Plainfield, WI Population

Population: 899. Estimated population in July 2020: 899 (0.0% change)
Males: 443 (49.3%), Females: 456 (50.7%)

Waushara County

Zip code: 54966

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $36,328
Median house value: $64,200

Races in Plainfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.5%)
  • Hispanic (17.9%)
  • Other race (6.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (34.6%), English (11.6%), Polish (11.6%), Irish (9.8%), Norwegian (8.2%), United States (5.1%).

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Plainfield

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainfield village

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

8.2% Foreign born (8.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Plainfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plainfield:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 40 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 56 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 68 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plainfield:

  • WAUTOMA MUNI (about 19 miles; WAUTOMA, WI; Abbreviation: Y50)
  • WILD ROSE IDLEWILD (about 20 miles; WILD ROSE, WI; Abbreviation: W23)
  • STEVENS POINT MUNI (about 23 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Abbreviation: STE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainfield:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 22 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 68 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 75 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 76 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 76 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 79 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)

Schools

Public high school in Plainfield:

  • TRI-COUNTY HI (Students: 419; Location: 409 S WEST ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Plainfield:

  • TRI-COUNTY EL (Students: 421; Location: 409 S WEST ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Plainfield:

  • PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,825; Location: 126 S. MAIN ST.; 14,183 books; 233 audio materials; 1,145 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)