Paw Paw is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 830 people and just one neighborhood, Paw Paw is the 667th largest community in Illinois. Paw Paw has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Paw Paw is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Paw Paw is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Paw Paw who work in office and administrative support (15.28%), sales jobs (11.66%) and food service (9.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Paw Paw’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Paw Paw is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Paw Paw, the average commute to work is 32.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Paw Paw does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.