North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ

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Population

115,949

0.703% growth

Median Age

38.8


Median Household Income

$85,428

3.34% growth

Poverty Rate

5.88%


Number of Employees

60,403

0.271% decline

Median Property Value

$337,600

0.177% decline

About

In 2017, North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ had a population of 116k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $85,428. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ grew from 115,139 to 115,949, a 0.703% increase and its median household income grew from $82,667 to $85,428, a 3.34% increase.

The population of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is 51.7% White Alone, 25.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Asian Alone. 37.5% of the people in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 86.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield (33 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is $337,600, and the homeownership rate is 66.8%. Most people in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ employs 60.4k people. The largest industries in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are Restaurants & Food Services (4,128 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,367 people), and Construction (2,795 people), and the highest paying industries are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($152,597), Wired telecommunications carriers ($139,497), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($127,602).

Median household income in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is $85,428. Males in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,173. The income inequality in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$85,428

2017 value

± $2,500

3.34%

1 Year Growth

± 3.57%

Households in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $85,428, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $82,667 in 2016, which represents a 3.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$81,078

Average Male Salary

± $12,903

$62,173

Average Female Salary

± $9,022

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $94,891 ± $23,393

  2. White

    $62,029 ± $8,660

  3. Two or More Races

    $55,080 ± $56,883

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.53 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.486

2017 Wage GINI

0.489

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was 0.486 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.62% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $146,691, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Morristown Town, Madison & Florham Park Boroughs PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $141,315 and $139,109.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ (6.75k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,147 ± 475

  2. Hispanic

    2,531 ± 413

  3. Black

    1,070 ± 279

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

60.4k

2017 Value

-0.271%

1 Year decline

± -0.271%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of -0.271%, from 60.6k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, are Miscellaneous managers (2,252 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,962 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,593 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,252 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,962 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,593 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Automotive & watercraft service attendants- (5.76 times higher than expected), Chemical engineers (4.77 times), and Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians (4.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Dentists ($324,749), Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products ($236,128), and Physicians & surgeons ($204,879).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.4k

2017 Value

-0.271%

1 Year decline

± -0.271%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of -0.271%, from 60.6k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,128 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,367 people), and Construction (2,795 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,128 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,367 people), and Construction (2,795 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (9.65 times higher than expected), Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (4.3 times), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers (3.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($152,597), Wired telecommunications carriers ($139,497), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($127,602).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.4% of the population of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 61.2% on employee plans, 9.05% on Medicaid, 9.59% on Medicare, 8.21% on non-group plans, and 0.357% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.6%

Uninsured

61.2%

Employer Coverage

9.05%

Medicaid

9.59%

Medicare

8.21%

Non-Group

0.357%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 11.6%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 116k people, from which 86.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is composed of 59.9k White Alone residents (51.7%), 29.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (25.2%), 16.4k Asian Alone residents (14.1%), 8.4k Black or African American Alone residents (7.24%), 1.72k Two or More Races residents (1.48%), 243 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.21%), 28 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0241%), and 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00776%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are Spanish (22,169 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,752 speakers), and Hindi (1,919 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

26.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

30.9k people

As of 2017, N/A% of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was 26.9%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    5,806 ± 1,823 people

  2. Ecuador

    2,608 ± 1,240 people

  3. Costa Rica

    2,097 ± 1,114 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was India, the natal country of 5,806 North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Ecuador with 2,608 and Costa Rica with 2,097.

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Citizenship

86.8%

2017 Citizenship

86.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.8% of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was 86.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    59.9k ± 1.42k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    29.2k ± 1.82k

  3. Asian Alone

    16.4k ± 761

In 2017, there were 2.05 times more White Alone residents (59.9k people) in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.2k Hispanic or Latino and 16.4k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    22,169 speakers (20.4%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    3,752 speakers (3.45%)

  3. Hindi

    1,919 speakers (1.76%)

37.5% of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 20.4% of the overall population of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 3.45% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.76% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,229 ± 217

  2. Korea

    556 ± 118

  3. World War II

    407 ± 100

North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ awarded 33 degrees. The student population of North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 36 male students and 124 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are Black or African American (11 and 33.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (11 and 33.3%), White (9 and 27.3%), and Asian (2 and 6.06%).

The largest universities in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield (33 and 100%).

The most popular majors in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are General Cosmetology (17 and 51.5%), Barbering (8 and 24.2%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (8 and 24.2%).

The median tuition costs in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was General Cosmetology with 17 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

33 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield with 33 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

9

Degrees Awarded to Men

24

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 9 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ, which is 0.375 times less than the 24 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

  3. White

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ were to Black or African American students. These 11 degrees mean that there were 1 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was $337,600 in 2017, which is 1.55 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $338,200 to $337,600, a 0.177% decrease. The homeownership rate in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is 66.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$85,428

Median Household Income

± $2,500

39.1k

Number of Households

± 1,219

In 2017, the median household income of the 39.1k households in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ grew to $85,428 from the previous year's value of $82,667.

The following chart displays the households in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$337,600

2017 Median

± $6,629

$338,200

2016 Median

± $6,227

In 2017, the median property value in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ declined from to $337,600 from the previous year's value of $338,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.8%

2017 Homeownership

67.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.8% of the housing units in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (28.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.9% of the workforce in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.9%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Public Transit

    4.09%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in North Plainfield & Somerville Boroughs PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (77.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Public Transit (4.09%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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