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Plainville, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Plainville, MA.

In 1905, Plainville officially separated from Wrentham to become its own municipality.

It is home to Lake Mirimichi, a 170-acre reservoir with fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Plainville also hosts the Plainridge Park Casino, a harness racing track and slot machine parlor that provides dining and entertainment for the region. Named for the abundance of geographical plains in the area, Plainville is a beautiful snapshot small-town New England less than ten miles from Gillette Stadium.

By the Numbers


Population: 9,088

Population Change: 10.0%

Median Age: 44.3

Poverty Level: 5.1%

Avg. Household Size: 2.54

Median Household Income: $98,280


Percent Cost Burden: 26.7%

Average Age Built: 1978

Ownership Rate: 69.7%

Seasonal Units: 0

Average Sale Price: $341,000

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 16.68%


Top Three Industries:

Retail Trade
Accommodations and Food Services

Average Annual Wage: 874

Average Commute Time: 29.2 minutes


Miles of Sidewalk: 21.1

Chapter 90 Funding: $785,425

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): GATRA

Available Public Transit Services:

Fixed Route Bus Service
Dial-a-Ride service for 60+ and persons with a disability


Number of Culverts: 42