Paris, TN Population

Population: 9,763. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,874 (+1.1% change)
Males: 4,383 (44.9%), Females: 5,380 (55.1%)

Henry County

Zip code: 38242

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $25,261
Median house value: $71,100

Races in Paris:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.5%)
  • Black (20.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (18.1%), Irish (10.0%), English (9.9%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Subsaharan African (2.5%).

Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paris

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paris city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,305 (-11.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Paris:

  • HENRY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (301 TYSON AV)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Paris:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-MCKENZIE HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; MC KENZIE, TN)
  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY CO HOSP (about 22 miles; MURRAY, KY)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HUNTINGDON (about 23 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paris:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 61 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 63 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 64 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paris:

  • HENRY COUNTY (about 5 miles; PARIS, TN; Abbreviation: PHT)
  • CARROLL COUNTY (about 18 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN; Abbreviation: HZD)
  • KYLE-OAKLEY FIELD (about 25 miles; MURRAY, KY; Abbreviation: CEY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Paris:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT PARIS (Full-time enrollment: 237; Location: 312 S WILSON ST; Public; Website: www.paris.tec.tn.us)
  • NESTLE BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 210 N BREWER ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:

  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 30 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 101 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)

Schools

Public high school in Paris:

  • HENRY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,003; Location: 315 SOUTH WILSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Paris:

  • LAKESIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: P O BOX 189; Grades: 4 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Paris:

  • W O INMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 400 HARRISON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PARIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 650 B VOLUNTEER DR; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • W G RHEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 115 S WILSON; Grades: KG – 02)
  • GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 215 GROVE BL; Grades: 09 – 09)
Private primary/middle school in Paris:

  • BETHEL FELLOWSHIP MENNONITE SC (Students: 33; Location: 1286 MIDWAY RD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Paris:

  • W. G. RHEA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $198,187; Location: 400 W. WASHINGTON STREET; 38,009 books; 1,152 audio materials; 1,643 video materials; 84 serial subscriptions)

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