Paris, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 10,094 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 5,029  (49.8%)
Females: 5,065  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38242.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,566 (it was $25,261 in 2000)
Paris:

$35,566
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,377 (it was $15,572 in 2000)

Paris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,043 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Paris:

$99,043
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,556; detached houses: $139,039; townhouses or other attached units: $217,760; in 2-unit structures: $66,718; mobile homes: $27,526

Median gross rent in 2017: $609.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paris: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.5%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Paris, TN (2017)
    • 7,62374.5%White alone
    • 2,16721.2%Black alone
    • 1821.8%Hispanic
    • 1751.7%Two or more races
    • 430.4%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Paris, Tennessee as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paris is 123 to 1.


Crime rates in Paris by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
2
(19.6)
1
(9.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
5
(50.0)
2
(20.0)
4
(40.2)
2
(20.1)
5
(48.8)
1
(9.8)
2
(19.7)
4
(39.3)
2
(19.7)
2
(19.7)
2
(19.6)
1
(9.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(100.4)
6
(60.0)
13
(129.8)
9
(90.5)
8
(80.4)
6
(58.5)
11
(107.4)
10
(98.3)
9
(88.5)
4
(39.4)
8
(78.9)
8
(78.5)
4
(39.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
50
(501.8)
39
(390.0)
78
(778.9)
40
(402.4)
45
(452.4)
33
(322.0)
47
(458.7)
35
(344.2)
30
(295.1)
48
(472.8)
38
(374.6)
39
(382.6)
39
(386.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
156
(1,566)
143
(1,430)
161
(1,608)
168
(1,690)
107
(1,076)
147
(1,434)
153
(1,493)
127
(1,249)
111
(1,092)
104
(1,024)
107
(1,055)
78
(765.2)
45
(446.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
465
(4,667)
348
(3,480)
380
(3,795)
360
(3,621)
377
(3,790)
333
(3,249)
374
(3,650)
445
(4,376)
386
(3,797)
379
(3,733)
434
(4,279)
287
(2,815)
227
(2,250)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(331.2)
19
(190.0)
19
(189.7)
11
(110.7)
6
(60.3)
13
(126.9)
11
(107.4)
5
(49.2)
12
(118.0)
12
(118.2)
15
(147.9)
25
(245.2)
11
(109.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
1
(10.0)
1
(10.0)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)461.3390.5490.2411.8382.6361.5390.9380.5354.8352.6390.9340.8246.9

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City-data.com crime index in Paris, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (31.0%), English (10.1%), German (4.7%), Irish (4.5%), Italian (2.4%), African (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1849

Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 928 people per square mile   (low).

Paris, Tennessee map

79 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $733 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $765 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (54.2 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (86.9 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (384.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Springville, TN (2.9 miles ),
Henry, TN (3.0 miles ),
Puryear, TN (3.2 miles ),
Cottage Grove, TN (3.3 miles),
Buchanan-Elkhorn, TN (3.6 miles ),
Big Sandy, TN (3.7 miles ),
Hazel, KY (3.8 miles ),
McKenzie, TN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.30 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,264 (+41.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,590 (64.1%)

Area code: 731

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $82,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Paris, TN residents
Average permit cost in Paris, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Paris, TN
Historical housing units in Paris, TN
Most common industries in Paris, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.7%)
  • Machinery (7.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Paris, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Paris, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Paris, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Paris-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Paris city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paris-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% 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 150.6 miles away from Paris center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Paris center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city 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 120.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city 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 Henry County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paris topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Paris:

  • COUNTRY HOSPICE (903 E WOOD STREET)
  • HENRY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 301 TYSON AV)
  • HENRY CO NH (HOSPITAL CIRCLE BOX 12)
  • HENRY COUNTY HEALTHCARE CTR (239 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • PARIS MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (800 VOLUNTEER DRIVE)
  • DCI PARIS (1101 KELLEY DR)
  • HEALTHPLUS OF TENNESSEE INC (222 MEMORIAL DR)
  • HENRY CO HEALTH DEPT (803 JOY ST)
  • HENRY CO MEDICAL CENTER H H (311 EAST WOOD STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Paris:

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College/University in Paris:

  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris (Full-time enrollment: 342; Location: 312 S Wilson Street; Public; Website: www.tcatparis.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:

  • Bethel University (about 16 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,878)
  • Murray State University (about 22 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 31 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 56 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)

Public high schools in Paris:

Private high schools in Paris:

