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Population in 2017: 8,322 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 4,018  (48.3%)
Females: 4,304  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61944.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,951 (it was $30,902 in 2000)
Paris:

$39,951
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,921 (it was $17,750 in 2000)

Paris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,903 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Paris:

$78,903
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,781; detached houses: $107,048; townhouses or other attached units: $166,749; mobile homes: $37,034

Median gross rent in 2017: $626.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paris: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Paris, IL (2010)
    • 8,58097.1%White alone
    • 1121.3%Hispanic
    • 740.8%Two or more races
    • 390.4%Black alone
    • 200.2%Asian alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Paris, Illinois as of August 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paris is 152 to 1.


Crime rates in Paris by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(56.1)
5
(56.6)
4
(45.2)
2
(22.8)
3
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(56.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.3)
3
(35.6)
1
(12.0)
3
(35.9)
10
(121.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
2
(23.0)
45
(532.8)
27
(304.6)
2
(23.2)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
4
(47.9)
1
(12.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
47
(527.7)
59
(667.9)
43
(485.5)
35
(398.4)
33
(379.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
27
(313.5)
29
(341.3)
23
(273.2)
36
(430.8)
39
(467.0)
50
(605.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(718.5)
30
(339.6)
43
(485.5)
43
(489.5)
30
(344.9)
25
(296.0)
39
(440.0)
45
(522.5)
43
(506.1)
74
(879.0)
51
(610.3)
51
(610.6)
91
(1,103)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
134
(1,504)
114
(1,290)
119
(1,344)
124
(1,411)
94
(1,081)
71
(840.6)
91
(1,027)
118
(1,370)
137
(1,612)
122
(1,449)
54
(646.2)
53
(634.6)
59
(714.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(112.3)
8
(90.6)
11
(124.2)
8
(91.1)
6
(69.0)
10
(118.4)
12
(135.4)
9
(104.5)
9
(105.9)
20
(237.6)
11
(131.6)
11
(131.7)
12
(145.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.6)
2
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.8)
2
(23.9)
4
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)273.3264.9230.9202.7183.2223.7241.8169.4208.4221.6178.4215.2339.1

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City-data.com crime index in Paris, IL

Crime rate in Paris detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: American (23.0%), German (13.2%), English (12.6%), Irish (10.1%), European (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/02/1873

Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 4.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,728 people per square mile   (low).

Paris, Illinois map

47 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,418 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,245 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (19.0 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (83.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (154.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vermilion, IL (2.5 miles ),
Redmon, IL (3.0 miles),
Blanford, IN (3.1 miles ),
St. Bernice, IN (3.4 miles ),
New Goshen, IN (3.5 miles ),
Universal, IN (3.6 miles ),
Chrisman, IL (3.6 miles ),
Kansas, IL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,813 (+21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,285 (63.1%)

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Paris, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Paris, IL in 2017
Paris satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $212,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Paris, IL residents
Average permit cost in Paris, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Paris, IL
Historical housing units in Paris, IL
Most common industries in Paris, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Paris, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Paris, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Paris, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Paris-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Paris city center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1960, a category F3 tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paris-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from Paris center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from Paris center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from Paris center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Edgar County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paris topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Paris:

  • HIGHVIEW TERRACE (409 NORTH HIGH STREET)
  • PARIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 721 E COURT STREET)
  • TANNER PLACE (321 CHESTNUT STREET)
  • PARIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (1011 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • TWIN LAKES REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (310 EADS AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Paris:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:

  • Indiana State University (about 19 miles; Terre Haute, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 22 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 28 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 37 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Lake Land College (about 39 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • DePauw University (about 45 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 45 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)

Public high schools in Paris:

  • PARIS COOPERATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 309 S MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • PARIS COOPERATIVE HIGH SCHOOL 95 (Location: 309 S MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • PARIS COOPERATIVE HIGH SCHOOL 4 (Location: 309 S MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Paris:

Private elementary/middle school in Paris:

  • ST MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 507 CONNELLY ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Paris

Library in Paris:

  • PARIS CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $199,019; Location: 207 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 31,949 books; 379 audio materials; 777 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Paris: Elks Country Club (A), Camp Blackhawk (B), Edgar County Courthouse (C), Paris Fire Department (D), Edgar County Special Service Area Ambulance (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paris include: First Assembly of God Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Saint Marys Catholic Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Eads Lake (A), Twin Lakes (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Paris include: Sunrise Park (1), Sunset Park (2), Sylvain Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Art Center & Museum-Bicentennial (132 South Central Avenue), Edgar County Historical Museum (414 North Main Street), Paris City Of (Recreation Areas; 150 Lakeside Ter Dr).

Court: Edgar County - Circuit Court Clerk's Office (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Carl Switzer - Film actor, Barbara Stuart - Actress, Richard P. Mills - Educator, Rodney Watson - Basketball coach, W. H. Lillard - Football player and coach, Brett Eldredge - Country singer, Harold Switzer - Film actor, Bill Van Dyke - Baseball player, Frank Trimble O'Hair - Politician, Jack Franklin - Baseball player.

