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Plainfield Jobs Overview

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70,718
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
43k
Population

Plainfield has the 708th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Plainfield is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Plainfield is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Plainfield is $289,300, which is above the national average. 48% of workers in Plainfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Plainfield. 82% of Plainfield workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Plainfield spend an average of 37 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.