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Demographics

  Plainwell Total Michigan United States
Population 3,799       
Square Miles    2.07    
Population per Square Mile 1835.27    174.96 79.56
 
Gender Plainwell Total Plainwell Percent Michigan United States
Male 1,730 46.7%  49% 49.1%
Female 1,913 52%  51% 50.9%
 
Age Plainwell Total Plainwell Percent  Michigan United States
14 or Younger 494 13.6% 21.8% 21.4%
15 - 24 505 13.8% 13.7% 13.9%
25-44 914 25.14% 29.8% 30.2%
45-65 994 27.3% 22.4% 22%
66+ 481 13.1% 12.3% 12.4%
Average Age 36.2   36.18 36.22
 
Race & Ethnicity Plainwell Total Plainwell Percent  Michigan United States
White 3,651 95.9% 80.2% 75.1%
Black or African American 39 1.0% 14.2% 12.3%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 18 .4% .6% .9%
Asian 16 .4% 1.8% 3.6
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2 .5% 0 1%
Other Race 22 .6% 1.3% 5.5%
Two or More Races 56 1.4% 1.9% 2.4%
HIspanic or Latino 86 2.2% 3.3% 12.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

 

Estimated Median Household Incomes (2013):

  • Plainwell: $45,092 - Michigan: $45,981
(Median gross rent in 2011: $634)
 

Estimated Median House or Condo Value (2011):

  • Plainwell: $104,856 - Michigan: $118,100
All housing units: $121,750; Detached houses: $125,440;
Townhouses or other attached units: $113,205; In 2-unit structures: $114,206; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $270,489;
Mobile homes: $27,049
 

Top Employers

Plainwell Community Schools
600 School Drive, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-5823
Employees: 367 : Public School System

Borgess / PIP Hospital
411 Naomi Street, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-0700
Employees: 210 :
Medical / Emergency Facility

TMD Machining
751 Wakefield, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-3091
Employees:140 : Parts Manufacturer

Life Care Center of America
320 Brigham Street, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-9805
Employees: 130 : Nursing Home

HyTech Spring and Machine
950 Lincoln, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-1768
Employees: 123 : Manufacturer of precision springs and wire

Modernistic Carpet Cleaning
821 Wakefield, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-385-3377
Employees: 100

Preferred Plastics
800 E. Bridge Street, Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-5873
Employees: 60 : Custom plastics extruded products