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The Plainfield CDP(1) had a population of 215 as of July 1, 2021. Plainfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plainfield is located at latitude 43.5342 and longitude -72.3562 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Plainfield Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Plainfield Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Plainfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Plainfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plainfield: Plainfield Village.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Plainfield, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 215 (100%)
Population in Households 215 (100.0%)
Population in Families 176 (81.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 372
Diversity Index2 11
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $85,144
Average Household Income $113,102
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $47,403
Wealth Index5 157
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $332,609
Average Home Value $373,052
Housing Affordability Index3 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.42% 0.46%
Households 0.5% 0.64%
Families 1.33% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
Owner Occupied HU   0.51%

Plainfield, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainfield to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 93 5th
Population Density # 81 18th
Median Household Income # 11 90th
Housing Affordability Index # 63 65th
Per Capita Income # 11 90th
Diversity Index # 74 26th

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