Paris, Texas

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Population in 2017: 24,800 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 11,497  (46.4%)
Females: 13,303  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75460, 75462, 75473.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,687 (it was $27,438 in 2000)
Paris:

$40,687
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,792 (it was $17,137 in 2000)

Paris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,652 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Paris:

$114,652
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paris: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 42.8% for other race residents, 41.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Paris, TX (2017)
    • 16,56363.3%White alone
    • 5,46920.9%Black alone
    • 2,0167.7%Hispanic
    • 1,1754.5%Two or more races
    • 3771.4%Asian alone
    • 1070.4%American Indian alone
    • 740.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 104 registered sex offenders living in Paris, Texas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paris is 248 to 1.


Crime rates in Paris by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.3)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.8)
3
(11.7)
5
(20.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
55
(203.6)
15
(55.0)
1
(3.8)
5
(19.1)
7
(26.8)
6
(23.4)
5
(19.5)
7
(27.2)
5
(20.0)
5
(20.1)
5
(20.1)
3
(12.1)
4
(16.0)
4
(16.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
41
(151.8)
27
(98.9)
21
(79.0)
45
(172.3)
34
(130.4)
27
(105.2)
41
(159.5)
35
(136.2)
28
(111.8)
28
(112.7)
21
(84.6)
28
(113.3)
31
(124.1)
23
(93.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
153
(566.4)
176
(644.9)
117
(440.1)
109
(417.3)
128
(490.8)
112
(436.3)
118
(459.1)
110
(428.1)
132
(527.0)
105
(422.6)
94
(378.7)
137
(554.5)
182
(728.6)
190
(768.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
432
(1,599)
414
(1,517)
405
(1,524)
393
(1,505)
355
(1,361)
390
(1,519)
352
(1,370)
295
(1,148)
314
(1,254)
267
(1,075)
243
(978.9)
276
(1,117)
191
(764.7)
173
(699.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,036
(7,537)
1,334
(4,888)
1,115
(4,194)
1,057
(4,047)
1,334
(5,115)
1,171
(4,562)
1,013
(3,941)
1,001
(3,896)
866
(3,457)
787
(3,168)
726
(2,925)
668
(2,704)
613
(2,454)
507
(2,050)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(322.0)
33
(120.9)
41
(154.2)
41
(157.0)
35
(134.2)
46
(179.2)
38
(147.9)
32
(124.5)
39
(155.7)
33
(132.8)
20
(80.6)
46
(186.2)
48
(192.2)
45
(181.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(3.7)
13
(47.6)
16
(60.2)
22
(84.2)
13
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)768.2528.7409.0437.8469.4448.4436.2417.8433.3355.1317.2364.0370.8348.0

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City-data.com crime index in Paris, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 81 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (16.5%), Irish (8.2%), English (5.6%), German (5.2%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 602 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles.

Population density: 580 people per square mile   (low).

Paris, Texas map

1,212 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This city:

4.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,724 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,176 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (57.8 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (81.1 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (93.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Reno, TX (2.1 miles ),
Toco, TX (2.4 miles),
Sun Valley, TX (2.6 miles),
Howland, TX (2.8 miles ),
Blossom, TX (3.1 miles ),
Biardstown, TX (3.2 miles ),
Powderly, TX (3.2 miles ),
Sumner, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 95.55 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Crape Myrtle City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,892 (+34.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,679 (83.7%)

Area code: 903

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 52 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2002: 83 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Paris, TX residents
Average permit cost in Paris, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Paris, TX
Historical housing units in Paris, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Paris, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Paper (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.3%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Food (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Paris, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Paris, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Paris-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Paris city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paris-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Paris center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lamar County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paris topographic map

Hospitals in Paris:

  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF PARIS (865 DESHONG DRIVE)
  • MC CUISTION HOSPICE (2805 LEWIS LANE)
  • MCCUISTION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 865 DESHONG DRIVE)
  • PARIS REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (845 CLARKSVILLE ST)
  • PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 820 CLARKSVILLE ST)
  • RED RIVER VALLEY SURGICAL CENTER, LLC (1000 CLARKSVILLE STREET)

Nursing Homes in Paris:

