Paw Paw Lake, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Paw Paw Lake, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Paw Paw Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 3,495 as of July 1, 2016. Paw Paw Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paw Paw Lake is located at latitude 42.2114 and longitude -86.2756 in Berrien County. The formal boundaries for the Paw Paw Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.12 sq. miles and a water area of 1.66 sq. miles. Berrien County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Paw Paw Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393180) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Paw Paw Lake Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Coloma, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berrien County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paw Paw Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Paw Paw Lake, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,495
Population in Households 3,461
Population in Familes 2,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 683
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,521
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 992
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,139 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 382 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 892 (37.0%)
Median Home Value $142,089
Average Home Value $250,483


Median Household Income $43,127
Average Household Income $62,655
Per Capita Income $26,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.03%
Households -0.15% -0.03%
Families 0.0% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Paw Paw Lake, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paw Paw Lake to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 219 68th
Population Density1 # 449 35th
Diversity Index2 # 173 75th
Median Household Income # 368 47th
Per Capita Income # 188 73rd

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