Edgar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Paris in 2010:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Paris in 2000:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Paris (2011 data):

  • First Bank & Trust, S.B.: West Washington Street Branch at 208 West Washington Street, branch established on 2005/06/24; at 101 South Central Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/28: Bank assets: $392.6 mil, Deposits: $303.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Banctrust Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank of Paris: Drive-In Facility at 8964 Lower Terre Haute Road, branch established on 1978/10/16; The Citizens National Bank Of Paris at 110-114 West Court Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/29: Bank assets: $211.1 mil, Deposits: $169.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Of Paris, Inc.
  • The Edgar County Bank and Trust Co., Paris, Illinois: The Edgar County Bank And Trust Co., Paris, Illinois at 177 West Wood Street, branch established on 1873/03/23; Drive-In Facility at 212-214 North Main Street, branch established on 1970/10/21. Info updated 2009/12/31: Bank assets: $312.6 mil, Deposits: $246.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Edgar County Banc Shares, Inc.
  • State Bank of Chrisman: Paris Branch at 600 East Jasper Street, branch established on 1997/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.5 mil, Deposits: $65.4 mil, headquarters in Chrisman, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Longview Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Paris:

Marital status in Paris, IL
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Paris:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Paris
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paris, IL (based on Edgar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33826
Mainline Protestant3,06519
Catholic1,1283
Other2172
Black Protestant1201
None10,708-
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: 5
Here:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Edgar County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Edgar County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Edgar County:

9.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Edgar County:

27.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Paris:

51.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.2%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Paris:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paris:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Paris:

77.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paris, IL 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
Police Protection - Officers 15$66,938$53,5500$0
Firefighters 14$56,437$48,3750$0
Sewerage 8$32,437$48,6561$2,190
Streets and Highways 7$23,969$41,0900$0
Water Supply 7$25,572$43,8380$0
Police - Other 6$14,672$29,34410$4,584
Other Government Administration 3$14,134$56,5365$3,463
Financial Administration 3$11,256$45,0241$1,322
Parks and Recreation 2$8,460$50,7600$0
Local Libraries 2$4,641$27,8466$3,977
Other and Unallocable 1$3,007$36,0843$4,161
Totals for Government 68$261,523$46,15126$19,697

Paris government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $593,000 ($71.26)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($15.50)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($3.97)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,824,000 ($219.18)
    Sewerage: $1,547,000 ($185.89)
    Police Protection: $1,525,000 ($183.25)
    General - Other: $1,370,000 ($164.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,209,000 ($145.28)
    Regular Highways: $634,000 ($76.18)
    Financial Administration: $526,000 ($63.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000 ($30.52)
    Libraries: $168,000 ($20.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000 ($5.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $875,000 ($105.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $142,000 ($17.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($16.70)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,401,000 ($408.68)

Paris government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,066,000 ($248.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($2.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $576,000 ($69.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $573,000 ($68.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $85,000 ($10.21)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($5.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,753,000 ($210.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,587,000 ($310.86)
    Highways: $210,000 ($25.23)
    Other: $77,000 ($9.25)
  • Tax - Property: $1,493,000 ($179.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,066,000 ($128.09)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $440,000 ($52.87)
    Other License: $55,000 ($6.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($2.28)

Paris government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,885,000 ($2149.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,360,000 ($2086.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,415,000 ($410.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,890,000 ($347.27)

Paris government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,122,000 ($735.64)

4.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coles County, IL  0.61% ($35,333 average AGI)
from Clark County, IL  0.54% ($28,703)
from Vigo County, IN  0.47% ($21,313)


4.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coles County, IL  0.70% ($34,500 average AGI)
to Vigo County, IN  0.51% ($32,657)
to Clark County, IL  0.48% ($38,515)
Businesses in Paris, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Goodwill5UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Paris:

  • WPRS (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paris:

  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • W236AE (95.1 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Paris:

  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
Paris fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Paris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 56.7mTotal length
  • 20,450Total average daily traffic
  • 1,988Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,651Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Paris, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paris, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paris)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paris, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paris)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Paris)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 89. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 117 took place in 2010, and the least - 60 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Paris, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.3%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paris, IL
    • 62241.3%Outside Fires
    • 54736.3%Structure Fires
    • 23015.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1067.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paris, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Illinois:

  • Scottish Inn, Rt 1, Paris, Illinois 61944 , Phone: (217) 465-6441
  • Super 8 Motel Paris, RR 6, Paris, Illinois 61944 , Phone: (217) 463-8888
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Illinois
Most common first names in Paris, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19179.4 years
John15575.4 years
William13973.3 years
James12772.6 years
Charles10376.4 years
Robert10170.0 years
Ruth7481.4 years
George6777.1 years
Dorothy6279.3 years
Helen6279.2 years
Most common last names in Paris, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5775.8 years
Brown4979.7 years
Wright4979.2 years
Jones4779.1 years
Miller3677.7 years
Wilson3577.1 years
Smith3276.6 years
Davis2976.8 years
Henson2777.6 years
Williams2781.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paris, IL
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paris, IL
  • 48.2%Utility gas
  • 44.8%Electricity
  • 3.9%No fuel used
  • 3.0%Wood


Paris compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Paris on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 20 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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