South Plainfield Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of South Plainfield, NJ

General South Plainfield Information

State: New Jersey

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Edison, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Watchung, NJ, Piscataway, NJ, Society Hill, NJ, Metuchen, NJ, North Plainfield, NJ, Dunellen, NJ

South Plainfield Population (census data)
Total 22,696 (+4.1% since 2000)
Male 11,124 (49.0%)
Female 11,572 (51.0%)

Population Density: 2,716 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 122.7 (US Avg is 100)

South Plainfield Elevation: 67 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.36 square miles

Median Household Income: $82,779

Zip Codes: 07080.

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South Plainfield Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (72.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.7%)
  • Black (8.6%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Asian Indian (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Filipino (2.0%)
  • Vietnamese (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (25.0%)
  • Irish (16.5%)
  • German (15.7%)
  • Polish (11.4%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Hungarian (2.8%)
Foriegn Born: 3,221 people (14.2%)
  • Asia (41.3%)
  • Latin America (41.3%)
  • Europe (17.5%)

Local South Plainfield Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NFL Football: Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: , New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers
NHL Hockey: New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders
NCAA Sports: Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey, Seton Hall University

South Plainfield School Information

High Schools
South Plainfield High (200 Lake Street, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
Middle Schools
So Plainfield Middle (2201 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
Elementary Schools
Grant Elementary School (305 Cromwell Place, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
Other/Private Schools
Franklin (1000 Franklin Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
John E Riley (100 Morris Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
John F Kennedy (2900 Norwood Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
Roosevelt (135 Jackson Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)
Roosevelt/Administration (125 Jackson Street, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080 - South Plainfield District)

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