Paris, Texas Population 2021

24,905
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Paris is a city located in Lamar County Texas. It is also the county seat of Lamar County. With a 2020 population of 24,905, it is the 121st largest city in Texas and the 1547th largest city in the United States . Paris is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually but its population has decreased by -1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,171 in 2010. Paris reached it's highest population of 25,898 in 2000. Spanning over 37 miles, Paris has a population density of 708 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paris is $47,068 with a poverty rate of 23.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $81,100. The median age in Paris is 37.7 years, 36.5 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Paris Demographics

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

  • White: 72.23%
  • Black or African American: 20.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
The current population of Paris, Texas is 24,905 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,818.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,171.

Paris, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202150,1191300.26%
202049,9891300.26%
201949,8591300.26%
201849,7291610.32%
201749,568400.08%
201649,5281550.31%
201549,373-38-0.08%
201449,4113190.65%
201349,092-564-1.15%
201249,656-205-0.41%
201149,861410.08%
201049,8200.00%

Paris Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,91872.23%
Black or African American5,17020.84%
Two or More Races1,0484.22%
Asian3041.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native1520.61%
Some Other Race1440.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander710.29%
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Paris Population by Race

Paris Population Pyramid $2021

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Paris Median Age

37.7


Total

36.5


Male

39.5


Female

Paris Adults

There are 18,891 adults, (4,704 of whom are seniors) in Paris.

Paris Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Paris Sex Ratio

Female

13,538

54.57%

Male

11,269

45.43%

Paris Population by Age

Paris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.2%31.8%
Male57.7%42.3%
All48.5%51.5%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Female27.4%72.6%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paris Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5232.348.5
Non Family4,4151.1740.8
Married3,6853.0568.2
Female2,0193.1527.4
Male4043.4557.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Paris Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8745.22%
9th to 12th Grade2,23713.36%
High School Graduate5,57633.31%
Some College4,45426.61%
Associates Degree1,0946.54%
Bachelors Degree1,67410.00%
Graduate Degree8304.96%
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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
White11,5989,5342,079
Black3,3412,843308
Hispanic1,07867929
2+ Races42430134
Asian20016236
Other Race9753
Native American848128
Islander7171

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Paris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,876$32,265$22,118
Less Than 9th Grade$17,255$21,568$14,237
High School Graduate$24,843$30,472$21,618
Some College$26,293$40,295$22,232
Bachelors Degree$40,380$53,988$37,837
Graduate Degree$53,882$76,776$48,476

$25,876

Average Earnings

$32,265

Average Male

$22,118

Average Female

Paris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paris Language by Age

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Paris Language

91.04% of Paris residents speak only English, while 8.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Paris Language

Paris Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,5033,46922.38%
Black4,9951,41728.37%
Hispanic2,27850722.26%
Multiple1,04430329.02%
Asian2995117.06%
Other14096.43%
Native14810.68%

23.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.90%

Male Poverty Rate

24.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paris is Multiple, with 29.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paris is Native, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.95%.

Paris Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.46%
Some College18.30%
High School17.09%
Bachelors or Greater9.07%

Paris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.86%
Male Unemployed50.79%
Female Employed14.79%
Male Employed5.77%

Paris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,544$47,068
Families$46,312$59,131
Married Families$58,207-
Non Families$20,566$28,041
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Income by Household Type

Paris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Paris Marital Status by Race

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Paris Marital Status

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1,283

Number of Veterans

1,249

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam403
Second Gulf War241
First Gulf War168
Korea112
World War II106

Paris Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+436
55 to 64286
65 to 74262
35 to 54157
18 to 34142

Paris Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1107.97%
Black1654.28%
Hispanic100.76%
Native American88.60%

Paris Veterans by Race

Paris Veterans by Education

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7.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paris Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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77.13%

Born in Paris

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

2.96%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.84% of Paris residents were born in the United States, with 77.13% having been born in Texas. 2.96% 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
202124,905290.12%
202024,876290.12%
201924,847290.12%
201824,818410.17%
201724,777-22-0.09%
201624,799190.08%
201524,780-59-0.24%
201424,8391140.46%
201324,725-331-1.32%
201225,056-157-0.62%
201125,213-53-0.21%
201025,266-632-0.25%
200025,8981,1990.48%
199024,699-799-0.32%
198025,4982,0570.84%
197023,4412,4641.12%
196020,977-666-0.31%
195021,6432,9651.48%
194018,6783,0291.79%
193015,6496090.40%
192015,0403,7712.93%
191011,2691,9111.88%
19009,3581,1041.26%
18908,2544,2747.57%
18803,9800.00%

Paris Population by Year