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Plainfield is a town in Hendricks County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The latitude of Plainfield is 39.704N. The longitude is -86.399W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,386.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Plainfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hendricks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46168 ZIP code.
26% of Plainfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $21,083, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% 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 $545. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $960.
Libraries in Plainfield include Plainfield Public Library, Washington Twp Public Library, Avon ... View libraries
Hendricks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plainfield political report.
The average commute time for Plainfield workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Plainfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Plainfield include Amerihost Inn, Comfort Inn Plainfield, Days Inn of Plainfield, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Homewood Suites Plainfield, Lees Inn and Suites, Ramada Limited, Super 8, Wingate Inn.
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