Paw Paw, IL Profile: Facts & Data

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Paw Paw, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Paw Paw had a population of 818 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Paw Paw is located at latitude 41.6889 and longitude -88.9812 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Paw Paw 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.

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

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Paw Paw, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Paw Paw, IL Housing Affordability Index is 176
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Paw Paw, IL Wealth Index is 74
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 818
Population in Households 818
Population in Familes 670
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,396
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,731
Average Household Income $72,358
Per Capita Income $28,167
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $146,591
Housing Affordability Index2 176
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 330
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.66% -0.97%
Households -0.6% -0.93%
Families -0.57% -1.02%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.7%

Paw Paw, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paw Paw to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 763 44th
Population Density # 508 63rd
Diversity Index # 419 70th
Median Household Income # 584 57th
Per Capita Income # 763 44th

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