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Population in 2012: 25,082 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 

Males: 11,523  (45.9%)
Females: 13,559  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75460, 75462, 75473.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,550 (it was $27,438 in 2000)
Paris:

$31,550
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,529

Paris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,804 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Paris:

$75,804
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,466; Detached houses: $88,131; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,926; In 2-unit structures: $68,810; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,469; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,706; Mobile homes: $45,634; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $20,757

Median gross rent in 2012: $624.

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  • White alone - 16,287 (64.7%)
  • Black alone - 5,913 (23.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,466 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 783 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 325 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 294 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 105 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paris: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), United States (10.2%), German (8.4%), English (6.6%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 602 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles.

Population density: 587 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Paris:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paris city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

899 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Paris, Texas as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Paris to the number of sex offenders is 322 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,524 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $925 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (70.8 miles , pop. 54,369).

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) .

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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 95.55 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,871 (+31.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,509 (84.2%)

Area code: 903

Paris household income distribution Paris home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Paris by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1331412110123
per 100,000 3.711.311.13.814.83.77.33.83.80.03.97.811.7
Rapes N/A495851885515157657
per 100,000 N/A185.0214.4191.6326.3203.655.03.819.126.823.419.527.2
Robberies 33334341394127214534274135
per 100,000 121.0124.6159.0154.0144.6151.898.979.0172.3130.4105.2159.5136.2
Assaults 435265314250241153176117109128112118110
per 100,000 1595.11000.51160.8939.1893.7566.4644.9440.1417.3490.8436.3459.1428.1
Burglaries 506501536428440432414405393355390352295
per 100,000 1855.51891.61981.41607.81631.61599.11517.01523.51504.51361.21519.21369.61148.2
Thefts 1,8182,2862,2222,0082,0352,0361,3341,1151,0571,3341,1711,0131,001
per 100,000 6666.48631.08214.17543.27546.07536.64888.14194.44046.65115.04561.63941.53896.0
Auto thefts 911049694888733414135463832
per 100,000 333.7392.7354.9353.1326.3322.0120.9154.2157.0134.2179.2147.9124.5
Arson 1113563113162213000
per 100,000 40.349.118.522.511.13.747.660.284.249.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) N/A888.2938.6810.9924.8744.0512.0396.1424.0454.5434.3422.4404.6

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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: 83 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Texas average:

1.95

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Paris-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 209% 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 near Texas state average. It is 94% 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 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from Paris center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1995 at 04:49:29, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from Paris center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lamar County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Paris:

  • RCG PARIS (Dialysis Facility, 110 S. COLLEGIATE)
  • CRITICAL PROVISIONS INC (Home Health Center, 1705 E HOUSTON STREET)
  • MAYS HOMEHEALTH TX LLC (Home Health Center, 845 CLARKSVILLE STREET)
  • MILLENNIUM HOME CARE OF NE TEXAS (Home Health Center, 3158 CLARKSVILLE STREET)
  • ON CALL HOME HEALTH AND REHAB SERVICES (Home Health Center, 135 N COLLEGIATE DRIVE)
  • PARIS SIGNATURE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 420 N COLLEGIATE)
  • PLATINUM HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 140 S COLLEGIATE DR)
  • PREMIER HOME CARE AND REHAB / PREMIER HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 750 CLARKSVILLE ST)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF PARIS (Hospital, 865 DESHONG DRIVE)
  • MC CUISTION HOSPICE (Hospital, 2805 LEWIS LANE)
  • MCCUISTION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 865 DESHONG DRIVE)
  • PARIS REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 845 CLARKSVILLE ST)
  • PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 820 CLARKSVILLE ST)
  • RED RIVER VALLEY SURGICAL CENTER, LLC (Hospital, 1000 CLARKSVILLE STREET)
  • BRENTWOOD TERRACE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 2885 STILLHOUSE ROAD)
  • CHERRY STREET MANOR (Nursing Home, 2193 EAST CHERRY)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CE (Nursing Home, 150 S.E. 47TH STREET)
  • LEGEND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION - PARIS (Nursing Home, 520 SE 8TH ST)
  • MEDICAL PLAZA NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 610 DESHONG DR)
  • PARIS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 610 DESHONG DR)
  • PARIS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2900 STILLHOUSE ROAD)
  • PARIS SKILLED NURSING FACILITY INC (Nursing Home, 820 CLARKSVILLE STREET 7TH FL SOUTH)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, 820 CLARKSVILLE STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Paris, TX

Airports and heliports located in Paris:


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Local government website: www.paristexas.gov

College/University in Paris:

  • Paris Junior College (Full-time enrollment: 2,649; Location: 2400 Clarksville St; Public; Website: parisjc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Paris:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 36 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,138)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 54 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,111)
  • Grayson County College (about 63 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 85 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 85 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)
  • Richland College (about 86 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • Texarkana College (about 86 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)

Public high schools in Paris:

Private high school in Paris:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 2060 FM 79; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Paris:

Private elementary/middle school in Paris:

  • CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 309 S CHURCH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Paris, map of school districts: PARIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CHISUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NORTH LAMAR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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:

  • 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)
  • Christian Fellowship Church 3130 North Main Street

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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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.7%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.2% for Black residents, 39.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.4% for American Indian residents, 87.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 75.6% for other race residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paris, TX

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

Paris compared to Texas state average:

