Plainfield, CT 06374 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06374: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainfield, CT 06374

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 272
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,824
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 295
  • County: Windham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.677, Longitude -71.923
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plainfield, CT 06374 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,545
Population in Households 8,381
Population in Familes 6,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 336
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 3,185
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 2,302
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,305 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 880 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $190,267
Average Home Value $200,922


Median Household Income $59,760
Average Household Income $72,221
Per Capita Income $27,425
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.24%
Households 0.51% 0.27%
Families 0.44% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Plainfield, CT 06374 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06374 to the other 276 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 49th
Population Density1 # 178 36th
Diversity Index2 # 148 47th
Median Household Income # 210 24th
Per Capita Income # 238 14th

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