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People

Total Population 3,445
Male Share of the Population 53.8%
Female Share of the Population 46.2%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,338
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 27.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,902
% Above Poverty Level 55.2%
% Below Poverty Level 44.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $703
Median House Value $88,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 11.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Paw Paw Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Van Buren
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49079
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.217
Longitude -85.891

Paw Paw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLOOMINGDALE
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station KALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station EAU CLAIRE 4 NE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomingdale 655 $37,679
Decatur 2,063 $38,333
Gobles 816 $43,333
Lawrence 980 $35,469
Lawton 1,712 $53,906
Mattawan 2,081 $45,063

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Paw Paw Public Libraries

Library
Paw Paw District Library
609 WEST MICHIGAN AVENUE
Paw Paw, Michigan
(269) 657-3800
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Paw Paw High Schools

PAW PAW HIGH SCHOOL
30609 RED ARROW HIGHWAY
269-657-8840
Serves 726 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

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