Paris, IL 61944 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61944: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paris, IL 61944

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 490
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,185
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 97
  • County: Edgar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.613, Longitude -87.698
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Paris, IL 61944 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,693
Population in Households 12,496
Population in Familes 9,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 5,425
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,488
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,847 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,578 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 724 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $83,905
Average Home Value $111,548


Median Household Income $41,409
Average Household Income $55,701
Per Capita Income $23,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.58%
Households -0.39% -0.44%
Families -0.56% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Paris, IL 61944 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61944 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 325 76th
Population Density1 # 752 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1069 22nd
Median Household Income # 1142 17th
Per Capita Income # 954 31st

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