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Demographics

People

Total Population594
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+335
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher48.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,714

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,750
% Above Poverty Level89.9%
% Below Poverty Level10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home15.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$633
Median House Value$240,900

Ancestry

English18.9%
French Except Basque14.8%
German12.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
Irish10.8%
Polish7.7%
Italian7.7%
Scottish6.2%
Canadian3.2%
Russian2.7%
Welsh2.5%
Norwegian2.4%
Austrian1.3%
Ukrainian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Hungarian0.8%
Finnish0.8%
Latvian0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
African0.2%
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Plainfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hampshire County
Standard Zip Codes1070
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.51
Approximate Longitude-72.91

Plainfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationKNIGHTVILLE DAM
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp10 to 33 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 61 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationAMHERST
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashfield1,609$92,250
Charlemont1,173$56,897
Cummington884$60,227
Hawley426$75,000
Savoy764$64,205
Windsor927$92,500
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