Plainfield, Iowa

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Plainfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Bremer
Standard Zip Codes 50666
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.847
Longitude -92.536

Plainfield Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Plainfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 438 100%
Male 220 50.2%
Female 218 49.8%
Under 18 109 24.9%
18+ 329 75.1%
65+ 75 17.1%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.85
White 436 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.9%

Estimated Plainfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 432
Growth -6
Growth % -1.4%

Plainfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 60.3%
Irish 10.3%
US/American 9%
Norwegian 8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Polish 3.6%
English 2.1%
Dutch 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Plainfield 438 $48,750
Clarksville 1,441 $37,457
Frederika 199 $47,500
Ionia 277 $40,625
Nashua 1,618 $37,284
Shell Rock 1,298 $44,265
Waverly 8,968 $52,656

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"723 MAIN ST., BOX 327"
Plainfield, Iowa
(319) 276-4461

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