  • BRENTWOOD TERRACE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (2885 STILLHOUSE ROAD)
  • CHERRY STREET MANOR (2193 EAST CHERRY)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CE (150 S.E. 47TH STREET)
  • LEGEND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION - PARIS (520 SE 8TH ST)
  • MEDICAL PLAZA NURSING CTR (610 DESHONG DR)
  • PARIS HEALTHCARE CENTER (610 DESHONG DR)
  • PARIS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (2900 STILLHOUSE ROAD)
  • PARIS SKILLED NURSING FACILITY INC (820 CLARKSVILLE STREET 7TH FL SOUTH)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CTR (820 CLARKSVILLE STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Paris:

  • RCG PARIS (110 S. COLLEGIATE)

Home Health Centers in Paris:

  • CRITICAL PROVISIONS INC (1705 E HOUSTON STREET)
  • MAYS HOMEHEALTH TX LLC (845 CLARKSVILLE STREET)
  • MILLENNIUM HOME CARE OF NE TEXAS (3158 CLARKSVILLE STREET)
  • ON CALL HOME HEALTH AND REHAB SERVICES (135 N COLLEGIATE DRIVE)
  • PARIS SIGNATURE HOME HEALTH INC (420 N COLLEGIATE)
  • PLATINUM HOME HEALTH INC (140 S COLLEGIATE DR)
  • PREMIER HOME CARE AND REHAB / PREMIER HOSPICE (750 CLARKSVILLE ST)

Airports and heliports located in Paris:

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College/University in Paris:

  • Paris Junior College (Full-time enrollment: 3,875; Location: 2400 Clarksville St; Public; Website: www.parisjc.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Paris:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 36 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 54 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 55 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Grayson College (about 63 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 72 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 84 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Richland College (about 86 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)

Public high schools in Paris:

  • NORTH LAMAR H S (Students: 900, Location: 295 STONE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PARIS H S (Students: 263, Location: 2255 S COLLEGIATE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHISUM H S (Students: 260, Location: 3250 S CHURCH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • SPECIAL SERVICES (Location: 3480 GRAHAM ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • TRAVIS H S OF CHOICE (Location: 3270 GRAHAM ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Paris:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 147, Location: 2060 FARM ROAD 79, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Paris:

  • FRANK STONE MIDDLE (Students: 700, Location: 3201 LEWIS LN, Grades: 6-8)
  • JUSTISS EL (Students: 404, Location: 401 18TH N W, Grades: KG-4)
  • BAILEY INT (Students: 401, Location: 3201 LEWIS LN, Grades: 4-5)
  • CHISUM EL (Students: 398, Location: 3250 S CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • W L HIGGINS EL (Students: 371, Location: 3201 LEWIS LN, Grades: PK-1)
  • CECIL EVERETT EL (Students: 344, Location: 3201 LEWIS LN, Grades: 2-3)
  • CHISUM MIDDLE (Students: 196, Location: 3250 S CHURCH ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • PARIS J H (Location: 2400 JEFFERSON RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • AIKIN EL (Location: 3100 PINE MILL RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • CROCKETT INT (Location: 655 S COLLEGIATE DR, Grades: 5-6)
See full list of schools located in Paris

Library in Paris:

  • PARIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $629,664; Location: 326 S MAIN ST; 91,153 books; 5,856 audio materials; 9,598 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Christian Fellowship Church 3130 North Main Street
  • Christus St Joseph Hospital, no longer exists. It was sold to Essent Healthcare several years ago and the name has been changed to: Paris Regional Medical Center (PRMC)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Paris: Paris Commercial Historic District (A), Pine Bluff-Fitzhugh Historic District (B), Church Street Historic District (C), Lamar County Courthouse (D), Edgar and Annie Wright House (E), Gregory Vinegar Works (F), J M and Emily Daniel House (G), Jess and Lucille Alford House (H), John Chisum Gibbons House (I), Johnson-McCuistion House (J), Means-Justiss House (K), McCormic-Bishop House (L), Morris-Moore House (M), Paris Fire Department Station 1 (N), Paris Fire Department Station 3 (O), Paris Fire Department Station 4 (P), Paris Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Baty-Plummer House (R), Bailey-Ragland House (S), Atkinson-Morris House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mirabeau Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Paris include: Providence Church (A), El Bethel Church (B), Saint Pauls Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Graham Street Baptist Church (E), Galilee Full Gospel Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), El Bethel Baptist Church (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Meadowbrook Memorial Park (2), Moore Springs Cemetery (3), Cedar Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Crook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Paris include: Johnson Park (1), Record Park (2), Wade Park (3), Walker Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn of Paris (2501 North Main Street) (1), Best Western Inn of Paris (3755 Northeast Loop 286) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Paris City - Community Development- Municipal Court (811 Bonham Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Gene Stallings - College football player, John P. Jumper - Soilder, Cas Haley - America's Got Talent contestant, Dave Philley - Baseball player, Eddie Robinson (baseball) - Baseball player, Leslie Satcher - Female singer, Rick Adams (baseball) - Baseball player, Aaron Wallace - Football player, Barney White - Baseball player, Beverly Leech - Actor.

Lamar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Paris in 2010:

  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 148 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 139 people in college/university student housing
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Paris in 2000:

  • 502 people in nursing homes
  • 240 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 186 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Paris (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank: at 35 South Plaza, Walmart Branch, Lamar Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $109.1 mil, Deposits: $78.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Peoples National Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Liberty National Bank in Paris: West Paris Branch, Paris Branch, The Liberty National Bank In Paris. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $239.4 mil, Deposits: $194.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Paris Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Paris Motor Branch at 1160 Lamar Avenue, branch established on 1999/07/01; Paris Branch at 1161 Clarksville Street, branch established on 1963/10/31. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Federal Community Bank: Paris Branch at 3010 Ne Loop 286, branch established on 1999/10/01; at 630 Clarksville St, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $353.1 mil, Deposits: $307.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Capital One, National Association: Lamar Branch at 2800 Lamar Road, branch established on 1886/01/01; Paris Downtown Branch at 104 Bonham Street, Northwest Plaza, branch established on 1995/06/24. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Lamar National Bank: at 200 South Collegiate, branch established on 1981/10/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.9 mil, Deposits: $116.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lamar Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Guaranty Bond Bank: Lamar Avenue Branch at Lamar Avenue, branch established on 1989/04/10. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $1,091.1 mil, Deposits: $932.8 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Paris:

Marital status in Paris, TX
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Paris:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Paris
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Neighborhoods in Paris:

(Paris, Texas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Paris, TX (based on Lamar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,146101
Mainline Protestant3,62520
Catholic2,4671
Black Protestant9336
Other6511
None20,971-
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: 6
Lamar County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Lamar County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lamar County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamar County:

26.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lamar County:

13.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Paris:

20.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Paris:

11.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paris:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paris:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Paris:

77.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paris, TX 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 47$298,844$76,3010$0
Other and Unallocable 22$94,581$51,5900$0
Sewerage 21$82,455$47,1170$0
Parks and Recreation 17$63,359$44,7240$0
Financial Administration 16$84,632$63,4743$1,112
Health 13$52,688$48,6350$0
Local Libraries 11$49,559$54,06423$22,733
Police - Other 11$44,836$48,91211$6,687
Streets and Highways 7$23,519$40,3180$0
Other Government Administration 7$38,316$65,6856$6,442
Judicial and Legal 5$15,821$37,9700$0
Firefighters 2$14,955$89,7300$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,872$70,4640$0
Water Supply 1$4,892$58,7040$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 181$874,329$57,96743$36,974

