Plainfield, Illinois Population 2022

45,798
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Plainfield is a city located in Will County Illinois. Plainfield has a 2020 population of 45,798. Plainfield is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 2.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,762 in 2010.

The average household income in Plainfield is $146,123 with a poverty rate of 1.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,737 per month, and the median house value is $322,500. The median age in Plainfield is 35.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Plainfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Plainfieldwas:

  • White: 75.36%
  • Asian: 9.47%
  • Black or African American: 8.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Other race: 2.59%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Plainfield, Illinois is 45,798 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 44,762.

Plainfield, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,80375.36%
Black or African American3,7228.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native740.16%
Asian4,2509.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.15%
Some Other Race1,1602.59%
Two or More Races1,7823.97%
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Plainfield Population by Race

Plainfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Plainfield Median Age

37.1


Total

36.4


Male

37.3


Female

Plainfield Adults

There are 31,172 adults, (4,174 of whom are seniors) in Plainfield.

Plainfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Plainfield Sex Ratio

Female

23,102

51.50%

Male

21,755

48.50%

Plainfield Population by Age

Plainfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plainfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
Male90.4%9.6%
All89.5%10.5%
Female79.1%20.9%
Non Family72.1%27.9%

89.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plainfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3653.3589.5
Married9,7653.7694.2
Male4913.8890.4
Female1,1433.3279.1
Non Family1,9661.1972.1

3.66

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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Plainfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4661.69%
9th to 12th Grade4811.75%
High School Graduate4,87817.74%
Some College4,36315.86%
Associates Degree2,1127.68%
Bachelors Degree9,68035.20%
Graduate Degree5,52320.08%
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Plainfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plainfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,8232,6991,972
White18,96718,61110,675
Black2,3562,2931,314
Hispanic2,6842,2951,043
2+ Races839764267
Other Race577485150
Islander6666
Native American4640

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.85%.

Plainfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,210$82,152$52,901
Less Than 9th Grade$42,879$54,375$22,431
High School Graduate$44,581$62,933$27,335
Some College$50,920$71,788$37,525
Bachelors Degree$78,632$102,265$61,265
Graduate Degree$85,289$101,742$74,414

$69,210

Average Earnings

$82,152

Average Male

$52,901

Average Female

Plainfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plainfield Language by Age

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Plainfield Language

84.14% of Plainfield residents speak only English, while 15.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.16% of the population.

Plainfield Language

Plainfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,8766682.24%
Multiple1,767331.87%
Hispanic5,534941.70%
Asian4,246360.85%
Black3,71820.05%
Other11NaN%

1.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.37%

Male Poverty Rate

2.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plainfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plainfield is White, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plainfield is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.68%.

Plainfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.37%
High School2.60%
Some College2.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.82%

Plainfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.41%
Female Unemployed7.17%

Plainfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plainfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$131,241$148,812
Families$141,664$160,058
Married Families$148,519-
Non Families$58,602$69,500
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Income by Household Type

Plainfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Plainfield Married by Age and Sex

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Plainfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Plainfield Marital Status by Race

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Plainfield Marital Status

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1,421

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War351
First Gulf War512
Vietnam396
Korea78
World War II81

Plainfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 54591
55 to 64227
65 to 74314
75+276

Plainfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1664.98%
Black2368.34%
Asian90.29%
2+ Races101.06%
Hispanic1013.04%

Plainfield Veterans by Race

Plainfield Veterans by Education

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1.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plainfield Veterans by Education

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Plainfield Employment by Age

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Plainfield Employment by Race

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Plainfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.44%

Born in Plainfield

88.30%

Native Born

11.70%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

8.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.30% of Plainfield residents were born in the United States, with 67.44% having been born in Illinois. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Plainfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,9280.00%
19803,7678392.55%
19904,5577901.92%
200013,0388,48111.08%
201039,58126,54311.74%
201140,0995181.31%
201240,6175181.29%
201341,1355181.28%
201441,6535181.26%
201542,1715181.24%
201642,6895181.23%
201743,2075181.21%
201843,7255181.20%
201944,2435181.18%
202044,7625191.17%
202145,2805181.16%
202245,7985181.14%

Plainfield Population by Year