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ZIP Code 07060

Zip code area 07060 in Plainfield, Union County, NJ

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      Counties: 
    Union County
    ,
    Somerset County
      Cities: 
    North Plainfield
    ,
    Plainfield
      Counties all: 
    Union | Somerset
      County FIPS: 
    34039 | 34035
      Area total: 
    5.013 sq mi
      Area land: 
    4.999 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.014 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    3.329 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    40,6169
      Longitude: 
    -74,4234
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      Coordinates: 
    40,6169, -74,4234
      GMAP: 

    New Jersey 07060, USA

  •   Population: 
    47,683 individuals
      Population density: 
    142,200.63 people per square miles
      Households: 
    15,182
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.8%
      Household income: 
    $62,414 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    16,610 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    24.5% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.2% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 07060 is a Northeast ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey with a population estimated today at about 46.194 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 07060 is located. Plainfield is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

Plainfield is the primary city, acceptable cities are N Plainfield, North Plainfield, obsolete and unacceptable cities or spellings are Muhlenberg.

  • Living in the postal code area 07060 of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey 51.1% of population who are male and 48.9% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Plainfield, Union County 07060.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

    The percentage of education level of the population.

Union County

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      County: 
    Union County
      Zips: 
    07061
    07091
    07061
    07207
    07902
    07062
    07036
    07206
    07063
    07063
    07088
    07062
    07023
    07027
    07204
    07206
    07974
    07060
    07203
    07092
    07922
    07033
    07205
    07208
    07060
    07066
    07202
    07076
    07081
    07065
    07016
    07201
    07090
    07901
    07036
    07083
      Coordinates: 
    40.65993247280737, -74.30822401654441
      Area total: 
    105.49 sq. mi., 273.22 sq. km, 67512.96 acres
      Area land: 
    102.77 sq. mi., 266.16 sq. km, 65770.24 acres
      Area water: 
    2.72 sq. mi., 7.05 sq. km, 1742.72 acres
      Established: 
    1857
      Capital seat: 

    Elizabeth
    Address: 10 Elizabethtown Plaza
    County Administration Building
    Elizabeth, NJ
    Governing Body: Board of Freeholders with 9 board size
    Governing Authority: Home Rule

  • Union County, New Jersey, United States

  •   Population: 
    575,345; Population change: 7.24% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    5593.5 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $64,229
      Households: 
    183,480
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.90% per 276,211 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.97%
      GDP: 
    $35.94 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Union County's population of New Jersey of 305,209 residents in 1930 has increased 1,89-fold to 575,345 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 51.33% female residents and 48.67% male residents live in as of 2020, 56.04% in Union County, New Jersey are married and the remaining 43.96% are single population.

    As of 2020, 56.04% in Union County, New Jersey are married and the remaining 43.96% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    209,908 residential units of which 95.46% share occupied residential units.

    31.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Union County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    70.63% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.67% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 10.53% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.36% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Union County, New Jersey 57.72% are owner-occupied homes, another 36.69% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.59% are vacant.

  • The 62.34% of the population in Union County, New Jersey who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 35.410%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 63.580%) of those eligible to vote in Union County, New Jersey.

Plainfield

City of Plainfield

  •   State: 
    New Jersey
      County: 
    Union County
      City: 
    Plainfield
      County FIPS: 
    34039
      Coordinates: 
    40°36′56″N 74°24′57″W
      Area total: 
    5.97 sq mi (15.46 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.96 sq mi (15.43 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.02 km²)
      Elevation: 
    95 ft (29 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated April 21, 1869
  •   Latitude: 
    40,6195
      Longitude: 
    -74,4211
      Dman name cbsa: 
    New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    07060
    07061
    07062
    07063
      GMAP: 

    Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,116
      Population density: 
    9,160.3 residents per square mile of area (3,536.8/km²)
      Household income: 
    $52,302
      Households: 
    14,275
      Unemployment rate: 
    11.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.97%

