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Paris, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Paris had a population of 9,725 as of July 1, 2019. Paris ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paris is located at latitude 38.2098 and longitude -84.253 in Bourbon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Paris encompass a land area of 7.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bourbon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Paris (GNIS ID: 2404473) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Paris is located within Paris Division of Bourbon County.


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Paris, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Paris, KY Housing Affordability Index is 128
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Paris, KY Wealth Index is 43
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 9,725
Population in Households 9,555
Population in Familes 7,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density 1,229
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,340
Average Household Income $50,587
Per Capita Income $20,559
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,331 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,657 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $143,046
Housing Affordability Index2 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,988
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,507
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.33% 0.33%
Households 0.27% 0.3%
Families 0.32% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Paris, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paris to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 92nd
Population Density # 192 65th
Diversity Index # 44 92nd
Median Household Income # 388 28th
Per Capita Income # 358 34th

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