Paradise, TX Population

Population: 459. Estimated population in July 2020: 515 (+12.2% change)
Males: 230 (50.1%), Females: 229 (49.9%)

Wise County

Zip code: 76073

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $36,094
Median house value: $61,300

Races in Paradise:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • American Indian (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Other race (2.4%)

Ancestries: United States (30.3%), German (13.3%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.9%), Czech (3.1%), Dutch (2.6%).

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paradise

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paradise city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+15.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Paradise:

  • WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 12 miles; DECATUR, TX)
  • HARRIS METHODIST NORTHWEST (about 20 miles; AZLE, TX)
  • CAMPBELL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 27 miles; WEATHERFORD, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paradise:

  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 29 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 32 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: NFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 33 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paradise:

  • BRIDGEPORT MUNI (about 9 miles; BRIDGEPORT, TX; Abbreviation: 1F9)
  • DECATUR MUNI (about 11 miles; DECATUR, TX; Abbreviation: LUD)
  • BISHOP (about 18 miles; DECATUR, TX; Abbreviation: 76T)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paradise:

  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 38 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 40 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,403)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 48 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)

Schools

Public high school in Paradise:

  • PARADISE H S (Students: 307; Location: 338 SCHOOLHOUSE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Paradise:

  • PARADISE EL (Students: 310; Location: 338 SCHOOLHOUSE RD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • PARADISE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 188; Location: 338 SCHOOLHOUSE RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • PARADISE MIDDLE (Students: 155; Location: 338 SCHOOLHOUSE RD; Grades: 07 – 08)