The Town of Plaistow has a total population of 7,614 people of which 51.1% are female, 98.5% are white, and 13.6% are 65 and over.
Of the 2,949 households in Plaistow, 31.0% have children under the age of 18, 57.9% are married couples, and 14.8% are female householders with no husband present. 20.0% of households are individuals living alone and 8.3% of households are individual living alone who are 65 and over. The average household size is 2.58 and 1.8% of households have no vehicle available.
12.6% of the people in Plaistow have a functional need that results from hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, or independent living difficulty. 42.6% of these individuals have two or more types of disability. 13.9% of males and 31.7% of individuals 65 and over have one or more disability.
For local resources or to report a public health nuisance or concern, please contact the Plaistow Health Officer.