Paradise, PA Population

Population: 1,028
Males: 504 (49.0%), Females: 524 (51.0%)

Zip code: 17562

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $41,875
Median house value: $106,600

Races in Paradise:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (40.2%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.9%), United States (8.7%), Italian (7.1%), Swiss (5.3%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paradise

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paradise CDP

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Paradise:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paradise:

  • LANCASTER (about 14 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 28 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 44 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paradise:

  • SMOKETOWN (about 6 miles; SMOKETOWN, PA; Abbreviation: Q08)
  • CHESTER COUNTY G O CARLSON (about 20 miles; COATESVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 40N)
  • MORGANTOWN (about 21 miles; MORGANTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: O03)
Amtrak stations near Paradise:

  • 14 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paradise:

  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 17 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 25 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; BEL AIR, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 39 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,817)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 39 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
Public primary/middle school in Paradise:

  • PARADISE EL SCH (Students: 204; Grades: KG – 02)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Paradise:

  • LINVILLE HILL MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 295 S KINZER ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FOREST VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 92 MCLLVAINE RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • EAST NICKLE MINES AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 255 E WHITE OAK RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • WEST NICKLE MINES SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: WHITE OAK RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • HARRISTOWN AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: OSEOLA MILL RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • SUNFLOWER SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 442 VINTAGE ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • ESHELMAN RUN SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: QUARRY ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • GEORGETOWN SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 1044 GEORGETOWN RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • IVA AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 2 MOUNT PLEASANT RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • HONEYSUCKLE SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 340 BUCK HILL ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)

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