Paris, Arkansas Population 2021

3,279
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Paris is a city located in Logan County Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 3,279, it is the 95th largest city in Arkansas and the 5970th largest city in the United States . Paris is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -7.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,532 in 2010. Paris reached it's highest population of 3,991 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Paris has a population density of 719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paris is $43,681 with a poverty rate of 27.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $578 per month, and the median house value is $98,700. The median age in Paris is 42.9 years, 42.7 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Paris Demographics

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

  • White: 86.49%
  • Asian: 5.19%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 2.23%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Paris, Arkansas is 3,279 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,408.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,532.

Paris, Arkansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,95286.49%
Asian1775.19%
Two or More Races1534.48%
Black or African American762.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native351.03%
Some Other Race200.59%
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Paris Population by Race

Paris Population Pyramid $2021

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Paris Median Age

42.9


Total

42.7


Male

43.2


Female

Paris Adults

There are 2,671 adults, (748 of whom are seniors) in Paris.

Paris Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Paris Sex Ratio

Female

1,902

55.73%

Male

1,511

44.27%

Paris Population by Age

Paris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
Male63%37%
All63%37%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female11.2%88.8%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paris Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4182.2863
Married6992.7876.1
Non Family4951.1762.4
Female1703.411.2
Male542.3763

2.77

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Paris Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1064.28%
9th to 12th Grade26310.62%
High School Graduate1,04242.07%
Some College51620.83%
Associates Degree1947.83%
Bachelors Degree24910.05%
Graduate Degree1074.32%
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Paris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paris Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2221,877322
Black7673
Asian757515
2+ Races4736
Hispanic4228
Native American261919
Other Race1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 73.08%.

Paris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,215$32,595$23,099
Less Than 9th Grade$25,278$$
High School Graduate$27,143$34,143$25,192
Some College$21,472$30,144$
Bachelors Degree$41,167$50,500$40,833
Graduate Degree$40,481$$

$26,215

Average Earnings

$32,595

Average Male

$23,099

Average Female

Paris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paris Language by Age

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Paris Language

93.73% of Paris residents speak only English, while 6.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Paris Language

Paris Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,80656119.99%
Asian17716291.53%
Multiple15311776.47%
Black5757100.00%
Hispanic733750.68%

27.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.77%

Male Poverty Rate

31.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paris is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paris is White, with 19.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.50%.

Paris Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.87%
High School17.92%
Bachelors or Greater16.57%
Some College13.62%

Paris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed10.73%
Female Employed3.52%

Paris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,144$43,681
Families$42,862$51,269
Married Families$55,638-
Non Families$21,783$27,998
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Income by Household Type

Paris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Paris Married by Age and Sex

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Paris 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.

Paris Marital Status by Race

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Paris Marital Status

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210

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War38
Korea27
World War II

Paris Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7478
35 to 5450
75+43
55 to 6424
18 to 3415

Paris Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1968.05%
2+ Races817.02%
Black67.89%

Paris Veterans by Race

Paris Veterans by Education

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9.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paris Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Paris Employment by Age

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Paris Employment by Race

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Paris 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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66.54%

Born in Paris

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Paris residents were born in the United States, with 66.54% having been born in Arkansas. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Paris Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,279-43-1.29%
20203,322-43-1.28%
20193,365-43-1.26%
20183,408-21-0.61%
20173,429-8-0.23%
20163,437-6-0.17%
20153,443-18-0.52%
20143,461-29-0.83%
20133,490120.35%
20123,478-59-1.67%
20113,537-10-0.28%
20103,547-160-0.44%
20003,707330.09%
19903,674-317-0.82%
19803,9913450.91%
19703,6466391.95%
19603,007-724-2.13%
19503,7313010.84%
19403,4301960.59%
19303,2340.00%

Paris Population by Year