Paw Paw Information

Paw Paw Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Paw Paw, MI

General Paw Paw Information

State: Michigan

County: Van Buren County

Close cities: Lawrence, MI, Kalamazoo, MI, Lawton, MI, Decatur, MI, Marcellus, MI, Mattawan, MI, Schoolcraft, MI, Gobles, MI

Paw Paw Population (census data)
Total 3,239 (-2.9% since 2000)
Male 1,565 (48.3%)
Female 1,674 (51.7%)

Population Density: 1,216 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.2 (US Avg is 100)

Paw Paw Elevation: 720 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.66 square miles

Median Household Income: $44,112

Zip Codes: 49079.

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Paw Paw Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (91.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.3%)
  • English (14.4%)
  • Irish (13.3%)
  • Dutch (6.5%)
  • Scottish (5.1%)
  • United States (5.1%)
Foriegn Born: 74 people (2.3%)
  • Latin America (54.5%)
  • Europe (22.7%)
  • North America (22.7%)

Local Paw Paw Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers
NFL Football: Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: Western Michigan University, Michigan State University

Paw Paw School Information

High Schools
Paw Paw High School (30609 Red Arrow Highway, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 - Paw Paw Public School District District)
Middle Schools
Paw Paw Middle School (313 W Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 - Paw Paw Public School District District)
Elementary Schools
Paw Paw Early Elementary School (512 North Street, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 - Paw Paw Public School District District)
Paw Paw Later Elementary (612 North Street, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 - Paw Paw Public School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Cedar Street Community and Family Center (555 Cedar Street, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 - Paw Paw Public School District District)
Michigan Avenue Academy (600 E Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw, MI, 49079 - Paw Paw Public School District District)

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