Plainfield, VT Population

Population: 1,286. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,372 (+6.7% change)
Males: 624 (48.5%), Females: 662 (51.5%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $38,750
Median house value: $94,300

Races in Plainfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (18.7%), Irish (14.9%), German (13.7%), Scottish (12.0%), French (9.3%), Italian (8.2%).

Elevation: 803 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield town

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+1.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Plainfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plainfield:

Other public-use airports nearest to Plainfield:

  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 11 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 22 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 30 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
Amtrak station near Plainfield:

  • 13 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Plainfield:

  • GODDARD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 589; Location: 123 PITKIN ROAD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.goddard.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 41 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 47 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 54 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 78 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
Private high schools in Plainfield:

  • THE MAPLE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: PO BOX 248; Grades: 8 – 12)
  • KINGSBURY BRANCH COMMUNITY SCH (Students: 4; Location: RD #2 BOX 378; Grades: 6 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Plainfield:

  • TWINFIELD USD #33 (Students: 506; Location: 106 NASMITH BROOK ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CALAIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 321 LIGHTENING RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WASHINGTON NORTHEAST S.U. (Location: 6328 US RTE 2; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Plainfield:

  • CUTLER MEMORIAL (Operating income: $24,100; Location: PO BOX 186, 151 HIGH ST.; 6,850 books; 260 audio materials; 290 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)