Paris, TX

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Population

24,801

0.541% decline

Median Age

39.1


Median Household Income

$32,737

0.055% decline

Poverty Rate

23.8%


Number of Employees

10,283

3.97% growth

Median Property Value

$77,200

4.04% growth

About

In 2017, Paris, TX had a population of 24.8k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $32,737. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Paris, TX declined from 24,936 to 24,801, a -0.541% decrease and its median household income declined from $32,755 to $32,737, a -0.055% decrease.

The population of Paris, TX is 64.5% White Alone, 21% Black or African American Alone, and 8.21% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Paris, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Paris, TX are Paris Junior College (1,075 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Paris, TX is $77,200, and the homeownership rate is 51.6%. Most people in Paris, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Paris, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Paris, TX employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in Paris, TX are Retail Trade (1,815 people), Manufacturing (1,758 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,715 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,426), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,054), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($44,038).

Median household income in Paris, TX is $32,737. Males in Paris, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Paris, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,737

2017 value

± $2,530

-0.055%

1 Year Growth

± 11.5%

Households in Paris, TX have a median annual income of $32,737, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,755 in 2016, which represents a -0.055% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Paris, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4.02

  2. Census Tract 1.01

  3. Census Tract 9

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paris, TX was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $68,867, followed by Census Tract 1.01 and Census Tract 9, with respective values of $60,597 and $52,341.

The following map shows all of the places in Paris, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paris, TX (5.74k out of 24.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,619 ± 422

  2. Black

    1,506 ± 264

  3. Hispanic

    506 ± 182

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paris, TX is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.3k

2017 Value

± 702

3.97%

1 Year growth

± 9.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Paris, TX grew at a rate of 3.97%, from 9.89k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paris, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,528 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,390 people), and Production Occupations (1,109 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paris, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paris, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,528 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,390 people), and Production Occupations (1,109 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Paris, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.86 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.72 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paris, TX, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,750), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($59,286), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($53,846).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.3k

2017 Value

± 702

3.97%

1 Year growth

± 9.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Paris, TX grew at a rate of 3.97%, from 9.89k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paris, TX, are Retail Trade (1,815 people), Manufacturing (1,758 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,715 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paris, TX, though some of these residents may live in Paris, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Paris, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,815 people), Manufacturing (1,758 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,715 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Paris, TX has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.69 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.6 times), and Retail Trade (1.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paris, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,426), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,054), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($44,038).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

80.5% of the population of Paris, TX has health coverage, with 32.5% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Paris, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Paris, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

19.5%

Uninsured

32.5%

Employer Coverage

23%

Medicaid

12.9%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

1.77%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paris, TX declined by 3.51% from 20.2% to 19.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paris, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Paris, TX is home to a population of 24.8k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.1% of Paris, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.02k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Paris, TX is composed of 16k White Alone residents (64.5%), 5.21k Black or African American Alone residents (21%), 2.04k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.21%), 1k Two or More Races residents (4.05%), 383 Asian Alone residents (1.54%), 101 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.407%), 75 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.302%), and 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0282%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Paris, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Paris, TX was 39.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Paris, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Paris, TX residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.02k people

4.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.12k people

As of 2017, 4.1% of Paris, TX residents (1.02k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paris, TX was 4.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.8%

2017 Citizenship

97.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.8% of Paris, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Paris, TX was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    16k ± 502

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.21k ± 396

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.04k ± 359

In 2017, there were 3.07 times more White Alone residents (16k people) in Paris, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.21k Black or African American Alone and 2.04k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Paris, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Paris, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Paris, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Paris, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    373 ± 122

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    175 ± 89

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    144 ± 71

Paris, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Paris, TX awarded 1,075 degrees. The student population of Paris, TX is skewed towards women, with 1,975 male students and 2,831 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Paris, TX are White (804 and 74.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (127 and 11.8%), Black or African American (107 and 9.96%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (25 and 2.33%).

The largest universities in Paris, TX by number of degrees awarded are Paris Junior College (1,075 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Paris, TX are General Studies (193 and 18%), Welding Technology (147 and 13.7%), and Watchmaking & Jewelrymaking (78 and 7.26%).

The median tuition costs in Paris, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 193 degrees awarded

  2. 53 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Paris, TX was General Studies with 193 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Paris, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,075 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Paris, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paris Junior College with 1,075 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

536

Degrees Awarded to Men

539

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 536 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Paris, TX, which is 0.994 times less than the 539 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    804 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    127 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    107 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Paris, TX were to White students. These 804 degrees mean that there were 6.33 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 127 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paris, TX was $77,200 in 2017, which is 0.355 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $74,200 to $77,200, a 4.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Paris, TX is 51.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Paris, TX have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Paris, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$32,737

Median Household Income

± $2,530

10.1k

Number of Households

± 625

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Paris, TX declined from $32,737 from the previous year's value of $32,755.

The following chart displays the households in Paris, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$77,200

2017 Median

± $4,990

$74,200

2016 Median

± $5,222

In 2017, the median property value in Paris, TX grew to to $77,200 from the previous year's value of $74,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paris, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paris, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Paris, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paris, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%

2017 Homeownership

50.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 51.6% of the housing units in Paris, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Paris, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Paris, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paris, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paris, TX have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.25% of the workforce in Paris, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Walked

    4.14%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Paris, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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