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Paris, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Paris had a population of 10,235 as of July 1, 2018. Paris ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paris is located at latitude 36.2927 and longitude -88.3081 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Paris (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Paris (GNIS ID: 2404474) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Paris is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

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Paris, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,235
Population in Households 9,827
Population in Familes 7,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 408
Population Density2 787
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $34,600
Average Household Income $52,111
Per Capita Income $23,217


Total Housing Units 5,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,419 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,997 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 744 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $95,141
Average Home Value $135,107


Total Households 4,416
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,529
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.19%
Households 0.04% 0.17%
Families -0.11% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Paris, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paris to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 86th
Population Density # 130 70th
Diversity Index # 79 82nd
Median Household Income # 341 20th
Per Capita Income # 187 56th

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