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Paw Paw is a township in Van Buren County, in the Kalamazoo-Portage metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Paw Paw. For links to other places called Paw Paw, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Paw Paw is 42.199N. The longitude is -85.941W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,091.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Paw Paw demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Van Buren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49065 ZIP code.
21% of Paw Paw residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paw Paw ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paw Paw was $20,549, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Paw Paw residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Paw Paw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $884.
Van Buren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paw Paw political report.
The average commute time for Paw Paw workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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