MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Paw Paw, MI

Paw Paw, MI is located in Van Buren County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Paw Paw is about 8,270 with about 492 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,486.

The Average Home Value is $139,400.00, which is roughly 1% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 26% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $60,852.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 5% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Paw Paw is about 9.6%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Van Buren County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 22.18% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.27%
Democratic: 43.01%
Libertarian: 1.29%
Green: 0.23%
Other: 0.2%


Nearby Locations

Mattawan, MI (5.70 mi.)
Lawton, MI (6.56 mi.)
Lawrence, MI (7.68 mi.)
Decatur, MI (9.13 mi.)
Gobles, MI (9.29 mi.)
Bloomingdale, MI (10.42 mi.)
Bangor, MI (12.05 mi.)
Grand Junction, MI (12.75 mi.)
Grand Jct, MI (12.75 mi.)
Hartford, MI (13.91 mi.)
Schoolcraft, MI (14.04 mi.)
Marcellus, MI (15.26 mi.)
Portage, MI (15.66 mi.)
Watervliet, MI (18.33 mi.)
Otsego, MI (19.03 mi.)
Dowagiac, MI (19.35 mi.)
Covert, MI (19.39 mi.)
Pullman, MI (19.40 mi.)
Kalamazoo, MI (19.83 mi.)
Parchment, MI (19.83 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 49079
Latitude : 42.229736
Longitude : -85.909160
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 754 ft.
Area Code(s) : 269

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.53
Male Population Estimate : 46.69%
Female Population Estimate : 47.23%
Median Age : 39.6
Male Median Age : 38.6
Female Median Age : 40.6

White Population Estimate : 89.96%
Black Population Estimate : 2.26%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.50%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.83%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.11%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.26%
Other Population Estimate : 1.97%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Paw Paw specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Van Buren County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Van Buren County: About 348 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Van Buren County is about 42% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 17% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.