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,276,000 ($51.45)
    General - Other: $1,094,000 ($44.11)
    Water Utilities: $1,087,000 ($43.83)
    Sewerage: $1,087,000 ($43.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,249,000 ($251.98)
    General - Other: $4,850,000 ($195.56)
    Water Utilities: $4,690,000 ($189.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,504,000 ($181.61)
    Health - Other: $3,387,000 ($136.57)
    Sewerage: $2,755,000 ($111.09)
    Regular Highways: $2,366,000 ($95.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,519,000 ($61.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,360,000 ($54.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,204,000 ($48.55)
    Libraries: $633,000 ($25.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $595,000 ($23.99)
    Central Staff Services: $483,000 ($19.48)
    Financial Administration: $474,000 ($19.11)
    Air Transportation: $151,000 ($6.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $574,000 ($23.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $129,000 ($5.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,048,000 ($122.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($8.15)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,404,000 ($217.90)
    Other: $2,818,000 ($113.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,545,000 ($62.30)
    Air Transportation: $76,000 ($3.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $550,000 ($22.18)
    Interest Earnings: $286,000 ($11.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $267,000 ($10.77)
    Rents: $35,000 ($1.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,300,000 ($334.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,144,000 ($46.13)
    Health and Hospitals: $600,000 ($24.19)
    Water Utilities: $168,000 ($6.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000 ($5.24)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($1.73)
  • Tax - Property: $7,635,000 ($307.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,193,000 ($290.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,731,000 ($110.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $463,000 ($18.67)
    Other License: $146,000 ($5.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,225,000 ($1017.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,375,000 ($821.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,850,000 ($195.56)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,040,000 ($82.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,391,000 ($822.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,478,000 ($99.92)

4.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Dallas County, TX  0.48% ($51,928 average AGI)
to Red River County, TX  0.39% ($45,441)
to Collin County, TX  0.24% ($53,902)
Businesses in Paris, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture3
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
CVS2Nike2
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Ramada1
GNC1SAS Shoes1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In2
Goodwill6Sears2
H&R Block2Sprint Nextel1
Hilton1Subway4
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Honda1UPS6
JCPenney1Vans2
Jack In The Box1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Paris:

  • KPLT (1490 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPJC (1250 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, TX; Owner: PARIS JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paris:

  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • K201FX (88.1 FM; RENO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K211DS (90.1 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paris:

  • K08KK (Channel 8; PARIS, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K02EQ (Channel 2; PARIS, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K15AA (Channel 15; HUGO, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Paris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 85Number of bridges
  • 719ft / 219mTotal length
  • $3,213,000Total costs
  • 472,310Total average daily traffic
  • 58,697Total average daily truck traffic
  • 568,353Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Paris, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 191970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paris, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paris)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 230 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paris, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 196 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paris)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Paris)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 268. The highest number of fire incidents - 448 took place in 2006, and the least - 168 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Paris, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.4%), and Structure Fires (40.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paris, TX
    • 1,90444.4%Outside Fires
    • 1,73740.5%Structure Fires
    • 54812.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1012.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paris, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Texas:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 3560 NE Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75460 , Phone: (903) 785-5545, Fax: (903) 785-9510
  • Victorian Inns, 425 NE 35th St, Paris, Texas 75460 , Phone: (903) 785-3871, Fax: (903) 785-3872
  • Quality Inn, 3505 NE Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75460 , Phone: (903) 784-7481, Fax: (903) 784-0231
  • Hampton Inn, 3563 Ne Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75460 , Phone: (903) 784-6536, Fax: (903) 784-6546
  • Comfort Inn Suites, 3035 NE Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75461 , Phone: (903) 785-0089, Fax: (903) 785-0090
  • Holiday Inn Express, 3025 NE Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75461 , Phone: (903) 785-0088, Fax: (903) 785-0099
  • Laquinta Inn And Suites, 3205 NE Loop 286, Paris, Texas 75460 , Phone: (903) 783-9600, Fax: (903) 783-9710
  • Days Inn, 2650 Nmain, Paris, Texas 75460 , Phone: (903) 784-8164, Fax: (903) 784-5954
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Texas
Most common first names in Paris, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James36173.5 years
William33375.1 years
Mary32680.2 years
John29974.9 years
Robert20773.9 years
Willie16278.3 years
Charles14673.0 years
George12376.7 years
Ruby9881.1 years
Annie9083.0 years
Most common last names in Paris, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22377.3 years
Jones14774.0 years
Williams12077.6 years
Moore10575.8 years
Johnson10275.1 years
Jackson9375.7 years
Brown9374.8 years
Anderson7875.9 years
Davis7675.0 years
Taylor7573.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paris, TX
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paris, TX
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 26.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood


Paris compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 43 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2020.