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Paradis, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Paradis Census Designated Place had a population of 1,425 as of July 1, 2015. Paradis ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Paradis is located at latitude 29.8665 and longitude -90.44 in St. Charles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Paradis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. St. Charles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Paradis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403396) 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.

The Paradis Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Charles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paradis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Paradis, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,425
Population in Households 1,425
Population in Familes 1,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 222
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 496
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 369
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $133,841
Average Home Value $148,696


Median Household Income $45,291
Average Household Income $54,414
Per Capita Income $19,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.79% 1.59%
Households 1.91% 1.6%
Families 0.69% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.


Paradis, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradis to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 237 50th
Population Density1 # 373 21st
Diversity Index2 # 302 37th
Median Household Income # 162 66th
Per Capita Income # 281 41st

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