North Plainfield Somerset County, New Jersey

North Plainfield: Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

North Plainfield locator map
Location of North Plainfield on New Jersey map.

About

North Plainfield is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,936 and a population density of 3,003 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,246 inhabitants.

The city was created 136 years ago in 1885.

WASHINGTON PARK HIST. DIST.  NORTH PLAINFIELD  SOMERSET COUNTY image
WASHINGTON PARK HIST. DIST. NORTH PLAINFIELD SOMERSET COUNTY
WASHINGTON PARK HIST. DIST.  NORTH PLAINFIELD  SOMERSET COUNTY image

Geography

North Plainfield is located at 40°37'48"N 74°25'39"W (40.6301000, -74.4273700). It has 2 neighbors: Plainfield and Watchung.

North Plainfield map

North Plainfield Quick Facts

Population : 21,246 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Somerset County
Area : 7.31 km2
Altitude : 236 feet / 72 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1885 (136 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:21:59 (16th October 2021)
Density : 2,908 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.25% (2010-2020)

North Plainfield has 2 neighbours.

  • Plainfield city in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Watchung borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of North Plainfield decreased by 3.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,936 - census
2011 21,837 -0.45% estimation process
2012 21,850 0.06% estimation process
2013 21,815 -0.16% estimation process
2014 21,757 -0.27% estimation process
2015 21,661 -0.44% estimation process
2016 21,611 -0.23% estimation process
2017 21,541 -0.32% estimation process
2018 21,460 -0.38% estimation process
2019 21,289 -0.8% estimation process
2020 21,246 -0.2% estimation process

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People born in North Plainfield (13)

People born in North Plainfield, including football player and coach Jack Bicknell, voice actor and comedian John DiMaggio, actress Molly Price, you can see a list of people who born in North Plainfield.

  • Bernice Lapp (American swimmer, Olympic bronze medalist) she was born in 11/09/1917
  • Allan Crite (American painter (1910-2007)) he was born in 20/03/1910
  • Dan Canter (American soccer player) he was born in 16/11/1961
  • Jack Bicknell, Jr. (American football coach) he was born in 07/02/1963
  • Jack Melick (American bandleader) he was born in 21/12/1929
  • John R. Winckler (American experimental physicist notable for his discovery of sprites in 1989) he was born in 27/10/1916
  • Kay Blumetta (American baseball player) she was born in 01/05/1923
  • Metal Maniac (American professional wrestler)
  • Steve Schmidt (American political communication strategist) he was born in 28/09/1970
  • Tyson Chandler (American-football player (1991-)) he was born in 02/02/1991

Schools in North Plainfield

College & universities near North Plainfield, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
383279 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield North Plainfield (NJ) 07060

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near North Plainfield, NJ

Code Name Address Type
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near North Plainfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
North Plainfield Post Office North Plainfield (NJ) 07060

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Hillsborough 40,105 Township in Somerset county, New Jersey
Voorhees 29,107 Township in Camden County, New Jersey
Montgomery 23,094 Township in Somerset County, New Jersey
Somerville 12,157 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bound Brook 10,159 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Manville 10,046 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bedminster 7,949 Township of New Jersey
Raritan 7,748 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bernardsville 7,556 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Watchung 6,007 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
South Bound Brook 4,518 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Peapack 2,086 Human settlement in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America
Far Hills 901 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Rocky Hill 666 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

North Plainfield distances to largest New Jersey cities