Paris, Idaho

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Population in 2014: 508 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 270  (53.3%)
Females: 238  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83261.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,087 (it was $40,341 in 2000)
Paris:

$46,087
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,759 (it was $15,725 in 2000)

Paris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,497 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Paris:

$133,497
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $556.

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  • Races in Paris, ID (2010)

    Paris races chart
    • 49596.5%White alone
    • 122.3%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Paris detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Paris: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (31.8%), German (14.9%), Swiss (11.5%), Swedish (9.4%), Danish (8.4%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5968 feet

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 146 people per square mile   (very low).

Paris,ID real estate house value index trend

Paris, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Paris:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paris city:

  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 70.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $743 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $580 (0.4%)

Paris satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (69.7 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (370.5 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (602.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Bloomington, ID (1.6 miles ), St. Charles, ID (2.8 miles) , Montpelier, ID (2.8 miles ), Bennington, ID (3.5 miles) , Georgetown, ID (4.2 miles ), Mink Creek, ID (4.3 miles ), Garden City, UT (4.5 miles ), Garden, UT (4.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $235,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 111.40 W

Area code: 208

Paris household income distribution Paris home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Paris: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Paris, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Paris-area historical earthquake activity is near Idaho state average. It is 245% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from Paris center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 338.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from Paris center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 172.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bear Lake County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paris topographic map

Birthplace of: Arthur Shepherd - Composer and conductor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Paris:

  • BEAR LAKE MEMORIAL SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTPELIER, ID)
  • BEAR LAKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MONTPELIER, ID)

airports located in Paris:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:

  • Utah State University (about 40 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 21,131)
  • Idaho State University (about 69 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Weber State University (about 77 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 104 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Westminster College (about 107 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Western Governors University (about 110 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

Public elementary/middle school in Paris:

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Notable location: Bear Lake Volunteer Fire Protection District Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bear Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.2%
(0.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Idaho average:

11.0

Paris travel time to work - commute Paris mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paris city (based on Bear Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other5,06418
Catholic991
Evangelical Protestant752
Mainline Protestant131
None735-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Bear Lake County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bear Lake County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Bear Lake County:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bear Lake County:

24.6%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.4%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Paris:

49.4%
State:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Paris:

45.3%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Paris:

29.9
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Paris:

20.6%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paris:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.5%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Paris:

76.8%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paris, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$920
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$493
Streets and Highways 1$2,996$35,9520$0
Totals for Government 1$2,996$35,9527$1,413

Paris government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($88.58)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($68.90)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($66.93)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($19.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($11.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($7.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($135.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($15.75)

Paris government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($70.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($3.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($27.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($94.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $34,000 ($66.93)
    Highways: $28,000 ($55.12)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($55.12)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($17.72)

Paris government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($265.75)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $61,000 ($120.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $51,000 ($100.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($236.22)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($29.53)
    Other, NEC: $10,000 ($19.69)

Paris government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($84.65)

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.63% ($36,846 average AGI)
from Caribou County, ID  0.54% ($43,000)
from Bannock County, ID  0.49% ($24,200)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bannock County, ID  0.63% ($41,692 average AGI)
to Cache County, UT  0.54% ($25,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paris:

  • KVSI (1450 AM; 1 kW; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: TRI-STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KLGN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KACH (1340 AM; 1 kW; PRESTON, ID; Owner: ALAN J. WHITE, NELADA G. WHITE)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paris:

  • K260AD (99.9 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K264AD (100.7 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K276DR (103.1 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K287AB (105.3 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLZX (95.9 FM; WESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO INC)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KVFX (94.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KUSU-FM (91.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI. & APP. SCI)
  • K220HI (91.9 FM; CLARKSTON, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paris:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))

Paris fatal accident list:

Mar 17, 2013 12:30 AM, Us-89, Lat: 42.17046, Lon: -111.39953, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1986 06:12 PM, 002380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $249,000Total costs
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Paris)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 7 E. Center Street (Lat: 42.225000 Lon: -111.400556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPVX415
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.32740 MHz, 2.41540 MHz, 2.47240 MHz, 2.53640 MHz, 2.80540 MHz, 5.13640 MHz, 5.14140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.47840 MHz, 7.80640 MHz, 7.93340 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 08/29/2022, Certifier: Jim PriceRegistrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:
  • Bear Lake County Communications Center 50 N Main St (Lat: 42.220278 Lon: -111.400444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQAB877
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.637 MHz, 468.187 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2014, Expiration Date: 04/30/2024, Certifier: Craig ThomasRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PARIS BLOOMI, 1018 Paris Bottom Road (Lat: 42.222889 Lon: -111.380139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQTL508
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Bear Lake County Airport (Lat: 42.249917 Lon: -111.334083), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KBS7
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/1998, Expiration Date: 08/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2003Registrant: County Of Bear Lake, Box 163 Bear Lake County Airport, Montpelier, ID 83254

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA7VOB, Grant Date: 03/01/1995, Expiration Date: 03/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2007, Registrant: Clifford Sizemore, 101 W 2nd S, Paris, ID 83261
  • Call Sign: N7ITF, Grant Date: 09/09/1996, Expiration Date: 09/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2008, Registrant: Vance L Davis, 55 E 200 S Box 205, Paris, ID 83261
  • Call Sign: WA9IZA, Previous Call Sign: WB7RRB, Licensee ID: L00272751, Grant Date: 08/28/2010, Expiration Date: 08/28/2020, Certifier: Allan S Bittner, Registrant: Allan S Bittner, 2765 Hwy 89, Paris, ID 83261
  • Call Sign: KD7NFM, Licensee ID: L00357953, Grant Date: 05/17/2001, Expiration Date: 05/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013, Certifier: Brent Lewis, Registrant: Brent Lewis, 160 N 1 W Box 302, Paris, ID 83261
  • Call Sign: KD7UIS, Licensee ID: L00637139, Grant Date: 02/11/2003, Expiration Date: 02/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2015, Certifier: William J Magnetti, Registrant: William J Magnetti, Paris, ID 83261
  • Call Sign: AD7BE, Licensee ID: L00784606, Grant Date: 12/22/2003, Expiration Date: 12/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2004, Certifier: William R Sterling, Registrant: William R Sterling, 7 South Main St, Paris, ID 83261

Drinking water stations with addresses in Paris and their reported violations in the past:

PARIS CITY OF (Population served: 479, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Most common first names in Paris, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William566.4 years
Charles481.0 years
Edna484.2 years
John482.3 years
Clifford378.4 years
David374.4 years
Ralph372.7 years
Ada260.0 years
Jean285.0 years
Fern279.0 years
Most common last names in Paris, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Eborn1170.5 years
Lewis881.0 years
Wallentine783.9 years
Rich680.2 years
Beck580.6 years
Bolton584.4 years
Mattson579.2 years
Hulme482.5 years
Collings475.3 years
Nye473.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Paris compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Paris on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #82 (83261) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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