|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Paw Paw is 413. Paw Paw, West Virginia is the 13,978th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Paw Paw was in 1990, when its population was 538. In 1990, Paw Paw was the 12,699th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,978th largest city in the US. Paw Paw is currently 23.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Paw Paw has shrunk 21.1% since the year 2000. Paw Paw, West Virginia's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13972||Delbarton, West Virginia||413||-18.2%|
|13977||New Bloomington, Ohio||413||-24.9%|
|13978||Paw Paw, West Virginia||413||-21.1%|
|13979||Spring Valley, Ohio||413||-18.5%|
|13982||New Auburn, Minnesota||412||-16.2%|
|13983||New Strawn, Kansas||412||-3.2%|
The total voting age population of Paw Paw, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 433. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.0% of the residents of Paw Paw are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Paw Paw are 75.4% White, 13.8% Black and 10.7% Two or more races.
In Paw Paw, 15.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.6%. On a per-household basis, 6.9% of families are below the poverty line in Paw Paw.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.5% of Paw Paw residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 70.5% of Paw Paw residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Paw Paw residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Paw Paw is 11.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Paw Paw, 25.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Paw Paw is $34,946.
In Paw Paw, 49.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.2% of housing units in Paw Paw.
Of all the housing units in Paw Paw, 54.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Paw Paw, 5.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Paw Paw is $744.
In Paw Paw, 71.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.