56k people).

In 2019, there were 8.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.2k people) in Plainfield, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Plainfield, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.2k ± 837
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.09k ± 792
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 388
4.05%
Hispanic Population
1.33k people

In 2019, there were 8.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.2k people) in Plainfield, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.05% of the people in Plainfield, IN are hispanic (1.33k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Plainfield, IN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.56k people
5.34%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.71k people

As of 2019, 10.8% of Plainfield, IN residents (3.56k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Plainfield, IN was 5.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 2
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Plainfield, IN was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Plainfield, IN are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Plainfield, IN residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,691 ± 7,807 people
  2. India
    31,681 ± 4,360 people
  3. China
    22,944 ± 3,712 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 102,691 Indiana residents, followed by India with 31,681 and China with 22,944.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2019 Citizenship
98.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.3% of Plainfield, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Plainfield, IN was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    492 ± 119
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    457 ± 159
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    291 ± 110

Plainfield, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Indiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Plainfield, IN is $61,046. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Plainfield, IN was Census Tract 2106.08 with a value of $84,656, followed by Census Tract 2107 and Census Tract 2108.02, with respective values of $83,636 and $54,531.

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,355. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Plainfield, IN employs 16.3k people. The largest industries in Plainfield, IN are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,284 people), Manufacturing (1,810 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,606 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,818), Manufacturing ($55,304), and Construction ($53,009).

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,046
2019 value
± $6,416
−2.84%
1 Year Growth
± 13.5%

Households in Plainfield, IN have a median annual income of $61,046, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,828 in 2018, which represents a −2.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,420
Average Male Salary in Indiana
± $1,273
$45,355
Average Female Salary in Indiana
± $969

In 2019, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Indiana
  1. Asian
    $62,156 ± $7,381
  2. White
    $48,583 ± $799
  3. American Indian
    $40,367 ± $11,530

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Indiana.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Plainfield, IN is from Indiana.
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.454
2018 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2019, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0403% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2106.08
  2. Census Tract 2107
  3. Census Tract 2108.02

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Plainfield, IN was Census Tract 2106.08 with a value of $84,656, followed by Census Tract 2107 and Census Tract 2108.02, with respective values of $83,636 and $54,531.

The following map shows all of the places in Plainfield, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Plainfield, IN (2.82k out of 30.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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. White
    1,710 ± 321
  2. Asian
    637 ± 237
  3. Hispanic
    282 ± 177

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Plainfield, IN is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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

16.3k
2019 Value
± 1,067
5.04%
1 Year growth
± 8.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Plainfield, IN grew at a rate of 5.04%, from 15.5k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Plainfield, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,233 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,653 people), and Management Occupations (1,449 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Plainfield, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Plainfield, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,233 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,653 people), and Management Occupations (1,449 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Plainfield, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.75 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.42 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.39 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Plainfield, IN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,188), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($70,847), and Management Occupations ($70,542).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.3k
2019 Value
± 1,067
5.04%
1 Year growth
± 8.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Plainfield, IN grew at a rate of 5.04%, from 15.5k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Plainfield, IN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,284 people), Manufacturing (1,810 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,606 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Plainfield, IN, though some of these residents may live in Plainfield, IN 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, IN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,284 people), Manufacturing (1,810 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,606 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Plainfield, IN has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.17 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.61 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Plainfield, IN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($81,818), Manufacturing ($55,304), and Construction ($53,009).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.2B
  2. $40.4B
  3. $38.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $85.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($40.4B) and Base metals ($38.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Indiana.
$478B
2018 Value in Indiana
$865B
Projected 2045 Value in Indiana
81% growth

In 2018, total outbound Indiana trade was $478B. This is expected to increase 81% to $865B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana 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 Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.6B
  2. $39B
  3. $35.7B

In 2018, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $41.6B, followed by Illinois with $39B and Ohio and $35.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Hendricks County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 64% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (29.9%), followed by Other (6.12%). The most partisan county was Daviess County, IN with 79.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hendricks County, IN
64% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Indiana
  1. 79.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Indiana was Daviess County, IN with 79.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Indiana colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Plainfield, IN was $170,400 in 2019, which is 0.709 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $163,000 to $170,400, a 4.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Plainfield, IN is 63.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Plainfield, IN have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Plainfield, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$170,400
2019 Median
± $4,551
$163,000
2018 Median
± $4,768

In 2019, the median property value in Plainfield, IN grew to to $170,400 from the previous year's value of $163,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Plainfield, IN 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, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,046
Median Household Income
± $6,416
12.3k
Number of Households
± 830

In 2019, the median household income of the 12.3k households in Plainfield, IN declined from $61,046 from the previous year's value of $62,828.

The following chart displays the households in Plainfield, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Plainfield, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Plainfield, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.8%
2019 Homeownership
66.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 63.8% of the housing units in Plainfield, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Plainfield, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Plainfield, IN have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.28% of the workforce in Plainfield, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.46%)
  3. Carpooled (7%)

In 2019, 82.2% of workers in Plainfield, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.46%) and those who carpooled to work (7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Plainfield, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Plainfield, IN have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

92.3% of the population of Plainfield, IN has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.957% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Hendricks County, IN see 2141 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.26% increase from the previous year (1996 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2077 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1014 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Switzerland County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.3%). Additionally, Martin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,141 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hendricks County, IN

Primary care physicians in Hendricks County, IN see an average of 2,141 patients per year. This represents a 7.26% increase from the previous year (1,996 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hendricks County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Indiana
$4,078
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,285
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,714
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

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

7.67%
Uninsured
54.7%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
0.957%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Plainfield, IN grew by 17.3% from 6.54% to 7.67%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Plainfield, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21.3% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 18.8% prevalence

Switzerland County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 21.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Indiana by county over multiple years.

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