Paw Paw, Illinois Population 2022

822
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Paw Paw is a city located in Lee County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 822, it is the 741st largest city in Illinois and the 16116th largest city in the United States. Paw Paw is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 830 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Paw Paw has a population density of 1,437 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paw Paw is $64,548 with a poverty rate of 8.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $115,000. The median age in Paw Paw is 38 years, 38.6 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Paw Paw Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paw Pawwas:

  • White: 98.90%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Paw Paw, Illinois is 822 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 830.

Paw Paw, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98898.90%
Black or African American20.20%
Asian30.30%
Some Other Race40.40%
Two or More Races20.20%
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Paw Paw Population by Race

Paw Paw Population Pyramid 2022

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Paw Paw Median Age

34.8


Total

34.1


Male

35.4


Female

Paw Paw Adults

There are 766 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Paw Paw.

Paw Paw Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Paw Paw Sex Ratio

Female

468

46.85%

Male

531

53.15%

Paw Paw Population by Age

Paw Paw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paw Paw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male75%25%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female42.9%57.1%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paw Paw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3892.5772.2
Married1892.7687.8
Male485.1975
Female213.9542.9
Non Family1311.1153.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Paw Paw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade233.39%
9th to 12th Grade314.57%
High School Graduate23935.20%
Some College26438.88%
Associates Degree497.22%
Bachelors Degree527.66%
Graduate Degree213.09%
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Paw Paw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paw Paw Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian331
White66461072
Black22
Other Race22
2+ Races22
Hispanic1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Paw Paw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,211$40,606$25,313
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,618$46,750$27,188
Some College$26,901$32,625$21,750
Bachelors Degree$53,214$53,214$52,500
Graduate Degree$56,250$$74,063

$34,211

Average Earnings

$40,606

Average Male

$25,313

Average Female

Paw Paw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paw Paw Language by Age

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Paw Paw Language

96.98% of Paw Paw residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Paw Paw Language

Paw Paw Poverty by Race

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8.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.27%

Male Poverty Rate

10.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paw Paw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paw Paw is White, with 8.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paw Paw is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.26%.

Paw Paw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.26%
High School9.21%
Some College6.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.85%

Paw Paw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.47%
Male Unemployed42.11%
Female Employed11.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Paw Paw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paw Paw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,696$63,836
Families$65,536$73,129
Married Families$76,484-
Non Families$42,188$44,356
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Income by Household Type

Paw Paw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Paw Paw Married by Age and Sex

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Paw Paw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Paw Paw Marital Status by Race

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Paw Paw Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War16
Vietnam12
Korea5
World War II3

Paw Paw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5422
55 to 644
65 to 7412
75+22

Paw Paw Veterans by Age

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Paw Paw Veterans by Race

Paw Paw Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paw Paw Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Paw Paw Employment by Age

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Paw Paw Employment by Race

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Paw Paw Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.09%

Born in Paw Paw

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.50% of Paw Paw residents were born in the United States, with 86.09% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Paw Paw Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108700.00%
2011866-4-0.46%
2012862-4-0.46%
2013858-4-0.46%
2014854-4-0.47%
2015850-4-0.47%
2016846-4-0.47%
2017842-4-0.47%
2018838-4-0.48%
2019834-4-0.48%
2020830-4-0.48%
2021826-4-0.48%
2022822-4-0.48%

Paw Paw Population by Year