Paris is a city located in Bourbon County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Bourbon County. With a 2020 population of 10,495, it is the 43rd largest city in Kentucky and the 3952nd largest city in the United States. Paris is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,171 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Paris has a population density of 1,327 people per square mile.
The average household income in Paris is $58,358 with a poverty rate of 16.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $131,000. The median age in Paris is 37.2 years, 35.3 years for males, and 39 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pariswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.52%.
98.78% of Paris residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Paris is White, with 18.17% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Paris is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.66%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Paris
98.80% of Paris residents were born in the United States, with 79.76% having been born in Kentucky. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.