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Plainville is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The latitude of Plainville is 42.016N. The longitude is -71.333W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 358 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,683.


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Median household income
Local
$57,155
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Plainville demographic reports
Plainville is on the Rhode Island border
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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8% of Plainville residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plainville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plainville was $25,816, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Plainville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Plainville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $685.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,316.


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The average commute time for Plainville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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