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|People QuickFacts||North Plainfield||New Jersey|
|Population, 2013 estimate||22,056||8,899,339|
|Population, 2012 estimate||22,100||8,867,749|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||21,936||8,791,909|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.5%||1.2%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||0.7%||0.9%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||7.3%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||24.5%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||8.4%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||49.8%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||55.0%||68.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||18.8%||13.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||5.8%||8.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||4.0%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||44.2%||17.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||30.7%||59.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||90.1%||90.0%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||36.7%||20.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||53.8%||29.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||84.9%||87.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||25.0%||35.4%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||27.9||30.3|
|Housing units, 2010||7,848||3,553,562|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||57.6%||66.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||49.2%||35.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$288,700||$337,900|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.96||2.70|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$27,480||$35,928|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$63,787||$71,637|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||11.4%||9.9%|
|Business QuickFacts||North Plainfield||New Jersey|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,467||781,622|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||7.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||8.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||21.7%||8.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||27.3%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||116,608,094|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||15,332||233,413,004|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||341,350||124,813,580|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$16,213||$14,453|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||10,955||19,993,613|
|Geography QuickFacts||North Plainfield||New Jersey|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||2.79||7,354.22|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||7,851.1||1,195.5|