Paris, Illinois Population 2021

8,973
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Paris is a city located in Edgar County Illinois. Paris has a 2020 population of 8,973. It is also the county seat of Edgar County. Paris is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -8.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,829 in 2010. Paris reached it's highest population of 9,829 in 2010.

The average household income in Paris is $57,065 with a poverty rate of 13.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $616 per month, and the median house value is $79,000. The median age in Paris is 41.9 years, 39.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Paris Demographics

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

  • White: 99.23%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Two or more races: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Paris, Illinois is 8,973 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,297.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,829.

Paris, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,24899.23%
Some Other Race320.34%
Black or African American180.19%
Two or More Races110.12%
Asian110.12%
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Paris Population by Race

Paris Population Pyramid $2021

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Paris Median Age

41.9


Total

39.8


Male

43.5


Female

Paris Adults

There are 7,279 adults, (1,890 of whom are seniors) in Paris.

Paris Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Paris Sex Ratio

Female

4,817

51.68%

Male

4,503

48.32%

Paris Population by Age

Paris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All70.7%29.3%
Male69.9%30.1%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female42.4%57.6%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paris Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0612.2470.7
Married1,8552.7589.3
Non Family1,3351.158.3
Female6322.8542.4
Male2393.0569.9

2.7

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Paris Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3415.26%
9th to 12th Grade4296.62%
High School Graduate2,44837.77%
Some College1,51423.36%
Associates Degree70810.92%
Bachelors Degree66810.31%
Graduate Degree3735.76%
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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
White6,2935,6251,030
Hispanic14866
Other Race3231
Black189
2+ Races11
Asian111111

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Paris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,175$42,770$30,069
Less Than 9th Grade$23,719$24,609$
High School Graduate$27,474$31,205$23,418
Some College$39,727$56,336$32,130
Bachelors Degree$49,615$53,553$40,278
Graduate Degree$55,333$62,804$44,663

$35,175

Average Earnings

$42,770

Average Male

$30,069

Average Female

Paris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paris Language by Age

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Paris Language

98.96% of Paris residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Paris Language

Paris Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9701,27114.17%
Black44100.00%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.59%

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 14.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.00%.

Paris Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.64%
High School10.37%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

Paris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.11%
Male Unemployed7.62%
Female Unemployed7.58%
Male Employed4.38%

Paris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,964$57,065
Families$57,237$67,381
Married Families$73,079-
Non Families$22,512$31,265
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Income by Household Type

Paris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Paris Marital Status by Race

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Paris Marital Status

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628

Number of Veterans

549

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War80
Korea69
World War II39

Paris Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+208
35 to 54182
65 to 74137
55 to 6480
18 to 3421

Paris Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6268.69%
Hispanic1711.49%
Black211.11%

Paris Veterans by Race

Paris Veterans by Education

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6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paris Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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61.66%

Born in Paris

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Paris residents were born in the United States, with 61.66% having been born in Illinois. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Paris Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,973-108-1.19%
20209,081-108-1.18%
20199,189-108-1.16%
20189,297-16-0.17%
20179,313-66-0.70%
20169,379-6-0.06%
20159,385-74-0.78%
20149,459-72-0.76%
20139,531-112-1.16%
20129,643-125-1.28%
20119,768-61-0.62%
20109,8290.00%

Paris Population by Year