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Paw Paw, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Paw Paw had a population of 907 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Paw Paw is located at latitude 41.6875 and longitude -88.9809 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Paw Paw (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Village of Paw Paw (GNIS ID: 2399633) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Paw Paw is located within Township of Wyoming, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paw Paw population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paw Paw: aw Paw Grove, Pawpaw.

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Paw Paw, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 907
Daytime Population: Workers 266
Daytime Population: Residents 492
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 758
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 907
Population in Familes 745
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,548
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $57,095
Average Household Income $66,515
Per Capita Income $25,758


Total Housing Units 417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $146,750
Average Home Value $159,516


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% -0.09%
Households 0.66% -0.05%
Families 0.81% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Paw Paw, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paw Paw to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 741 46th
Population Density # 447 67th
Diversity Index # 410 70th
Median Household Income # 525 62nd
Per Capita Income # 780 43rd

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