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Plainfield is a town in Windham County, in the Willimantic metro area.
The community was named for its flat terrain
The latitude of Plainfield is 41.700N. The longitude is -71.895W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,619.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Plainfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Windham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New London-Norwich area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06374 ZIP code.
8% 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 $18,706, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Plainfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Plainfield include Sterling Hill Historic District, Wauregan Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Plainfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,030.
Libraries in Plainfield include Central Village Public Library, Plainfield Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Plainfield workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 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 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Plainfield include Best Western Plainfield Yankee.
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