The most recent statistics from the US Census Bureau indicate that there are more than 4,500 jobs in Plainwell in the areas of manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail, professional and technical services, arts and entertainment, health care, and administrative services. These jobs have an annual payroll of more than $91 million.
There are approximately 166 businesses in Plainwell, comprised
of 73 in Plainwell’s Central Business District, 55 outside
the Central Business District, and 38 in our industrial park.
All of which contribute to Plainwell’s strong commercial and
industrial tax base with wonderful businesses providing a
wide range of services. Occupancy rates for both the Industrial
Park and commercial district are well above the State average.