  • PARIS FIRST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 21, Location: 2512 W WOOD ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • LAKESIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 2920 HIGHWAY 641 N, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Paris:

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Library in Paris:

  • W. G. RHEA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,200; Location: 400 WEST WASHINGTON STREET; 61,848 books; 2,606 audio materials; 3,305 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 171 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There are 3 other public K-8 schools: Lakewood Elementary/Lakewood Middle, Henry Elementary School, Harrleson Elementary School

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Paris: Paris Fire Department Station 2 (A), Paris Fire Department Station 1 (B), Paris City Hall (C), Henry County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lee Greer Shopping Center (1), Paris Shopping Center (2), Paris Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paris include: Temple Church (A), Trinity Church (B), Pilgrim Church (C), Northside Church (D), Paris First Baptist Church (E), Fairview Baptist Church (F), Maplewood Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maplewood Cemetery (1), Barber Cemetery (2), Tharpe Cemetery (3), Paris City Cemetery (4), McCampbell Cemetery (5), Crutchfield Cemetery (6), Memorial Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Taylor Lake (A), Green Acres Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Creek (A), McGowan Branch (B), Smallwood Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Paris include: Ogburn Park (1), Johnson Park (2), Barton Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Paris Henry County Heritage Center (Museums; 614 North Poplar Street) (1), Story Line by Paris Lakeway Kiwanis Club (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 400 West Washington Street) (2), Dollar Amusement CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3018 Dinkins Lane) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Paris (1510 East Wood Street) (1), Best Western Travelers Inn (1297 East Wood Street) (2), Econolodge (1297 East Wood Street) (3), Affordable Travel Agency (1027 Mineral Wells Avenue) (4), Econo Lodge Paris (1297 East Wood Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Henry County - Juvenile Court Clerk (213 West Washington Street) (1), Henry County - General Sessions Clerk- Circuit Court Clerk Office (Court House) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Cherry Jones - Actor, Chick King - Major League Baseball outfielder, Howell Edmunds Jackson - Politician, John Hall Buchanan, Jr. - Former representative, Elkanah Greer - Confederate Army general.

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

SPINKS CLAY CO. (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BUD'S TRAILER PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Paris that have no violations reported:

  • PARIS BD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Population served: 12,100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTH PARIS WATER CO OP (Population served: 2,142, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • NORTHWEST HENRY CO. U.D. (Population served: 1,097, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.1%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Paris in 2010:

  • 251 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 166 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Paris in 2000:

  • 173 people in nursing homes
  • 114 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Paris (2011 data):

  • Security Bank and Trust Company: Security Bank And Trust Company, Mineral Wells Avenue Branch, Lakeway Shopping Center Branch, Annex. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $172.9 mil, Deposits: $154.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commercial Bank & Trust Co.: East Wood Street Branch, Mineral Wells Avenue Branch, at 101 North Poplar St.. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $642.2 mil, Deposits: $556.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Holding Company
  • First Bank: Paris Branch at 101 West Wood Street, branch established on 1922/01/01; Paris Branch at 1068 Mineral Wells Avenue, branch established on 1999/04/09. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $2,074.4 mil, Deposits: $1,734.5 mil, headquarters in Lexington, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Paris Main Office at 914 East Wood Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • McKenzie Banking Company: Foundation Bank, A Division Of Mckenzie Banking Company at 1137 East Wood Street, branch established on 1988/02/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.6 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, headquarters in Mc Kenzie, TN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Progressive Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Paris:

Marital status in Paris, TN
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Paris:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paris, TN (based on Henry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,16767
Mainline Protestant2,63920
Black Protestant1,12811
Catholic1,0001
Other8275
None11,569-
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
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Henry County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Henry County:

12.1%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.1%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Henry County:

12.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Paris:

29.2
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Paris:

19.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paris:

35.4%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Paris:

54.7%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paris, TN 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
Electric Power 57$232,218$48,8881$1,253
Police Protection - Officers 25$82,084$39,4000$0
Firefighters 24$69,750$34,8750$0
Streets and Highways 17$47,160$33,2890$0
Water Supply 12$42,985$42,9850$0
Police - Other 12$32,415$32,4152$1,645
Solid Waste Management 11$29,112$31,7591$438
Sewerage 10$36,799$44,1590$0
Parks and Recreation 10$27,093$32,51252$21,418
Other and Unallocable 5$15,502$37,2050$0
Financial Administration 4$11,422$34,2660$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,643$54,5725$1,328
Health 1$2,929$35,1482$3,379
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$596
Totals for Government 191$643,112$40,40564$30,057

