Plainfield, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Plainfield: Unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States


Plainfield is a city located in the county of Cumberland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,138 and a population density of 3,669 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,248 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Plainfield

Population : 6,248 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Cumberland County
Area : 1.67 km2
Altitude : 1,670 feet / 509 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:30:41 (7th December 2022)
Postal code : 17081
Density : 3,734 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.76% (2010-2020)
USPO 17081 Plainfield CumberCo PA image
USPO 17081 Plainfield CumberCo PA
USPO 17081 Plainfield CumberCo PA image


Plainfield is located at 40°12'11"N 77°17'24"W (40.2031400, -77.2899800).

Plainfield map


The population of Plainfield increased by 1.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,138 - census
2011 6,173 0.57% estimation process
2012 6,180 0.11% estimation process
2013 6,170 -0.16% estimation process
2014 6,164 -0.1% estimation process
2015 6,147 -0.28% estimation process
2016 6,166 0.31% estimation process
2017 6,185 0.31% estimation process
2018 6,228 0.69% estimation process
2019 6,232 0.06% estimation process
2020 6,248 0.26% estimation process

Plainfield zip code is 17081. County name: Cumberland, County fips: 42041

Plainfield, Smoketown

People born in Plainfield (1)

American baseball player Elmer Yoter was born in Plainfield

Schools in Plainfield

College & universities near Plainfield, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212009 Dickinson College Carlisle (PA) 17013-2896

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plainfield, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Plainfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Plainfield Post Office Plainfield (PA) 17081

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Cumberland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cumberland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lower Allen 20,226 Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Carlisle 19,213 Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mechanicsburg 8,999 Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Camp Hill 7,919 Town in Pennsylvania, United Staes of America
Middlesex 7,582 Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
New Cumberland 7,300 City in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
Enola 6,111 Town in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States
Dickinson 5,385 Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Schlusser 5,265 Census designated place
Allen 5,092 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Lemoyne 4,632 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Myerstown 3,258 Borough in southeastern Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Wormleysburg 3,062 Borough of Pennsylvania
Washington 2,703 City in Pennsylvania
Mount Holly Springs 2,052 Borough of Pennsylvania
Shiremanstown 1,641 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Plainfield distances to largest Pennsylvania cities