Plainfield, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,570 housing units in Plainfield. This represents a 170.3% growth from 1,691 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,484 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 86 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Plainfield is about 88.1%. Plainfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.1%. Average household size is 3.02 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Plainfield were built after 1993.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom2.60%
Two Bedrooms17.90%
Three Bedrooms37.40%
Four Bedrooms37.70%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.22
Median year structure was built1995
Median Value of occupied units$198,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$197,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.54
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$558

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.10%
Home Equity Loan14.80%
Simple Mortgage63.60%
Debt Free13.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.2%