Paris government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Hospitals: $6,774,000 ($671.09)
    Electric Utilities: $1,948,000 ($192.99)
    Sewerage: $1,115,000 ($110.46)
    Water Utilities: $703,000 ($69.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($2.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $40,234,000 ($3985.93)
    Police Protection: $1,790,000 ($177.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,628,000 ($161.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,365,000 ($135.23)
    Water Utilities: $1,360,000 ($134.73)
    Sewerage: $1,253,000 ($124.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,238,000 ($122.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,075,000 ($106.50)
    General - Other: $690,000 ($68.36)
    Central Staff Services: $321,000 ($31.80)
    Financial Administration: $307,000 ($30.41)
    Parking Facilities: $266,000 ($26.35)
    Health - Other: $131,000 ($12.98)
    General Public Buildings: $122,000 ($12.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $62,000 ($6.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000 ($4.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($1.98)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($26.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($12.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $331,000 ($32.79)
    Other - Libraries: $128,000 ($12.68)
    Other - Sewerage: $38,000 ($3.76)
    Other - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($3.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $178,000 ($17.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($6.64)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($4.26)
    Parking Facilities: $43,000 ($4.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.99)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($0.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,927,000 ($785.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($3.57)

Paris government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,853,000 ($183.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,702,000 ($168.62)
    Other: $251,000 ($24.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($19.32)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($0.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $122,000 ($12.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($1.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,428,000 ($339.61)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($4.46)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000 ($37.05)
    Rents: $194,000 ($19.22)
    Interest Earnings: $178,000 ($17.63)
    Sale of Property: $131,000 ($12.98)
    Special Assessments: $102,000 ($10.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($5.65)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $44,700,000 ($4428.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,710,000 ($169.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,035,000 ($102.54)
    Highways: $289,000 ($28.63)
    Sewerage: $248,000 ($24.57)
    Other: $127,000 ($12.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,127,000 ($111.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $866,000 ($85.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $277,000 ($27.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $105,000 ($10.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($0.79)
    Other License: $5,000 ($0.50)

Paris government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,942,000 ($1678.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,124,000 ($1399.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,160,000 ($412.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,340,000 ($132.75)

Paris government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,320,000 ($725.18)

4.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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 Carroll County, TN  0.42% ($28,531 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.30% ($44,171)
to Benton County, TN  0.28% ($25,182)
Businesses in Paris, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS4
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Paris:

  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WTPR (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paris:

  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WMUF-FM (104.7 FM; HENRY, TN; Owner: BENTON WEATHERFORD B/C INC OF TN)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W258AJ (99.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BD OF REGENTS MURRAY ST. UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJJ (89.3 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINSTRIES, INC.)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRJB (95.9 FM; CAMDEN, TN; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paris:

  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
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
  • 66Number of bridges
  • 528ft / 161mTotal length
  • $15,248,000Total costs
  • 273,210Total average daily traffic
  • 26,815Total average daily truck traffic
  • 428,400Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Paris, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 211980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paris, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paris)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Paris, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (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: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paris)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Paris)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 88. The highest number of fires - 129 took place in 2010, and the least - 36 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Paris, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paris, TN
    • 62641.6%Structure Fires
    • 52434.8%Outside Fires
    • 27718.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 775.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paris, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Tennessee:

  • Knights Inn, 409 Tyson Ave, Paris, Tennessee 38242 , Phone: (731) 642-1822, Fax: (731) 642-2831
  • Super 8, 1309 E Wood St, Paris, Tennessee 38242 , Phone: (731) 644-7008, Fax: (731) 642-4651
  • Quality Inn, 1510 E Wood St, Paris, Tennessee 38242 , Phone: (731) 642-2838, Fax: (731) 642-7556
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Tennessee
Most common first names in Paris, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27672.9 years
William25874.5 years
Mary24479.1 years
John20574.5 years
Robert16073.2 years
George9674.8 years
Charles9370.7 years
Thomas7274.9 years
Ruby6879.1 years
Willie6579.6 years
Most common last names in Paris, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams11176.9 years
Smith10675.5 years
Tharpe7969.2 years
Jackson6479.2 years
Johnson6372.3 years
Jones5875.5 years
Brown5279.0 years
Wilson4973.3 years
Thompson4877.5 years
Taylor4775.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paris, TN
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paris, TN
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Paris compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Paris on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
There are 20 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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