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Demographics

People

Total Population3,408
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+1,414
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married27.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.7%
Median Earnings25+$33,635
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,472

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,656
% Above Poverty Level63.4%
% Below Poverty Level36.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work14.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.1%
Median Gross Rent$697
Median House Value$94,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.7%
Irish17%
Dutch12.2%
English11.9%
German9%
Italian5.6%
Polish4.3%
French Except Basque3.2%
Scottish1.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Hungarian0.8%
Finnish0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Greek0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Russian0.1%
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Paw Paw Almanac

CategoryValue
County Van Buren County
Standard Zip Codes49079
Phone Area Codes269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.21
Approximate Longitude-85.89

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)

StationBLOOMINGDALE
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationKALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationEAU CLAIRE 4 NE
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomingdale681$42,727
Decatur2,033$48,750
Gobles823$47,321
Lawrence982$39,107
Lawton1,640$50,294
Mattawan2,282$46,106

Paw Paw Public Libraries

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

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Paw Paw Hospitals

Bronson Lakeview Hospital
(Non-profit)
408 Hazen Street

Paw Paw Public Schools

Community-based Transition Center
811 Hazen St
ZIP: 49079
(269) 415-0270
Other
Total Enrollment 48
Michigan Avenue Academy
600 East Michigan Ave
ZIP: 49079
(269) 657-8831
High
Total Enrollment 98
Paw Paw Early Elementary School
512 West North St
ZIP: 49079
(269) 657-8810
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Paw Paw High School
30609 East Red Arrow Hwy
ZIP: 49079
(269) 657-8840
High
Total Enrollment 666
Paw Paw Later Elementary
612 West North St
ZIP: 49079
(269) 657-8820
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Paw Paw Middle School
313 West Michigan Ave
ZIP: 49079
(269) 657-8870
Middle
Total Enrollment 508

Paw Paw Private Schools

St Mary School
508 E Paw Paw St
ZIP: 49079
Elementary
Total Enrollment 83
Trinity Lutheran School
725 Pine St
ZIP: 49079
Elementary
Total Enrollment 75
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