Paw Paw is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,385 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Paw Paw is the 258th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Paw Paw is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Paw Paw is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Paw Paw who work in office and administrative support (12.73%), sales jobs (8.77%), and management occupations (7.47%).
The overall education level of Paw Paw is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.35% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Paw Paw in 2010 was $29,252, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,008 for a family of four. However, Paw Paw contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Paw Paw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Paw Paw residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Paw Paw include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Paw Paw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.