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Paradis, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Paradis Census Designated Place had a population of 1,512 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Paradis, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,512
Daytime Population: Workers 610
Daytime Population: Residents 673
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,512
Population in Familes 1,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 235
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $50,459
Average Household Income $60,504
Per Capita Income $21,577


Total Housing Units 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $149,398
Average Home Value $245,069


Total Households 526
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 390
Average Family Size 3
  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 2.13% 1.74%
Households 2.21% 1.76%
Families 1.27% 1.64%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Paradis, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paradis to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 233 51st
Population Density # 365 23rd
Diversity Index # 301 37th
Median Household Income # 125 74th
Per Capita Income # 250 47th

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