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2.05% growth
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Median Household Income
2.43% growth
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3.21% growth
Median Property Value
0.41% growth

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The economy of Plainfield, IN employs 14,111 people. The economy of Plainfield, IN is specialized in Utilities; Transportation & Warehousing; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 2.74; 1.8; and 1.32 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Plainfield, IN are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,102), Manufacturing (1,697), and Retail trade (1,408), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,414), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($57,188), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,046).

Median household income in Plainfield, IN is $61,410. Males in Plainfield, IN have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,412. The income inequality of Plainfield, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Plainfield, IN. In Hendricks County, IN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 58 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,536. Lake County, IN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Indiana.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Plainfield, IN is from the county of Hendricks County, IN.

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Plainfield, IN is home to a population of 30,318 people, from which 96.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Plainfield, IN is composed of 25,096 White residents (82.8%), 2,703 Black residents (8.92%), 1,256 Hispanic residents (4.14%), 930 Asian residents (3.07%), and 226 Two+ residents (0.75%). The most common foreign languages in Plainfield, IN are Spanish (1,189 speakers), Other Indic (578 speakers), and Hindi (270 speakers), but compared to other places, Plainfield, IN has a relative high number of Other Indic (578 speakers), Gujarati (153 speakers), and Hindi (270 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Hendricks County PUMA, IN awarded 208 degrees. The student population of Hendricks County PUMA, IN is skewed away from females, with 132 male students and 76 female students. Most students in Hendricks County PUMA, IN are White (156 and 75%), followed by Black or African American (41 and 19.7%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 1.92%), and Asian (3 and 1.44%). The largest universities in Hendricks County PUMA, IN by number of graduates are Midwest Technical Institute (198 and 95.2%), Avant Gard The School (10 and 4.81%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Hendricks County PUMA, IN are Welding Technology (75 and 36.1%), HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (58 and 27.9%), and Dental Assisting (29 and 13.9%). The median tuition costs in Hendricks County PUMA, IN 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.



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The median property value in Plainfield, IN is $147,200, which is 0.72 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $146,600 to $147,200, a 0.41% increase. The homeownership rate of Plainfield, IN is 71.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Plainfield, IN have an average commute time of 21 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Plainfield, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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