Paw Paw, Michigan Population 2020

6,812
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Paw Paw is a city located in Michigan. Paw Paw has a 2020 population of 6,812. Paw Paw is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -3.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,031 in 2010. Paw Paw reached it's highest population of 7,031 in 2010.

The average household income in Paw Paw is $71,354 with a poverty rate of 14.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $664 per month, and the median house value is $122,800. The median age in Paw Paw is 40.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Paw Paw Demographics

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

  • White: 92.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.69%
  • Other race: 2.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Paw Paw, Michigan is 6,812, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,830.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,031.

Paw Paw, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,34992.69%
Two or More Races2533.69%
Some Other Race1562.28%
Black or African American701.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.09%
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Paw Paw Population by Race

Paw Paw Population Pyramid 2020

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Paw Paw Median Age

40.2


Total

39.4


Male

43.2


Female

Paw Paw Adults

There are 5,311 adults, (1,370 of whom are seniors) in Paw Paw.

Paw Paw Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Paw Paw Sex Ratio

Female

3,674

53.64%

Male

3,176

46.36%

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
Married78.7%21.3%
Male67.7%32.3%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female36.4%63.6%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paw Paw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8052.3961.6
Married1,2823.0978.7
Non Family9721.1345.9
Female3193.2236.4
Male2322.6467.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Paw Paw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1102.33%
9th to 12th Grade3717.87%
High School Graduate1,49931.80%
Some College1,30127.60%
Associates Degree48210.22%
Bachelors Degree72315.34%
Graduate Degree2284.84%
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Paw Paw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paw Paw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2853,873951
Hispanic196135
Multiple Races151151
Other Race8549
Black6153
Native American1515
Islander66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.19%.

Paw Paw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,694$43,452$25,227
Less Than High School$16,029$40,521$
High School Grad$30,882$35,493$26,482
Some College$29,926$44,669$23,231
Bachelors Degree$43,594$55,313$37,139
Graduate Degree$61,563$$

$31,694

Average Earnings

$43,452

Average Male

$25,227

Average Female

Paw Paw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paw Paw Language by Age

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Paw Paw Language

95.54% of Paw Paw residents speak only English, while 4.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Paw Paw Language

Paw Paw Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,09781513.37%
Hispanic3288927.13%
Other1528958.55%
Multiple2532911.46%
Black281035.71%
Native1218.33%

14.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paw Paw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paw Paw is Other, with 58.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paw Paw is Native, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.33%.

Paw Paw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.82%
Some College13.18%
High School8.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Paw Paw Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.73%
Male Unemployed23.02%
Female Employed16.30%
Male Employed3.37%

Paw Paw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paw Paw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,726$71,354
Families$64,540$78,432
Married Families$78,929-
Non Families$29,664$50,309
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Income by Household Type

Paw Paw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 Over 65, 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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378

Number of Veterans

378

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam134
First Gulf War79
Korea57
Second Gulf War31
World War II

Paw Paw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74119
75+103
35 to 5499
55 to 6449
18 to 348

Paw Paw Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3637.33%
Indian1173.33%
Hispanic41.78%
Other44.04%

Paw Paw Veterans by Race

Paw Paw Veterans by Education

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2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paw Paw Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

5%

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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70.42%

Born in Michigan

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Paw Paw residents were born in the United States, with 70.42% having been born in Michigan. 0.66% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,812-9-0.13%
20196,821-9-0.13%
20186,830-19-0.28%
20176,849-30-0.44%
20166,879-7-0.10%
20156,886-30-0.43%
20146,916-16-0.23%
20136,932-7-0.10%
20126,939-62-0.89%
20117,001-30-0.43%
20107,0310.00%

Paw Paw Population by Year