Plainfield

Plainfield, Illinois is a charming village located in Will County, just 35 miles southwest of Chicago.

Welcome to Plainfield

 
Plainfield, Illinois is a charming village located in Will County, just 35 miles southwest of Chicago. With a population of over 42,000 residents, Plainfield is a growing community that offers a high quality of life, excellent schools, and a thriving real estate market.
 

Real Estate Market:

 
The real estate market in Plainfield is strong and competitive, with a median home value of $282,000. The village has a diverse range of homes, from historic properties to modern new construction, and everything in between. The average home in Plainfield sells for $300,000, and the market is currently experiencing a seller's market, with homes selling quickly and often for above the asking price.
 

Area Highlights:

 
Plainfield is known for its small-town charm and vibrant downtown area, which is home to a variety of local shops, restaurants, and businesses. The village also offers plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, including parks, trails, and sports fields. In addition, Plainfield is located near several major highways, making it easy to travel to nearby cities and attractions.
 

Community Amenities:

 
Plainfield offers a wide range of community amenities, including several parks and recreation centers, a public library, and a community center. The village also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including an annual summer festival, a farmers market, and holiday celebrations.
 

Area Schools:

 
Plainfield is home to several excellent schools, including Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202, which serves over 30,000 students in the area. The district has a reputation for academic excellence, with several of its schools receiving national recognition for their high test scores and innovative programs.
 

Things to do in Plainfield 

 
  1. Visit the Plainfield Historical Society Museum to learn about the town's history.
  2. Go hiking or biking on the DuPage River Trail.
  3. Have a picnic or play sports at Settlers' Park.
  4. Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens at the Hidden Oaks Nature Center.
  5. Go shopping at the many stores and boutiques in downtown Plainfield.
  6. Take a pottery class at the ClaySpace Ceramic Arts Center.
  7. Play a round of golf at the Links at Carillon.
  8. Attend a concert or show at the Rialto Square Theatre in nearby Joliet.
  9. Visit the nearby Pilcher Park Nature Center in Joliet.
  10. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants in Plainfield.

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Overview for Plainfield, IL

44,296 people live in Plainfield, where the median age is 37.3 and the average individual income is $48,016. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,296

Total Population

37.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,016

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Plainfield, IL

Plainfield has 13,510 households, with an average household size of 3.27. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Plainfield do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 44,296 people call Plainfield home. The population density is 1,792.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,296

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.3

Median Age

49.35 / 50.65%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
13,510

Total Households

3.27

Average Household Size

$48,016

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Plainfield, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Plainfield. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Kla Schools Of Plainfield
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Central Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Heritage Grove Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Grande Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Richard Ira Jones Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Walkers Grove Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bonnie McBeth Learning Center
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Eagle Pointe Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Plainfield North High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Wallin Oaks Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Indian Trail Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
John F Kennedy Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Elizabeth Eichelberger Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Elite Children's Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Plainfield East High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5

Around Plainfield, IL

There's plenty to do around Plainfield, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

11
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hufendick Farm market, GNC, and Left ‘Round Records.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.4 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.16 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.18 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.62 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
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