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136,805
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
51k
Population

Plainfield has the 587th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. 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 Plainfield is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Plainfield is $246,500, which is above the national average. 18% of workers in Plainfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 71% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Plainfield. 67% of Plainfield workers drive to work alone, 11% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 13% walk. People in Plainfield spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.

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      Union County One Stop Career Center

      200 West 2nd Street
      2nd Floor
      Plainfield, NJ 07060-1218
      908-412-7980