North Plainfield, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,393 housing units in North Plainfield. This represents a 5% decline from 7,784 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,393 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in North Plainfield is about 58.7%. North Plainfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.6%. Average household size is 2.9 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in North Plainfield were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom24.40%
Two Bedrooms20.90%
Three Bedrooms34.20%
Four Bedrooms14.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.1
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$150,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$127,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$738

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.70%
Home Equity Loan9%
Simple Mortgage59%
Debt Free25.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.6%