ZIP Code 07062 - Plainfield Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NamePlainfield
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Secondary County: Somerset
Area Code908
Current Population:12949
Racial Majority:African American 53.31%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 49.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$66191
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50670
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time31.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range207 - 207 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.63158800, -74.40365600

Zip Code 07062 Profile

Zip Code 07062 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 07062 is primarily located in Union County. Portions of 07062 are also located in Somerset County. The official US Postal Service name for 07062 is PLAINFIELD, New Jersey. Portions of zip code 07062 are contained within or border the city limits of Plainfield, NJ, North Plainfield, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Watchung, NJ, and Scotch Plains, NJ. The area code for zip code 07062 is 908. 07062 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07062 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07062 decreased to 12949 from 13303 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07062 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 07062 public schools is Black. 65.6% of students in 07062 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1727 13.73% 1703 +1%
 Black Or African American 6707 53.31% 7512 -11%
 Hispanic 3126 24.85% 3237 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 25 -100%
 Asian 449 3.57% 175 +157%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 52 3.38% 52 +717%
 Two Or More Races 242 1.16% 242 -40%

Zip Code 07062 Race/Ethnicity

 White 1.2%
 Black Or African American 49.5%
 Hispanic 48.2%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 07062 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1294913303
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households4386
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$66191
Income Under $50K Per Year34.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year30.70%
07062 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 12Bonnie Watson ColemanDemocrat
New Jersey District 7Tom MalinowskiDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$196462
Average Real Estate Sale Price$172138
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64a - Triassic Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 07062 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21223039495863625442342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425162738186847766544363
Avg Precip (In.)4.042.994.144.094.7445.24.364.643.844.113.8349.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type07062
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours