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 414 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Paradise Park Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Paradise Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 414
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 273
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 1,486
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 216
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (34.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (48.8%)
Median Home Value $518,519
Average Home Value $634,028
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $118,932
Per Capita Income $51,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 0.95%
Households 1.19% 1.09%
Families 0.8% 1.12%
Median Household Income   4.38%
Per Capita Income   3.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Paradise Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradise Park to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1222 20th
Population Density1 # 679 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1260 17th
Median Household Income # 364 76th
Per Capita Income # 148 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.