Paris, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Texas:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 3560 NE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75460 , Phone: (903) 785-5545, Fax: (903) 785-9510
  • Victorian Inns, 425 NE 35th St, Paris, TX 75460 , Phone: (903) 785-3871, Fax: (903) 785-3872
  • Quality Inn, 3505 NE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75460 , Phone: (903) 784-7481, Fax: (903) 784-0231
  • Hampton Inn, 3563 Ne Loop 286, Paris, TX 75460 , Phone: (903) 784-6536, Fax: (903) 784-6546
  • Comfort Inn Suites, 3035 NE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75461 , Phone: (903) 785-0089, Fax: (903) 785-0090
  • Holiday Inn Express, 3025 NE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75461 , Phone: (903) 785-0088, Fax: (903) 785-0099
  • Laquinta Inn And Suites, 3205 NE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75460 , Phone: (903) 783-9600, Fax: (903) 783-9710
  • Days Inn, 2650 Nmain, Paris, TX 75460 , Phone: (903) 784-8164, Fax: (903) 784-5954
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Paris, Texas

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:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.36%
Here65.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents55.6%10.9%8.6%7.5%6.9%
Congregations34.8%15.2%1.1%16.3%6.5%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%1.2%1.2%1.2%4.4%
Congregations2.2%1.1%4.3%1.1%17.4%
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: 6
Lamar County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamar County:

26.5%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
Texas:

15.7%

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 15$67,108$53,6862$704
Other Government Administration 7$30,382$52,0834$4,078
Judicial and Legal 5$12,545$30,1080$0
Police Protection - Officers 44$236,965$64,6270$0
Police - Other 10$35,552$42,6628$4,233
Firefighters 2$11,858$71,1480$0
Streets and Highways 7$18,649$31,9700$0
Health 12$41,778$41,7780$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,656$55,8720$0
Sewerage 20$65,382$39,2290$0
Parks and Recreation 16$50,240$37,6800$0
Water Supply 1$3,879$46,5480$0
Local Libraries 10$39,297$47,15616$14,391
Other and Unallocable 21$74,997$42,8550$0
Totals for Government 171$693,288$48,65230$23,406

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,801,000 ($71.80)
    Fire Protection: $917,000 ($36.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $153,000 ($6.10)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($0.80)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,998,000 ($199.27)
    Water Utilities: $3,729,000 ($148.67)
    Fire Protection: $3,185,000 ($126.98)
    Regular Highways: $3,099,000 ($123.55)
    Sewerage: $2,534,000 ($101.03)
    Health Services - Other: $2,202,000 ($87.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,248,000 ($49.76)
    General - Other: $1,212,000 ($48.32)
    Central Staff Services: $1,050,000 ($41.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $968,000 ($38.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $704,000 ($28.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $596,000 ($23.76)
    Libraries: $587,000 ($23.40)
    Financial Administration: $438,000 ($17.46)
    Air Transportation: $172,000 ($6.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,244,000 ($49.60)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,072,000 ($42.74)
    Benefit Payments: $474,000 ($18.90)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $90,000 ($3.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $810,000 ($32.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $850,000 ($33.89)
    Health - Other: $280,000 ($11.16)
    Regular Highways: $261,000 ($10.41)
    Police Protection: $240,000 ($9.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $161,000 ($6.42)
    Libraries: $143,000 ($5.70)
    Central Staff: $94,000 ($3.75)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($3.71)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($1.28)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($0.80)
    Judicial: $19,000 ($0.76)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,164,000 ($205.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,037,000 ($81.21)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,326,000 ($172.47)
    All Other: $1,705,000 ($67.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,380,000 ($55.02)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $172,000 ($6.86)
    Local Employee Contribution: $158,000 ($6.30)
    From Local Government: $148,000 ($5.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $673,000 ($26.83)
    All Other: $326,000 ($13.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $218,000 ($8.69)
    Health & Hospitals: $66,000 ($2.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,631,000 ($65.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,134,000 ($45.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,932,000 ($236.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $540,000 ($21.53)
    Health & Hospitals: $538,000 ($21.45)
    General Support: $435,000 ($17.34)
  • Tax - Property: $5,981,000 ($238.46)
    Total General Sales: $4,537,000 ($180.89)
    Public Utilities: $2,559,000 ($102.03)
    NEC: $356,000 ($14.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $356,000 ($14.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $39,550,000 ($1576.83)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,185,000 ($406.07)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,130,000 ($204.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,890,000 ($394.31)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $750,000 ($29.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $36,630,000 ($1460.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,300,000 ($291.05)
    Other, NEC: $295,000 ($11.76)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,052,000 ($81.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,116,000 ($84.36)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,246,000 ($49.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,687,000 ($705.17)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $118,000 ($4.70)

5.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($-306 average AGI)
Lamar County:

0.21%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Red River County, TX  0.65% ($26,660 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($34,520)
from Fannin County, TX  0.26% ($27,405)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Texas average:

7.44%

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 Dallas County, TX  0.55% ($22,667 average AGI)
to Red River County, TX  0.42% ($25,971)
to Denton County, TX  0.23% ($31,474)

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 (per 100,000 population)


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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paris)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paris, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (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: 170 (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: 96 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 448
  • Hazardous Condition: 164
  • Service Call: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Paris


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

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
Businesses in Paris, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture3
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
CVS2OfficeMax1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Ramada1
GNC1SAS Shoes1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In2
Goodwill6Sears2
H&R Block2Sprint Nextel1
Hobby Lobby1Subway4
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS6
Jack In The Box1Vans2
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1
Browse common businesses in Paris, TX

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