Paris, TX Population

Population: 25,898. Estimated population in July 2020: 26,539 (+2.5% change)
Males: 11,982 (46.3%), Females: 13,916 (53.7%)

Lamar County

Zip codes: 75460, 75462.

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $27,438
Median house value: $52,600

Races in Paris:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.8%)
  • Black (22.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.8%), Irish (9.1%), German (7.1%), English (6.9%), Dutch (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 602 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paris

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paris city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

2.2% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Paris:

  • CHRISTUS ST JOSEPHS HEALTH SYSTEM (820 CLARKSVILLE ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Paris:

  • CHOCTAW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; HUGO, OK)
  • EAST TEXAS MED CENTER – CLARKSVILLE (about 36 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paris:

  • COX FLD (about 8 miles; PARIS, TX; Abbreviation: PRX)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 91 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 106 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paris:

  • STAN STAMPER MUNI (about 26 miles; HUGO, OK; Abbreviation: HHW)
  • CLARKSVILLE/RED RIVER CTY-J D TRISSELL FLD (about 35 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: LBR)
  • COMMERCE MUNI (about 35 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Abbreviation: 2F7)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Paris:

  • PARIS JUNIOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,874; Location: 2400 CLARKSVILLE ST; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 39 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; DURANT, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; DENISON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 78 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 84 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 94 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 95 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)

Schools

Public high schools in Paris:

  • NORTH LAMAR H S (Students: 938; Location: 3201 LEWIS LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PARIS H S (Students: 933; Location: 2400 JEFFERSON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CHISUM H S (Students: 261; Location: 3250 S CHURCH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PARIS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FOR SUCCE (Students: 8; Location: 1513 LAMAR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Paris:

  • AIKIN EL (Students: 1,035; Location: 3100 PINE MILL RD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • FRANK STONE MIDDLE (Students: 839; Location: 3201 LEWIS LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CROCKETT MIDDLE (Students: 567; Location: 655 S COLLEGIATE DR; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • JUSTISS EL (Students: 466; Location: 401-18TH N W; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • GIVENS EL (Students: 454; Location: 655 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CHISUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 3250 S CHURCH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • W L HIGGINS EL (Students: 398; Location: 3201 LEWIS LN; Grades: PK – 01)
  • BAILEY INT (Students: 372; Location: 3201 LEWIS LN; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • CECIL EVERETT EL (Students: 355; Location: 3201 LEWIS LN; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • TRAVIS J H (Students: 287; Location: 3270 GRAHAM ST; Grades: 08 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Paris:

  • CENTRAL PRESBY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 309 CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PARIS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: 902 SO MAIN; Grades: 3 – 9)

Libraries

Library in Paris:

  • PARIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $746,275; Location: 326 S MAIN ST; 107,133 books; 6,842 audio materials; 9,758 video materials; 114 serial subscriptions)

 

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