Paw Paw, MI Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 3,363. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,328 (-1.0% change)
Males: 1,625 (48.3%), Females: 1,738 (51.7%)

Van Buren County

Zip code: 49079

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $38,750
Median house value: $86,800

Races in Paw Paw:

  • 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%)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (14.4%), Irish (13.3%), Dutch (6.5%), United States (5.1%), Scottish (5.1%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Map of Paw Paw, MI

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paw Paw

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paw Paw village

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

2.2% Foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +357 (+11.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Paw Paw:

  • LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (408 HAZEN ST BOX 209)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Paw Paw:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paw Paw:

  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Abbreviation: AZO)
  • ELKHART MUNI (about 36 miles; ELKHART, IN; Abbreviation: EKM)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 45 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Abbreviation: BTL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Paw Paw:

Amtrak station near Paw Paw:

  • 17 miles: BANGOR (541 RAILROAD ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paw Paw:

  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,017)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 23,132)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; HOLLAND, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,918)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME (about 44 miles; NOTRE DAME, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,633)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,824)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTH BEND (about 51 miles; SOUTH BEND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,725)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; Full-time enrollment: 15,124)

Schools

Public high school in Paw Paw:

  • PAW PAW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 726; Location: 30609 RED ARROW HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Paw Paw:

  • PAW PAW LATER ELEMENTARY (Students: 515; Location: 612 NORTH STREET; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • PAW PAW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 313 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PAW PAW EARLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 512 NORTH STREET; Grades: KG – 02)
  • COMMUNITY ED CENTER (Students: 191; Location: 600 E. MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: UG – UG)

Private primary/middle schools in Paw Paw:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 725 PINE ST; Grades: PK – 7)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 508 PAW PAW STREET; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Paw Paw:

  • PAW PAW DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $512,469; Location: 609 WEST MICHIGAN AVENUE; 66,710 books; 2,294 audio materials; 2,356 video materials; 142 serial subscriptions)

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