Paradise Park, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Paradise Park, California - Basic Facts

The Paradise Park Census Designated Place had a population of 422 as of July 1, 2017. Paradise Park 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 Park is located at latitude 37.0063 and longitude -122.0424 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Paradise Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Paradise Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583106) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Paradise Park Census Designated Place is located within Santa Cruz CCD of Santa Cruz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paradise Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Paradise Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 422
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 191
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 195
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.46
Population in Households 402
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,515
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $93,435
Average Household Income $147,600
Per Capita Income $64,228


Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (48.4%)
Median Home Value $750,000
Average Home Value $771,000


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 0.98%
Households 1.18% 0.98%
Families 0.8% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Paradise Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradise Park to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1211 20th
Population Density # 679 55th
Diversity Index # 1269 16th
Median Household Income # 225 85th
Per Capita Income # 105 93rd

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