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Paris, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Paris had a population of 25,029 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Paris is located at latitude 33.6609 and longitude -95.5555 in Lamar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Paris encompass a land area of 36.4 sq. miles and a water area of 1.91 sq. miles. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The City of Paris (GNIS ID: 2411371) 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 Paris is located within Paris Division of Lamar County.


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Paris, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Paris, TX Housing Affordability Index is 186
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Paris, TX Wealth Index is 52
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 25,029
Population in Households 24,392
Population in Familes 19,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 637
Population Density 710
Diversity Index1 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,793
Average Household Income $52,129
Per Capita Income $21,280
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,617 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,603 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,726 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $84,128
Housing Affordability Index2 186
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,221
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 6,321
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.02% 0.0%
Households -0.05% -0.01%
Families -0.13% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Paris, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paris to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 129 93rd
Population Density # 979 44th
Diversity Index # 646 63rd
Median Household Income # 1488 15th
Per Capita Income # 1143 35th

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