Plainfield is a city in Union County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey, known by its nickname as "The Queen City" The city is both a regional hub for Central New Jersey and a bedroom suburb of the New York Metropolitan area, located within the core of the Raritan Valley region. Plainfield was settled in 1684 by Quakers, and incorporated as a city on April 21, 1869. It has become the urban center of 10 closely allied municipalities, with diversified industries, including printing and the manufacture of chemicals, clothing, electronic equipment, and vehicular parts. In sports history, Plainfield is the birthplace and/or home of several current and former athletes, including professionals and well-known amateurs. George Clinton founded The Parliaments while working in a Plainfield barber shop, and Parliament-Funkadelic was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. The city's wealthy northeast corner, known as the "Sleepy Hollow" section of the city, still is characterized by a broad array of finely landscaped streets, architectural styles, and neighborhoods. There are numerous sites, including homes, parks, and districts in the city that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In July 1967, the Plainfield Rebellion occurred in the wake of the larger Newark riots. A police officer was killed, about fifty people were injured, and several hundred thousand dollars of property was damaged in the disturbance.

History

Plainfield is the primary city name, but also N Plainfield, North Plainfield are acceptable city names or spellings, Muhlenberg on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is City of Plainfield. Plainfield was settled in 1684 by Quakers, and incorporated as a city in 1869. Formerly a bedroom suburb in the New York metropolitan area, it has become the urban center of 10 closely allied municipalities. In sports history, Plainfield is the birthplace and/or home of several current and former athletes, including professionals and well-known amateurs. Plainfield was affected by the Plainfield Rebellion in July 1967. A Plainfield police officer was killed, about fifty people were injured, and several hundred thousand dollars of property was damaged by looting and arson. George Clinton founded The Parliaments while working in a Plainfield barber shop. Parliament-Funkadelic was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. The city's wealthy northeast corner, known as the "Sleepy Hollow" section of the city, was and still is characterized by its array of finely landscaped streets and neighborhoods with homes defined by a broad array of architectural styles. An influx of Wall Street money led to the creation of what was called Millionaires' Row after the opening of the railway in the 19th century. There are numerous sites, including homes, parks, and districts in the city that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Plainfield Armory, a prominent landmark completed in 1932, was sold by the state in 2013 as surplus property. The New Jersey National Guard restored order after three days of unrest. This civil unrest caused a massive white flight, characterized by the percentage of Black residents rising from 40% in 1970 to 60% a decade later.

Geography

Plainfield has a humid continental climate, characterized by brisk to cold winters and hot, muggy summers. The highest temperature ever recorded was 106 °F (41 °C) on July 10, 1936, and August 11, 1949. The city is in the Raritan Valley, a line of cities in central New Jersey, and lies on the east side of the Rritan Valley along with Edison. Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the city include Netherwood. Plainfield is located in Central Jersey on the southwestern edge of Union County and is bordered by nine municipalities. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 5.97 square miles (15.46 km²) of land and 0.01 square miles of water (0.15%) as of the 2010 United States Census. It is located on the eastern edge of the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from Long Island to New York City. It has a population of 2,816. The mayor of Plainfield, John McKeon, was elected to a second term in office in 2010. He was re-elected to a third term in 2012. He is currently serving a second four-year term as mayor ofplainfield, which he has served since 2008. The current mayor of plainfield is John Mckeon, who was elected in 2010 to a fourth term in 2008. He served as mayor from 2008 to 2012.

Demographics

The 2010 U.S. census counted 49,808 people, 15,180 households, and 10,884 families in the city. The racial makeup was 23.54% (11,724) White, 50.20% (25,006) Black or African American, 0.91% (455) Native American,0.95% (474) Asian, 0,05% (26) Pacific Islander, 20.13% (10,024) from other races, and 4.21% (2,099) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 40.37% (20,105) of the population. The median household income was $52,056 (with a margin of error of +/ $3,048) and the median family income was$58,942 (+/ $4,261) in 2010. The per capita income for the borough was $23,767 (-/ $1,013) In the city the population was with 27.5% under the age of 18, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 23.5%. The median age was 33.3 years. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 100.4 males. About 12.2% of families and 16.8% of the city's population were below the poverty line. The city had a population of 47,829 in the 2000 United States Census of 2000. The population density was 7,921.7 people per square mile (3,057.4/km²).

