South Plainfield, New Jersey

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South Plainfield is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 21,810.

South Plainfield was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 10, 1926, from portions of Piscataway Township, based on the results of a referendum passed on April 6, 1926.[7]



South Plainfield is located at 40°34′51″N 74°24′50″W / 40.580703°N 74.414015°W / 40.580703; -74.414015 (40.580703, -74.414015).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.7 km2), of which, 8.4 square miles (21.7 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.48%) is water. South Plainfield is bordered by Piscataway on the south and west, Edison on the east, and Plainfield on the north.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 21,810 people, 7,151 households, and 5,856 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,609.8 people per square mile (1,007.3/km2). There were 7,307 housing units at an average density of 874.3/sq mi (337.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 77.74% White, 8.56% African American, 0.22% Native American, 7.57% Asian, 3.48% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.66% of the population.

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