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Paradise Park, California - Basic Facts

The Paradise Park Census Designated Place had a population of 409 as of July 1, 2019. 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 37.0102 and longitude -122.0436 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Paradise Park Census Designated Place 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.


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Paradise Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Paradise Park, CA Housing Affordability Index is 67
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Paradise Park, CA Wealth Index is 237
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 409 (100%)
Population in Households 388 (94.9%)
Population in Families 269 (65.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 21 ( 5.1%)
Population Density 1,470
Diversity Index2 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $93,839
Average Household Income $146,347
Per Capita Income $61,019
Wealth Index4 237

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (47.3%)
Median Home Value $785,000
Housing Affordability Index3 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 212
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.54% 0.44%
Households 0.47% 0.47%
Families 0.18% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Paradise Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradise Park to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1216 20th
Population Density # 684 55th
Diversity Index # 1260 17th
Median Household Income # 301 80th
Per Capita Income # 153 90th

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