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South Plainfield Jobs Overview

129,518
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
24k
Population

South Plainfield has the 1289th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. South 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 South Plainfield is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in South Plainfield is $326,300, which is above the national average. 37% of workers in South Plainfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in South Plainfield. 72% of South Plainfield workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in South Plainfield spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.