Plainfield, Illinois Population 2021

82,233
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Plainfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Plainfield was:

  • White: 76.40%
  • Black or African American: 9.26%
  • Other race: 6.55%
  • Asian: 4.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Plainfield, Illinois is 82,233based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 82,239.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 80,484.

Plainfield, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,65676.40%
Black or African American7,5969.26%
Some Other Race5,3756.55%
Asian3,6044.39%
Two or More Races2,6583.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1140.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.01%
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Plainfield Population By Race

Plainfield Population Pyramid 2021

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Plainfield Median Age

34.5


Total

34


Male

35.2


Female

Plainfield Adults

There are 58,893 adults, (7,227 of whom are seniors) in Plainfield.

Plainfield Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Plainfield Sex Ratio

Mujer

42,174

51.42%

Masculino

39,841

48.58%

Plainfield Population by Age

Plainfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plainfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
All88.2%11.8%
Masculino78.3%21.7%
Non Family77.4%22.6%
Mujer74.5%25.5%

88.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plainfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,3723.3688.2
Married15,9193.8494.3
Non Family4,2791.2177.4
Mujer2,8813.8774.5
Masculino1,2933.4278.3

3.75

Average Family Size

3.36

Average Household Size

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Plainfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2292.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,4614.90%
High School Graduate13,40326.67%
Some College11,76823.41%
Associates Degree5,39310.73%
Bachelors Degree11,31122.50%
Graduate Degree4,6969.34%
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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
White33,50132,13611,705
Hispanic9,3357,3431,542
Black4,8534,7181,365
Other Race2,9542,048325
Asian2,2772,1451,272
2+ Races801632207
Native American6058

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.86%.

Plainfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$52,763$65,289$38,152
Less Than 9th Grade$38,232$49,306$18,382
High School Graduate$42,810$60,266$25,602
Some College$47,861$63,299$32,566
Bachelors Degree$68,170$86,835$51,938
Graduate Degree$73,932$89,327$63,583

$52,763

Average Earnings

$65,289

Average Male

$38,152

Average Female

Plainfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plainfield Language by Age

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Plainfield Language

78.00% of Plainfield residents speak only English, while 22.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.13% of the population.

Plainfield Language

Plainfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,8781,7103.30%
Hispanic17,0306753.96%
Black7,5855286.96%
Other5,3673065.70%
Asian3,6012135.92%
Multiple2,6501485.58%

3.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.73%

Male Poverty Rate

4.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plainfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plainfield is Black, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plainfield is White, with 3.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.36%.

Plainfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.89%
High School5.42%
Some College3.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%

Plainfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed11.26%
Female Unemployed9.58%
Female Employed2.36%
Male Employed1.19%

Plainfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plainfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,594$108,288
Families$107,034$116,148
Married Families$118,063-
Non Families$53,191$60,412
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Income by Household Type

Plainfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

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

Plainfield Marital Status by Race

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Plainfield Marital Status

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3,306

Number of Veterans

2,943

Male Veterans

363

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,076
First Gulf War773
Second Gulf War738
World War II163
Korea126

Plainfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54993
65 to 74811
55 to 64683
75+557
18 to 34262

Plainfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6525.80%
Black4407.98%
Hispanic4033.58%
Other Race1724.51%
Asian271.01%
2+ Races151.34%

Plainfield Veterans by Race

Plainfield Veterans by Education

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3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plainfield Veterans by Education

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74.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

5%

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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74.90%

Born in Plainfield

87.88%

Native Born

12.12%

Foreign Born

4.32%

Non Citizen

7.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.88% of Plainfield residents were born in the United States, with 74.90% having been born in Illinois. 4.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Plainfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202182,233-2-0.00%
202082,235-2-0.00%
201982,237-2-0.00%
201882,239220.03%
201782,2173620.44%
201681,8553010.37%
201581,554790.10%
201481,475780.10%
201381,3974850.60%
201280,9122420.30%
201180,6701860.23%
201080,4840.00%

Plainfield Population by Year