Paradise is a city located in Butte County California. With a 2020 population of 474, it is the 1166th largest city in California and the 19470th largest city in the United States. Paradise is currently declining at a rate of -81.90% annually and its population has decreased by -90.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,764 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Paradise has a population density of 26 people per square mile.
The average household income in Paradise is $66,245 with a poverty rate of 14.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,057 per month, and the median house value is $264,000. The median age in Paradise is 49.7 years, 47.1 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paradisewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.10%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 62.34%.
95.02% of Paradise residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Paradise is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Paradise is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.81%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Paradise
97.26% of Paradise residents were born in the United States, with 70.50% having been born in California. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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