Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Plainfield is situated in the Chicago metropolitan area.
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Plainfield. This village is quiet, as the streets are peaceful - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near Interstate 55 or the railway line. Finally, reaching green spaces in the village, such as Riverwalk Park and Caton Farm Preserve, is easy and there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to relax in.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the vast majority of buildings in Plainfield, and the rest of the properties are mainly townhouses. This village has quite a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 90% of the units in Plainfield and 10% are rented. The average year of construction for properties in this village is 1998.
Some residents in Plainfield may have the option to buy their groceries on foot in one of about 40 stores, while others will need a vehicle. A small variety of restaurants is available in this village as well. With regards to education, it can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from homes for sale in Plainfield. Property buyers are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Plainfield is an extremely good part of the Chicago metropolitan area for getting around by car. Parking is easy. However, walking is not very practical for residents in this village as very few daily errands can be run on foot.