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North Plainfield Jobs Overview

128,993
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
22k
Population

North Plainfield has the 1395th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. North Plainfield is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in North Plainfield is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in North Plainfield is $272,700, which is above the national average. 25% of workers in North Plainfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in North Plainfield. 76% of North Plainfield workers drive to work alone, 5% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in North Plainfield spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.