Paragon, Indiana Population 2021

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Paragon is a city located in Morgan County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 682, it is the 371st largest city in Indiana and the 12001st largest city in the United States . Paragon is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 3.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 659 in 2010. Paragon reached it's highest population of 682 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Paragon has a population density of 2,480 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paragon is $45,292 with a poverty rate of 32.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $72,200. The median age in Paragon is 35.8 years, 33.4 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Paragon Demographics

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

  • White: 93.47%
  • Two or more races: 6.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Paragon, Indiana is 682 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 676.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 659.

Paragon, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53093.47%
Two or More Races376.53%
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Paragon Population by Race

Paragon Population Pyramid $2021

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Paragon Median Age

35.8


Total

33.4


Male

38.5


Female

Paragon Adults

There are 448 adults, (57 of whom are seniors) in Paragon.

Paragon Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Paragon Sex Ratio

Female

262

46.21%

Male

305

53.79%

Paragon Population by Age

Paragon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paragon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.4%33.6%
All54.8%45.2%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Male0%100%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paragon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1972.8854.8
Married1133.6166.4
Non Family631.5139.7
Female153.3353.3
Male62.330

3.4

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Paragon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade133.64%
9th to 12th Grade8323.25%
High School Graduate17147.90%
Some College3810.64%
Associates Degree339.24%
Bachelors Degree195.32%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Paragon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paragon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.54%.

Paragon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,125$36,563$18,500
Less Than 9th Grade$18,281$41,667$17,656
High School Graduate$32,059$32,917$23,750
Some College$35,938$48,958$16,786
Bachelors Degree$27,188$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,125

Average Earnings

$36,563

Average Male

$18,500

Average Female

Paragon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paragon Language by Age

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Paragon Language

100.00% of Paragon residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Paragon Language

Paragon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52517934.10%
Multiple37410.81%

32.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.00%

Male Poverty Rate

37.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paragon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paragon is White, with 34.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paragon is Multiple, with 10.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.29%.

Paragon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater47.37%
High School29.82%
Less Than 9th Grade27.08%
Some College23.94%

Paragon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.50%
Male Employed19.25%
Male Unemployed10.00%
Female Employed9.80%

Paragon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paragon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,375$45,292
Families$38,750$50,236
Married Families$50,341-
Non Families-$27,606
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Income by Household Type

Paragon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Paragon Married by Age and Sex

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Paragon 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.

Paragon Marital Status by Race

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Paragon Marital Status

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34

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War4
Korea3
World War II

Paragon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5412
65 to 749
55 to 648
75+5
18 to 34

Paragon Veterans by Age

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Paragon Veterans by Race

Paragon Veterans by Education

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47.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paragon Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Paragon Employment by Age

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Paragon Employment by Race

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Paragon 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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90.65%

Born in Paragon

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Paragon residents were born in the United States, with 90.65% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Paragon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202168220.29%
202068020.29%
201967820.30%
201867650.75%
201767150.75%
201666610.15%
2015665-2-0.30%
201466720.30%
2013665-1-0.15%
201266610.15%
2011665-1-0.15%
20106660.00%

Paragon Population by Year