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Population in 2012: 10,166 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 

Males: 4,644  (45.7%)
Females: 5,522  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38242.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,549 (it was $25,261 in 2000)
Paris:

$25,549
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,370

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,388 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Paris:

$78,388
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,451; Detached houses: $114,004; In 2-unit structures: $52,926; Mobile homes: $27,163

Median gross rent in 2012: $564.

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  • White alone - 7,708 (76.0%)
  • Black alone - 1,759 (17.3%)
  • Two or more races - 448 (4.4%)
  • Hispanic - 158 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 23 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paris: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (15.3%), United States (12.6%), German (10.5%), English (9.9%), Swedish (1.7%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1849

Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 934 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Paris:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 20.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paris city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 21.1%

179 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Paris, Tennessee as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Paris to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $593 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $636 (0.8%)

Paris satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (87.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

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 ).

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

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Latitude: 36.30 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,968 (+49.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,299 (69.5%)

Area code: 731

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Crime rates in Paris by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 11010000100
per 100,000 8.310.10.010.30.00.00.00.010.10.00.0
Rapes 36331524251
per 100,000 24.960.330.830.810.050.020.040.220.148.89.8
Robberies 883131061398611
per 100,000 66.380.430.8133.4100.460.0129.890.580.458.5107.4
Assaults 5262403850397840453347
per 100,000 430.7623.2410.3389.8501.8390.0778.9402.4452.4322.0458.7
Burglaries 125121115136156143161168107147153
per 100,000 1035.51216.31179.51395.21565.61430.01607.71690.01075.81434.41493.3
Thefts 393269280422465348380360377333374
per 100,000 3255.52704.12871.84329.14666.83480.03794.73621.43790.53249.43650.2
Auto thefts 132021183319191161311
per 100,000 107.7201.0215.4184.7331.2190.0189.7110.760.3126.9107.4
Arson 21131112000
per 100,000 16.610.110.330.810.010.010.020.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.4) 343.1413.6320.5435.1447.3378.6475.3399.3371.0350.6379.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Paris, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,305 (-11.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Paris-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 157% 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 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city 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 Paris 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
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Paris center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Paris:

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

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Airports and heliports located in Paris:


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College/University in Paris:

  • Tennessee Technology Center at Paris (Full-time enrollment: 232; Location: 312 S Wilson Street; Public; Website: www.ttcparis.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:

  • Bethel University (about 17 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,516)
  • Murray State University (about 25 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 31 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Union University (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Lane College (about 55 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)

Public high school in Paris:

Public elementary/middle schools in Paris:

Private elementary/middle schools in Paris:

  • BETHEL FELLOWSHIP MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 1286 MIDWAY RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • LAKESIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 12; Location: 2920 HWY 641 N; Grades: 7 - 11)
  • ANNABEL ACADEMY (Students: 3; Location: 501 OWENWOOD PL; Grades: 4 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Paris, map of school districts: PARIS CITY SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN PARIS

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

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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

 
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:

NORTHWEST HENRY CO. U.D. (Population served: 1034, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-16-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1999)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ANTIOCH WATER COMPANY (Population served: 242, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2004), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-22-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2001), St BCA signed (OCT-11-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-05-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1999)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • PARIS BD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES (Population served: 12032, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.4%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.2% for Black residents, 84.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paris, TN

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

Paris compared to Tennessee state average:

Paris, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Tennessee:

  • Econolodge, 1297 E Wood St, Paris, TN 38242 , Phone: (731) 642-8881, Fax: (731) 644-2881
  • Terrace Woods Travel Lodge, 1190 North Market St, Paris, TN 38242 , Phone: (731) 642-2642
  • Knights Inn, 409 Tyson Ave, Paris, TN 38242 , Phone: (731) 642-1822, Fax: (731) 642-2831
  • Super 8, 1309 E Wood St, Paris, TN 38242 , Phone: (731) 644-7008, Fax: (731) 642-4651
  • Hampton Inn Of Paris,TN, 1510 E Wood St, Paris, TN 38242 , Phone: (731) 642-2838, Fax: (731) 642-7556
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Paris travel time to work - commute


Paris mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paris city (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.99%
Here66.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchCommunity Church of Christ
Adherents63.5%12.8%9.2%4.8%2.1%
Congregations36.7%22.2%20.0%1.1%2.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.1%1.1%0.9%0.8%3.8%
Congregations1.1%1.1%1.1%1.1%13.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Henry 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.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

32.1%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,356$33,4240$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,305$42,9155$1,328
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$567
Police Protection - Officers 25$79,106$37,9710$0
Police - Other 13$31,671$29,2351$855
Firefighters 24$66,188$33,0940$0
Streets and Highways 18$48,409$32,2730$0
Health 1$3,004$36,0482$1,041
Solid Waste Management 9$24,006$32,0080$0
Sewerage 11$35,851$39,1100$0
Parks and Recreation 12$28,995$28,99527$11,079
Water Supply 13$43,583$40,2300$0
Electric Power 56$206,055$44,1553$3,538
Other and Unallocable 2$4,627$27,7620$0
Totals for Government 191$594,156$37,32939$18,408

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000 ($22.13)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $27,018,000 ($2657.68)
    Police Protection: $1,734,000 ($170.57)
    Fire Protection: $1,234,000 ($121.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,126,000 ($110.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,028,000 ($101.12)
    Sewerage: $1,019,000 ($100.24)
    Regular Highways: $987,000 ($97.09)
    Water Utilities: $981,000 ($96.50)
    General - Other: $599,000 ($58.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $241,000 ($23.71)
    Financial Administration: $182,000 ($17.90)
    Central Staff Services: $161,000 ($15.84)
    General Public Buildings: $137,000 ($13.48)
    Libraries: $95,000 ($9.34)
    Health Services - Other: $65,000 ($6.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $51,000 ($5.02)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $282,000 ($27.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $294,000 ($28.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $197,000 ($19.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $128,000 ($12.59)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($8.07)
    General Public Building: $49,000 ($4.82)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($2.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,135,000 ($505.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,126,000 ($110.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,070,000 ($105.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $201,000 ($19.77)
    All Other: $13,000 ($1.28)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $241,000 ($23.71)
    All Other: $30,000 ($2.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,891,000 ($284.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000 ($10.33)
    Rents: $86,000 ($8.46)
    Property Sale Other: $10,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $27,949,000 ($2749.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,048,000 ($103.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $994,000 ($97.78)
    Highways: $293,000 ($28.82)
    All Other: $31,000 ($3.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,497,000 ($147.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $669,000 ($65.81)
    Public Utilities: $69,000 ($6.79)
    NEC: $2,000 ($0.20)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $4,706,000 ($462.92)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,894,000 ($481.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,598,000 ($452.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $4,396,000 ($432.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $310,000 ($30.49)
    Other, NEC: $296,000 ($29.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,539,000 ($446.49)

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carroll County, TN  0.56% ($24,730 average AGI)
from Benton County, TN  0.50% ($26,474)
from Calloway County, KY  0.45% ($25,922)


5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Calloway County, KY  0.52% ($21,207 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.45% ($22,380)
to Benton County, TN  0.43% ($25,250)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Paris, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 37
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 61
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 41
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 99
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Paris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total costs: $7,703,000
Total average daily traffic: 79,410
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,368

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
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: 51 (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, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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: 104 (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: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 80
  • Hazardous Condition: 109
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Paris


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paris, TN

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
Businesses in Paris, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike3
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway3
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Knights Inn1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS4
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Paris, TN

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