South Paris is a city located in Oxford County Maine. With a 2020 population of 2,167, it is the 61st largest city in Maine and the 10512th largest city in the United States. South Paris is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,183 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, South Paris has a population density of 559 people per square mile.
The average household income in South Paris is $46,068 with a poverty rate of 35.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $497 per month, and the median house value is $136,700. The median age in South Paris is 43.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Pariswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.22%.
100.00% of South Paris residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in South Paris is White, with 36.93% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in South Paris is Multiple, with 12.31% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.42%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in South Paris
98.10% of South Paris residents were born in the United States, with 66.23% having been born in Maine. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.