Paradise, CA

26,396 Population
18.3 square miles 1,441 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,441
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
62.4%
was 60.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.7%
was 2.9%
 
Percent Under 18
16.5%
was 16.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
25.1%
was 24.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.8
was 6.3
Ranked 30th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
14.1%
was 16.0%
 
Median Household Income
$47,533
was $44,923
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.5
44.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.8
was 3.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
196.1
was 259.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,965
was 2,021.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,448
was 12,219
 
Median Rent
$976
was $928
 
Total Building Permits
11
was 42
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,827
was 10,733
 
Homeownership Rate
70.5%
was 70.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
11
was 18
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
679.6
was 667.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
33.7%
was 32.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 24
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.9
was 3.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.4%
was 93.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.7%
was 91.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.8%
was 23.9%
 

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