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Plainfield, Indiana

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Plainfield is a town located in Hendricks County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 18,396.

Geography

Plainfield is located at 39°41'51" North, 86°23'5" West (39.697471, -86.384672)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 46.7 km² (18.0 mi²). 46.6 km² (18.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.28% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 18,396 people, 7,051 households, and 4,914 families residing in the town. The population density is 395.0/km² (1,023.1/mi²). There are 7,449 housing units at an average density of 160.0/km² (414.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.11% White, 2.23% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. 1.36% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,051 households out of which 34.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% are married couples living together, 10.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% are non-families. 26.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $46,782, and the median income for a family is $57,790. Males have a median income of $39,148 versus $29,315 for females. The per capita income for the town is $21,083. 5.2% of the population and 3.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.6% of those under the age of 18 and 9.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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