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Plainfield is a township in Northampton County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The latitude of Plainfield is 40.833N. The longitude is -75.266W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,668.
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26% of Plainfield residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plainfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plainfield was $20,639, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Plainfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Plainfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $578. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,225.
Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plainfield political report.
The average commute time for Plainfield workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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