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Population (year 2000): 9,077. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,834 (-2.7% change)
Males: 4,193 (46.2%), Females: 4,884 (53.8%)

Edgar County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $30,902 (year 2000)
Median house value: $50,900 (year 2000)

Paris, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Paris:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (21.3%), German (16.7%), Irish (12.3%), English (10.0%), Dutch (4.0%), Italian (2.2%).

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Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Paris,

For population 25 years and over in Paris

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paris city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -149 (-1.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haute, IN Terre (23.1 miles pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IN Indianapolis, (106.9 miles pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (154.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (7.6 miles Vermilion, Redmon, IL (11.8 miles) , IL (13.3 miles Chrisman, IL (15.1 miles Metcalf, IL Marshall, (15.2 miles IN (16.6 miles Universal, IL (17.3 miles Kansas, IL Hume, (17.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $41,100
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,000

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Area code: 217


Paris, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.8%), Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,112 (+12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,454 (62.9%)


 

Crime in Paris by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 5 4 9 4 3
    per 100,000 99.2 55.1 44.1 99.2 44.1 33.1
Robberies 1 4 0 3 0 4
    per 100,000 11.0 44.1 0.0 33.1 0.0 44.1
Assaults 63 63 91 73 91 63
    per 100,000 694.1 694.1 1002.5 804.2 1002.5 694.1
Burglaries 96 100 61 76 61 85
    per 100,000 1057.6 1101.7 672.0 837.3 672.0 936.4
Thefts 257 252 240 267 240 203
    per 100,000 2831.3 2776.2 2644.0 2941.5 2644.0 2236.4
Auto thefts 39 16 27 21 27 18
    per 100,000 429.7 176.3 297.5 231.4 297.5 198.3
403.4 376.3 394.7 405.2 394.7 336.1


Average climate in Paris, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Paris,

Paris-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1963, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Paris city center injured 40 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Paris:
  • PARIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (721 E COURT STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Paris:
  • WEST CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CLINTON, IN)
  • HAMILTON CENTER INC (about 23 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • UNION HOSPITAL INC (about 23 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paris:
  • TERRE HAUTE INTERNATIONAL-HULMAN FIELD (about 30 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; ID: HUF)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 41 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; ID: MTO)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 50 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; ID: CMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paris:
  • EDGAR COUNTY (about 7 miles; PARIS, IL; ID: PRG)
  • CLINTON (about 22 miles; CLINTON, IN; ID: 1I7)
  • SKY KING (about 24 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; ID: 3I3)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 12 $31,831 $31,831 0 $0
Streets and Highways 7 $17,302 $29,660 0 $0
Firefighters 16 $54,518 $40,888 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $1,920 $23,040 2 $2,513
Police - Other 8 $15,011 $22,516 11 $5,402
Police Protection - Officers 16 $48,608 $36,456 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,421 $41,052 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $1,406
Local Libraries 3 $4,762 $19,048 4 $2,143
Other Government Administration 1 $4,207 $50,484 5 $2,307
Water Supply 13 $35,397 $32,674 0 $0
Totals for Government 78 $216,976 $33,380 23 $13,771


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paris:
  • INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,597)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-WABASH VALLEY (about 26 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; FT enrollment: 9,582)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 49 miles; MATTOON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,666)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 52 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 53 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,186)
  • DEPAUW UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; GREENCASTLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,197)
Public high school in Paris:
  • PARIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 693; Location: 309 S MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Paris:
  • CRESTWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 15601 US HIGHWAY 150; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 509 E NEWTON ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • MAYO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 300 E WOOD ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CAROLYN WENZ ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: 437 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • CRESTWOOD JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 15601 US HIGHWAY 150; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CREATIVE CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Students: 40; Location: 409 W JASPER ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • PARIS BRIDGES (Students: 12; Location: 203 N CENTRAL; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • BEHAVIOR ACADEMIC CENTER (Students: 12; Location: 300 S EADS AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Paris:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 507 CONNELLY STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Paris:
  • PARIS CARNEGIE P.L. (Operating income: $153,931; Location: 207 S. MAIN; 32,609 books; 258 audio materials; 628 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Paris: Elks Country Club (A), Camp Blackhawk (B), Edgar County Courthouse (C).

Churches in Paris include: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Christian Church (G).

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Twin Lakes (A), Eads Lake (B).

Parks in Paris include: Sunrise Park (1), Sunset Park (2), Sylvain Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Paris compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Paris:
  • WPRS (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paris:
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; MARSHALL, IL; Owner: JDL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOW-FM (102.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMHD-FM (90.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
  • WCRT (88.5 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WWVR (105.5 FM; WEST TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; CASEY, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Paris:
  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEIU-TV (Channel 51; CHARLESTON, IL; Owner: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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