Paradise, Nevada Population 2023

181,659

Paradise is a city located in Nevada. With a 2023 population of 181,659, it is the 8th largest city in Nevada and the 153rd largest city in the United States.Paradise is currently declining at a rate of -1.73% annually and its population has decreased by -5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 191,238 in 2020. Spanning over 47 miles, Paradise has a population density of 3,887 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paradise is $67,575 with a poverty rate of 19.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Paradise is 38.4 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Paradise Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paradise was:

  • White: 50.94%
  • Other race: 18.05%
  • Asian: 11.58%
  • Black or African American: 9.92%
  • Two or more races: 7.54%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.93%
The current population of Paradise, Nevada is 181,659 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 191,238.

Paradise, Nevada Population 2023

Paradise Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Paradise Population by Race

Paradise Population Pyramid 2023

Paradise Median Age

38.4

Total

37.6

Male

39.2

Female

Paradise Adults

There are 156,470 adults, (29,196 of whom are seniors) in Paradise.

Paradise Age Dependency

51.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Paradise Sex Ratio

Female94,03448.68%
Male99,11651.32%

Paradise Population by Age

Paradise Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.3

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

39.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paradise Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paradise Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paradise Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.1%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.81%.

Paradise Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$32,564

Average Earnings

$35,398

Average Male

$30,790

Average Female

Paradise Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paradise Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paradise Language

60% of Paradise residents speak only English, while 40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.51% of the population.

Paradise Language

Paradise Poverty by Race

rate

19.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.47%

Male Poverty Rate

18.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paradise

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paradise is Native, with 34.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paradise is White, with 13.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.08%.

Paradise Poverty

Paradise Poverty Rate by Education

Paradise Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paradise Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paradise Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Paradise Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paradise Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Paradise Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paradise Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,683

Number of Veterans

9,497

Male Veterans

1,186

Female Veterans

Paradise Veterans by War

Paradise Veterans by Age

count

Paradise Veterans by Race

Paradise Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paradise Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Paradise Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paradise Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paradise Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

20.92%

Born in Paradise

72.67%

Native Born

28.33%

Foreign Born

15.74%

Non Citizen

12.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.67% of Paradise residents were born in the United States, with 20.92% having been born in Nevada. 15.74% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Paradise Population by Year