Paradise, California Population 2022

474
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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.

Paradise Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paradisewas:

  • White: 91.02%
  • Two or more races: 4.52%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Native American: 1.36%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Paradise, California is 474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,764.

Paradise, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,98391.02%
Black or African American840.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2381.36%
Asian1600.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.13%
Some Other Race2791.59%
Two or More Races7944.52%
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Paradise Population by Race

Paradise Population Pyramid 2022

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Paradise Median Age

56.3


Total

53.7


Male

58.2


Female

Paradise Adults

There are 14,824 adults, (6,078 of whom are seniors) in Paradise.

Paradise Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

69.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Paradise Sex Ratio

Female

8,904

50.71%

Male

8,656

49.29%

Paradise Population by Age

Paradise Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paradise Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All72.4%27.6%
Male69%31%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Female54.7%45.3%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paradise Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9072.1772.4
Married3,4812.7781.7
Male3032.9769
Female7863.5254.7
Non Family3,3371.1567.2

2.83

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Paradise Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2401.75%
9th to 12th Grade6104.44%
High School Graduate3,40724.81%
Some College4,51532.88%
Associates Degree1,54211.23%
Bachelors Degree2,28516.64%
Graduate Degree1,1328.24%
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Paradise Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paradise Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black777448
White12,28811,6223,184
Asian1229328
2+ Races38931060
Native American19718027
Hispanic78170795
Islander2221
Other Race148139

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%.

Paradise Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,820$38,309$32,837
Less Than 9th Grade$26,159$27,182$14,306
High School Graduate$33,286$35,144$23,955
Some College$33,223$36,961$29,141
Bachelors Degree$53,050$51,949$53,302
Graduate Degree$62,273$126,771$49,575

$36,820

Average Earnings

$38,309

Average Male

$32,837

Average Female

Paradise Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paradise Language by Age

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Paradise Language

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.

Paradise Language

Paradise Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2222100.00%
Multiple78330839.34%
White15,1812,14314.12%
Asian1512113.91%
Native237145.91%
Hispanic1,060605.66%
Black5823.45%
Other6NaN%

14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paradise

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%.

Paradise Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.26%
High School18.72%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater9.17%

Paradise Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.03%
Male Unemployed9.46%
Female Employed6.35%
Female Unemployed23.36%

Paradise Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paradise Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,275$64,597
Families$70,573$79,725
Married Families$76,605-
Non Families$24,354$41,270
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Income by Household Type

Paradise Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Paradise Married by Age and Sex

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Paradise Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Paradise Marital Status by Race

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Paradise Marital Status

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2,144

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War353
First Gulf War318
Vietnam754
Korea214
World War II110

Paradise Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34103
35 to 54157
55 to 64566
65 to 74643
75+675

Paradise Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,04214.94%
Native American2412.18%
Asian2318.85%
Other Race135.73%
2+ Races428.79%
Hispanic808.80%

Paradise Veterans by Race

Paradise Veterans by Education

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11.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paradise Veterans by Education

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40.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Paradise Employment by Age

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Paradise Employment by Race

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Paradise Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.50%

Born in Paradise

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Paradise Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19608,2680.00%
197014,5396,2715.81%
198022,5718,0324.50%
199025,4082,8371.19%
200026,4081,0000.39%
201026,218-190-0.07%
201124,073-2,145-8.18%
201221,928-2,145-8.91%
201319,783-2,145-9.78%
201417,638-2,145-10.84%
201515,493-2,145-12.16%
201613,348-2,145-13.84%
201711,203-2,145-16.07%
20189,058-2,145-19.15%
20196,913-2,145-23.68%
20204,764-2,149-31.09%
20212,619-2,145-45.03%
2022474-2,145-81.90%

Paradise Population by Year