Plainfield, Illinois

Population 40,044

Plainfield is located in Will County, IL. The population is 40,044, making Plainfield the 2nd largest city in Will County.

There are 30 public schools in Plainfield with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Plainfield is very low , and there are 56 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Plainfield is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Plainfield property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Plainfield include Plainfield Township, Wheatland Township and Na Au Say Township.

Plainfield Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 3.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 46%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 51%

Crime Rate

68.29% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 48
  • Violent Crimes: 127
  • Robbery: 30
  • Burglary: 58
  • Property Crime: 753
  • Larceny Theft: 647

Registered Offenders

33.13% Lower than national avg.
  • 56 offenders in Plainfield
  • 13.98 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

75 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 68


Moderate 3.0%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 3.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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30 Public Schools view public schools

There are 30 K-12 public schools in Plainfield, IL and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Plainfield's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Plainfield, IL

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$275,000 compared to May 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

163 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Plainfield, IL issued 163 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Plainfield, IL issued 136 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,286
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,474
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,724
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,202
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,636

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Environmental Hazards

75 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (217/259)
    Plainfield, IL has 83.78% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Plainfield, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.3 Average
    Plainfield, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.3°
  • February 24.97°
  • March 38.63°
  • April 48.88°
  • May 59.87°
  • June 69.43°
  • July 72.62°
  • August 69.94°
  • September 62.78°
  • October 51.4°
  • November 39.5°
  • December 25.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Plainfield, IL

Plainfield, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Plainfield, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Plainfield, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Plainfield, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Plainfield, IL: $116,896


Unemployment in Plainfield is 3.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.6% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 25.15%
White Collar - 74.85%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Bill Foster
  • Randy Hultgren

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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1 Cemetery view all

22 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Plainfield, IL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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