Economy

Portions of Plainfield are part of an Urban Enterprise Zone. The city was selected in 1983 as one of the initial group of 10 zones chosen to participate in the program. Shoppers can take advantage of a reduced 3.3125% sales tax rate (half of the 6+58% rate charged statewide) at eligible merchants. The North Avenue Commercial District features the Downtown train station, post office, and Plainfield National Bank (now PNC Bank) The Plainfield Civic District features architecture reflective of the turn-of-the-century City Beautiful Movement, including the City Hall building, YMCA, City Hall Annex, and World War I monument on Watchung Avenue. events such as the Christmas Tree Lighting, the Queen City 5k, Fire Safety Fair, and Mayor's Wellness Walk take place in the Downtown each year. DPA is a "nonpolitical, nonprofit grassroots group that supports the improvement of Downtown Plainfield through beautification, volunteerism, economic development, marketing, community development, and activism" The city has two historic commercial districts. Both are on the National Register of Historic Places. In January 1986, the city's Urban Enterprise zone status expires in December 2023. The UEZ program in Plainfield and four other original UEZ cities had been allowed to lapse as of January 1, 2017, after Governor Chris Christie, who called the program an "abject failure", vetoed a compromise bill that would have extended the status for two years. In May 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that reinstated the program in these five cities and extended the expiration date.

Historic districts

The Van Wyck Brooks Historic District, which includes more than 150 properties, was listed in This Old House magazine's 2012 list of "Best Old House Neighborhoods" It has been a designated historic district by the City of Plainfield since 1982, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.Sleepy Hollow is, as of 2018, a section of stately homes on winding roads on the northeast side of the city. Some have pushed to formalize its boundaries. The district is named for the Netherwood Hotel which stood at what is now the blocks bordered by Denmark Road, Park Terrace, Belvidere Avenue, Berkeley Avenue. It was named for literary critic and native son Van Wycke Brooks, who was born and raised in Plainfield. It is the largest of the six residential Historic Districts in the city, with its oldest structure the Manning Stelle Farmhouse, parts of which date back to 1803. It also contains the largest residence inplainfield (The Coriell Mansion) and a wide variety of other historically and architecturally notable homes. This district was listed as one of the best old house neighborhoods in the country in 2012. It includes the following residential districts: Hillside Avenue, Crescent Area, and Netherwood Heights. It has also been listed as a historic district in the past, but has not been formally recognized as such since the 1980s. It contains the oldest structure in the district, a farmhouse that dates back to the early 1800s.

The West End

The West End of Plainfield is the historically middle-class and working-class Black district in the city. Mount Olive Baptist Church has been serving the West End as a community of faith since 1870. The West End was once home to the Silk Palace, a barbershop at 216 Plainfield Avenue owned in part by funk music legend George Clinton. As of the 2010 census, 40% of all people living in Plainfield were of Hispanic origin. This was up from 25% ten years earlier and has been attributed to the influx of Latinos into the city in the 1970s and 1980s. The area has been eyed recently for redevelopment. The White Star diner has been an area meeting spot and landmark for over half a century and is known to locals as Soulville. It is located on West Front Street near Green Brook Park, near the city's Green Brook park and the Plainfield River. It has been open to the public for over 50 years and is a popular meeting spot for locals and tourists. It was also a popular hangout for local musicians during Plainfield's doo-wop, soul, rock and proto-funk music scene in the 1950s and 1960s and '70s. In the 1990s and 2000s, Plainfield saw an increase in the number of Latinos living in the area, with 40% living there in 2010. The city has seen a rise in the numbers of Latinos in recent years and has seen some redevelopment projects in the last few years.

