Plainwell is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,777 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Plainwell is the 247th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Plainwell was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Plainwell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Plainwell is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainwell who work in food service (10.50%), teaching (9.67%), and office and administrative support (9.13%).
Being a small city, Plainwell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Plainwell citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.48% of adults in Plainwell have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Plainwell in 2018 was $26,968, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,872 for a family of four. However, Plainwell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Plainwell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plainwell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Plainwell include German, Dutch, Irish, European, and English.
The most common language spoken in Plainwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.