Paradise, Nevada Population 2021

235,087
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Paradise is a city located in Nevada. Paradise has a 2020 population of 235,087. Paradise is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 223,167 in 2010. Paradise reached it's highest population of 235,087 in 2019.

The average household income in Paradise is $67,575 with a poverty rate of 17.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $978 per month, and the median house value is $239,400. The median age in Paradise is 36.8 years, 36 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Paradise Demographics

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

  • White: 54.64%
  • Other race: 16.75%
  • Black or African American: 10.64%
  • Asian: 10.62%
  • Two or more races: 5.24%
  • Native American: 1.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.96%
The current population of Paradise, Nevada is 235,087 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 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,347,92040,6001.73%
20202,307,32040,6001.76%
20192,266,72040,6001.79%
20182,226,12044,4802.00%
20172,181,64042,8001.96%
20162,138,84042,1201.97%
20152,096,72043,5902.08%
20142,053,13035,9401.75%
20132,017,19027,9701.39%
20121,989,22027,3001.37%
20111,961,9209,3300.48%
20101,952,5900.00%

Paradise Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White128,45254.64%
Some Other Race39,37516.75%
Black or African American25,00210.64%
Asian24,95910.62%
Two or More Races12,3305.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7071.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,2620.96%
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Paradise Population by Race

Paradise Population Pyramid $2021

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Paradise Median Age

36.8


Total

36


Male

37.9


Female

Paradise Adults

There are 187,697 adults, (31,627 of whom are seniors) in Paradise.

Paradise Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Paradise Sex Ratio

Female

113,952

48.47%

Male

121,135

51.53%

Paradise Population by Age

Paradise Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paradise Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.5%41.5%
All39.3%60.7%
Male32.3%67.7%
Female30.3%69.7%
Non Family29%71%

39.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paradise Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All90,9332.5639.3
Non Family41,1571.429
Married30,5243.4258.5
Female12,5473.6230.3
Male6,7053.8132.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Paradise Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,5416.43%
9th to 12th Grade14,2838.72%
High School Graduate49,31130.09%
Some College42,05425.66%
Associates Degree10,9266.67%
Bachelors Degree25,08415.31%
Graduate Degree11,6897.13%
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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
White74,43969,17221,057
Hispanic48,88534,0045,492
Other Race24,32415,8292,799
Asian18,61816,3536,329
Black15,29613,3322,174
2+ Races6,0045,4731,421
Native American1,7871,431246
Islander1,3141,251180

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.99%.

Paradise Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,308$35,155$30,667
Less Than 9th Grade$25,427$28,420$21,738
High School Graduate$30,194$31,547$27,479
Some College$33,690$36,442$31,187
Bachelors Degree$41,866$49,438$38,157
Graduate Degree$59,159$64,497$53,802

$32,308

Average Earnings

$35,155

Average Male

$30,667

Average Female

Paradise Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paradise Language by Age

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Paradise Language

61.41% of Paradise residents speak only English, while 38.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.85% of the population.

Paradise Language

Paradise Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic80,78216,67220.64%
White90,76310,81311.91%
Other39,1068,15920.86%
Black24,3466,49126.66%
Asian24,7353,82515.46%
Multiple12,0922,23718.50%
Native2,66773127.41%
Islander2,21363428.65%

17.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paradise

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paradise is Islander, with 28.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paradise is White, with 11.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.93%.

Paradise Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.58%
High School16.19%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater9.10%

Paradise Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.85%
Male Unemployed35.68%
Female Employed9.78%
Male Employed6.94%

Paradise Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paradise Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,312$67,575
Families$59,924$79,301
Married Families$71,518$95,445
Non Families$35,809$49,804
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Income by Household Type

Paradise Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

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 55-64.

Paradise Marital Status by Race

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Paradise Marital Status

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13,217

Number of Veterans

11,986

Male Veterans

1,231

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,467
First Gulf War2,891
Second Gulf War2,183
Korea841
World War II366

Paradise Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,374
65 to 743,306
75+2,945
55 to 642,502
18 to 341,090

Paradise Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,4319.71%
Hispanic1,6472.83%
Black1,1115.98%
Other Race5701.98%
Asian5192.44%
2+ Races4085.13%
Islander975.90%
Native American813.97%

Paradise Veterans by Race

Paradise Veterans by Education

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9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paradise Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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21.11%

Born in Paradise

73.06%

Native Born

26.94%

Foreign Born

15.86%

Non Citizen

11.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.06% of Paradise residents were born in the United States, with 21.11% having been born in Nevada. 15.86% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021235,0870.00%
2020235,0870.00%
2019235,0871,3980.60%
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%

Paradise Population by Year