Plainwell is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,804 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Plainwell is the 247th largest community in Michigan. Plainwell has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Plainwell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Plainwell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plainwell is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainwell who work in office and administrative support (11.11%), food service (10.28%), and management occupations (9.40%).
Being a small city, Plainwell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Plainwell citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.88% of adults 25 and older in Plainwell have a college degree.
The per capita income in Plainwell in 2010 was $24,740, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,960 for a family of four. However, Plainwell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Plainwell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plainwell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Plainwell include German, Irish, Dutch, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Plainwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.