Paris, Kentucky Population 2020

9,846
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Paris is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 9,846, it is the 38th largest city in Kentucky and the 3130th largest city in the United States. Paris is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 15.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,553 in 2010. Paris reached it's highest population of 9,879 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Paris has a population density of 1,245 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paris is $57,705 with a poverty rate of 23.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $122,000. The median age in Paris is 37.5 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.6 males.

Paris Demographics

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

  • White: 84.76%
  • Black or African American: 13.49%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Paris, Kentucky is 9,846, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,872.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,553.

Paris, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,36984.76%
Black or African American1,33213.49%
Asian890.90%
Two or More Races520.53%
Some Other Race320.32%
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Paris Population Pyramid 2020

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Paris Median Age

37.5


Total

36.2


Male

38.8


Female

Paris Adults

There are 7,479 adults, (1,544 of whom are seniors) in Paris.

Paris Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Paris Sex Ratio

Female

5,291

53.59%

Male

4,583

46.41%

Paris Households and Families

Paris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
All54.3%45.7%
Female52%48%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Male39.1%60.9%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0172.454.3
Non Family1,6191.3541.1
Married1,5073.0372.7
Female5563.3352
Male3353.0639.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

13%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Paris Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4436.66%
9th to 12th Grade5818.73%
High School Graduate2,34835.30%
Some College1,57223.63%
Associates Degree5488.24%
Bachelors Degree68410.28%
Graduate Degree4767.16%
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Paris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4734,7471,055
Black801726105
Hispanic284107
Asian8948
Other Race205
Multiple Races5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.28%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,458$37,168$25,461
Less Than High School$18,811$20,361$18,560
High School Grad$21,783$29,130$15,082
Some College$33,182$45,417$28,649
Bachelors Degree$50,694$63,997$34,688
Graduate Degree$46,968$48,000$46,809

$29,458

Average Earnings

$37,168

Average Male

$25,461

Average Female

Paris Language

Paris Language by Age

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Paris Language

94.17% of Paris residents speak only English, while 5.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.70% of the population.

Paris Poverty

Paris Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5781,66822.01%
Black1,32242732.30%
Hispanic52217733.91%

23.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.17%

Male Poverty Rate

25.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paris is Hispanic, with 33.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paris is White, with 22.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.54%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.81%
High School28.32%
Some College11.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.32%
Female Unemployed42.20%
Female Employed13.91%
Male Employed7.99%

Paris Income

Paris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,855$57,705
Families$53,049$67,085
Married Families$74,219-
Non Families$27,170$39,721
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Paris Marital Status

Paris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

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 35-44.

Paris Marital Status by Race

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Paris Veterans

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507

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam194
First Gulf War148
Second Gulf War85
Korea44
World War II19
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Age Group Veterans
75+158
35 to 54150
65 to 74110
55 to 6471
18 to 3418
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3815.89%
Black12614.03%
Hispanic154.45%

Paris Veterans by Education

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8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paris Employment Status

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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78.54%

Born in Kentucky

95.43%

Native Born

4.57%

Foreign Born

3.49%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.43% of Paris residents were born in the United States, with 78.54% having been born in Kentucky. 3.49% 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
20209,846-13-0.13%
20199,859-13-0.13%
20189,872200.20%
20179,852-13-0.13%
20169,865-14-0.14%
20159,879370.38%
20149,842280.29%
20139,814-36-0.37%
20129,850100.10%
20119,840250.25%
20109,8156320.67%
20009,1834530.51%
19908,7307950.96%
19807,9351120.14%
19707,823320.04%
19607,7918791.20%
19506,9122150.32%
19406,6974930.77%
19306,204-106-0.17%
19206,3104510.74%
19105,8591,2562.44%
19004,6033850.88%
18904,2181,0142.79%
18803,2045491.90%
18702,6550.00%