The Town of Paradise had a population of 26,949 as of July 1, 2016. Paradise ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Paradise is located at latitude 39.7542 and longitude -121.6064 in Butte County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Paradise (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Butte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,778 feet.
The Town of Paradise (GNIS ID: 2413111) 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.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Paradise is located within Paradise CCD of Butte County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paradise population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Paradise: Leonards Mill, Paradice, Pari-O-Dice, Poverty Ridge.
|Population in Households||26,541|
|Population in Familes||19,755|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||408|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||13,290 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,928 (59.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,202 (31.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,159 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$239,092|
|Average Home Value||$265,666|
|Median Household Income||$41,527|
|Average Household Income||$57,307|
|Per Capita Income||$26,519|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.21%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
The table below compares Paradise to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 283||81st|
|Population Density1||# 683||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1387||9th|
|Median Household Income||# 1151||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 828||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.