Paradise, Nevada Population 2020

233,689
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Paradise is a city located in Nevada. Paradise has a 2020 population of 233,689. Paradise is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 223,167 in 2010. Paradise reached it's highest population of 233,689 in 2018.

The average household income in Paradise is $64,025 with a poverty rate of 17.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $942 per month, and the median house value is $217,000. The median age in Paradise is 36.8 years, 36.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.2 males.

Paradise Demographics

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

  • White: 56.70%
  • Other race: 15.51%
  • Asian: 10.61%
  • Black or African American: 10.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.96%
The current population of Paradise, Nevada is 233,689, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 233,689.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 223,167.

Paradise, Nevada Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,328,32048,3402.08%
20192,279,98048,3302.12%
20182,231,65048,3402.17%
20172,183,31042,7601.96%
20162,140,55042,4501.98%
20152,098,10043,8402.09%
20142,054,26036,2601.77%
20132,018,00028,3101.40%
20121,989,69027,6801.39%
20111,962,0109,3700.48%
20101,952,6400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White132,49956.70%
Some Other Race36,24215.51%
Asian24,79210.61%
Black or African American23,52910.07%
Two or More Races11,8015.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,5791.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2470.96%
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Paradise Population Pyramid 2020

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Paradise Median Age

36.8


Total

36.1


Male

37.7


Female

Paradise Adults

There are 187,039 adults, (31,285 of whom are seniors) in Paradise.

Paradise Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Paradise Sex Ratio

Female

112,764

48.25%

Male

120,925

51.75%

Paradise Households and Families

Paradise Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paradise Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.8%42.2%
All39.1%60.9%
Male32.3%67.7%
Female31.1%68.9%
Non Family28.6%71.4%

39.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All90,3602.5639.1
Non Family40,4211.3928.6
Married30,6103.3857.8
Female12,2253.6831.1
Male7,1043.7732.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Paradise Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,5107.04%
9th to 12th Grade14,1488.66%
High School Graduate49,02630.00%
Some College42,58826.06%
Associates Degree10,5236.44%
Bachelors Degree24,72215.13%
Graduate Degree10,9016.67%
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Paradise Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White76,02470,32020,876
Hispanic48,17132,6574,849
Other Race22,40714,1372,330
Asian18,54516,2806,077
Black14,51612,7042,170
Multiple Races5,7965,2191,405
Native American1,5111,207119
Islander1,4351,361272

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.77%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,930$33,750$30,483
Less Than High School$24,009$25,706$21,934
High School Grad$29,577$30,689$27,251
Some College$32,895$35,324$30,889
Bachelors Degree$40,719$48,233$36,615
Graduate Degree$60,875$63,866$54,138

$31,930

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$30,483

Average Female

Paradise Language

Paradise Language by Age

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Paradise Language

61.17% of Paradise residents speak only English, while 38.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.08% of the population.

Paradise Poverty

Paradise Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic79,78217,24121.61%
White92,76811,71112.62%
Other35,9968,10122.51%
Black23,0316,12426.59%
Asian24,5393,23013.16%
Multiple11,4062,28620.04%
Native2,18869131.58%
Islander2,52662124.58%

17.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.57%

Male Poverty Rate

18.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paradise

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paradise is Native, with 31.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paradise is White, with 12.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.38%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.98%
High School16.61%
Some College13.36%
Bachelors or Greater8.96%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.53%
Female Unemployed38.83%
Female Employed9.28%
Male Employed7.43%

Paradise Income

Paradise Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,313$64,025
Families$57,915$75,162
Married Families$69,816$89,081
Non Families$33,968$46,928
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Paradise Marital Status

Paradise Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

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 35-44.

Paradise Marital Status by Race

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Paradise Veterans

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13,991

Number of Veterans

12,825

Male Veterans

1,166

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,875
First Gulf War2,800
Second Gulf War2,159
Korea1,024
World War II471
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,592
65 to 743,526
75+2,983
55 to 642,711
18 to 341,179
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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,08910.03%
Hispanic1,6402.85%
Black1,2066.87%
Asian5852.78%
Other5662.13%
2 or More4135.43%
Hawaiian734.16%
Indian593.31%

Paradise Veterans by Education

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10.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paradise Employment Status

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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20.81%

Born in Nevada

73.06%

Native Born

26.94%

Foreign Born

15.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.06% of Paradise residents were born in the United States, with 20.81% having been born in Nevada. 15.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020233,6890.00%
2019233,6890.00%
2018233,6891,8310.79%
2017231,8582,1920.95%
2016229,6662,7091.19%
2015226,9573,7751.69%
2014223,1821,5440.70%
2013221,6381,4360.65%
2012220,2022,2441.03%
2011217,958-5,209-2.33%
2010223,1670.00%