Plainfield in Windham county, Connecticut

Plainfield, CT

Covering about 43 square miles in eastern Connecticut, Plainfield was incorporated in 1699. The rich landscape attracted Native American and European settlers.

Before its incorporation, Plainfield was called Quinebaug Country, based on the name of Native American tribes in the area. Quinebaug Country's biggest crops were Indian corn, wheat and rye Modern day Plainfield's main industries include the manufacturing of cement blocks, chemical products and parts assembly.

Attractive homes and affordable prices are characteristics of the majority of its residential neighborhoods. An active and strong public school system and a bustling recreation department are among this town's excellent services. The department oversees a senior center, childcare center and public pool.

Plainfield, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Plainfield, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$106K
Down 25.0 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$126K
Down 12.0 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
120
Up 7.1 % since February 2016

Plainfield, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Plainfield, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Condos
$55K
Down 14.1 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Condos
$55K
Down 14.1 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Condos
64
Down 66.3 % since February 2016

Plainfield, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Plainfield, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.32 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 362.5
Household Size (people) 2.66
Households w/ Children 29.13 %
Annual Residential Turnover 12.69 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $612
One Bedroom $718
Two Bedroom $940
Three Bedroom $1,166
Four Bedroom $1,289

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 15,355
Households: 5,709
Median Age: 40.07

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $62,416)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Plainfield, CT

Public Elementary

School

PLAINFIELD MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Grades: 4-5
95 CANTERBURY RD
PLAINFIELD, CT 06374

MOOSUP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
35 CHURCH ST
MOOSUP, CT 06354

SHEPARD HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
234 SHEPARD HILL RD
PLAINFIELD, CT 06374

Public Middle

School

PLAINFIELD CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
75 CANTERBURY RD
PLAINFIELD, CT 06374

Public High

School

PLAINFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
105 PUTNAM RD
CENTRAL VILLAGE, CT 06332

Private/Catholic

School

PLAINFIELD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
120 PROSPECT ST
MOOSUP, CT 06354

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Plainfield, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Plainfield, CT

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