LBGTQ+ community

Plainfield has one of the highest percentage of same-sex householders in the state of New Jersey. The First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, the oldest such congregation in the United States, is certified as LGBTQ welcoming. Plainfield has been home to openly gay former New Jersey governor James McGreevey and his longtime partner, an Australian-American business executive. In 2017, as Council President, Rebecca Williams organized and hosted the city's first-ever Pride flag-raising to honor its LGBTQ community and to commemorate the victims of the Pulse Orlando massacre during Pride Month. In 2015, an openly gay Plainfielder ran for state Assemblyman. Tëmike Park is an LGBTQ+ welcoming space in Plainfield between Stelle Avenue and Randolph Road. It is named for a Lenape-language expression of welcome and is located on the corner of Stelle and Randolph Roads in the Queen City. In 2018, Plainfield opened the state's first county-wide office of LGBTQ services in 2018. It's also been recently described as part of some newly formed Catholic gay outreach, ministry, and acceptance efforts in New Jersey, and is home to a number of gay-friendly churches and synagogues. The city's mayor is openly lesbian, as is former Councilwoman Rebecca Williams, who now represents all of Union County as chair of the county commissioners. The mayor is also openly gay, as are many of the council members, and the mayor's son and daughter-in-law, who are openly gay.

Arts and culture

Plainfield is the birthplace of Bill Evans, the famous jazz piano artist. George Clinton founded The Parliaments while working in a barber shop in Plainfield. The Plainfield Symphony is one of the oldest continuously operating orchestras in the United States. The Swain Galleries were founded in 1868 and are the oldest privately owned art gallery in the state. The Queen City October Music Festival is an annual music festival that is spearheaded by the Plainfield Arts Council. In the teaser trailer for the film, A Good Day to Die Hard, John McClane remarks "the 007 of Plainfield, New Jersey" thus confirming this as his fictional birthplace. In October 2010, former Plainfield music teacher and American Idol alum Anwar Robinson and performer Yolanda Adams joined with community residents to try to be recognized by Guinness World Records for assembling the world's largest gospel chorus. The city is home to the duCret School of Art, the oldest art school in New Jersey, and the French School of Music, which offers music lessons and was founded in 1927 by Yvonne Comme, a pupil of Gabriel Fauré. The Shiloh Baptist Church, which has been worshiping together as a Plainfield community of faith since 1908, hosts Jazz In The Sanctuary as part of the Queen CityOctober Music Festival as well as its Jazz for Jesus program. A Plainfield author and filmmaker whose short film, Moves We Make, won the Paul Robeson Award at the Newark Black Film Festival.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey = 2.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 13. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Plainfield = 3.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,116 individuals with a median age of 34.8 age the population dropped by -3.71% in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 9,160.3 residents per square mile of area (3,536.8/km²). There are average 3.16 people per household in the 14,275 households with an average household income of $52,302 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 11.20% of the available work force and has dropped -3.41% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.98%. The number of physicians in Plainfield per 100,000 population = 225.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Plainfield = 48.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 27.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 116. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 201. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 22.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey which are owned by the occupant = 44.30%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 58 years with median home cost = $178,000 and home appreciation of -23.57%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $25.06 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $11,602 per student. There are 11.2 students for each teacher in the school, 663 students for each Librarian and 736 students for each Counselor. 3.98% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 12.10% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.06% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Plainfield's population in Union County, New Jersey of 2,133 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,52-fold to 1,116 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.60% female residents and 49.40% male residents live in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey.

    As of 2020 in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey are married and the remaining 55.60% are single population.

  • 32 minutes is the average time that residents in Plainfield require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    61.02% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 21.62% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 8.77% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.29% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey, 44.30% are owner-occupied homes, another 45.64% are rented apartments, and the remaining 10.06% are vacant.

  • The 62.34% of the population in Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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