Paradis, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Paradis, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Paradis Census Designated Place had a population of 1,489 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Paradis, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,489
Population in Households 1,489
Population in Familes 1,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 232
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $48,255
Average Household Income $56,023
Per Capita Income $19,952


Total Housing Units 577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $155,634
Average Home Value $282,374


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.68% 1.51%
Households 1.7% 1.47%
Families 0.86% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

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, 2018 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 # 234 51st
Population Density # 368 23rd
Diversity Index # 301 37th
Median Household Income # 131 73rd
Per Capita Income # 311 35th

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