Paradise, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Paradise, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Paradise had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2015. Paradise ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paradise is located at latitude 33.1503 and longitude -97.6887 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Paradise (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The City of Paradise (GNIS ID: 2411368) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Paradise is located within Bridgeport Division of Wise County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paradise population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paradise: Eldorado, Paradise Prairie.

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Paradise, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 476
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 237
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $182,143
Average Home Value $222,109


Median Household Income $63,651
Average Household Income $69,924
Per Capita Income $26,568
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.67%
Households 1.58% 1.63%
Families 2.6% 1.62%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Paradise, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradise to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1275 27th
Population Density1 # 1459 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1430 18th
Median Household Income # 323 82nd
Per Capita Income # 456 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.