Paris Information

Paris Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Paris, IL

General Paris Information

State: Illinois

County: Edgar County

Close cities: Homer, IL, Redmon, IL, Dennison, IL, Vermilion, IL, Paris, IL, Logan, IL, Marshall, IL, Chrisman, IL

Paris Population (census data)
Total 8,785 (-3.1% since 2000)
Male 4,058 (46.2%)
Female 4,727 (53.8%)

Population Density: 1,825 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.6 (US Avg is 100)

Paris Elevation: 726 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 4.81 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,363

Zip Codes: 61944.

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Paris Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (21.3%)
  • German (16.7%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • English (10.0%)
  • Dutch (4.0%)
  • Italian (2.2%)

Local Paris Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Eastern Illinois University, Indiana State University

Paris School Information

High Schools
Crestwood Junior High School (15601 U.S. Highway 150, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris Community Unit School District 4 District)
Paris High School (309 South Main Street, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris-Union School District 95 District)
Middle Schools
Mayo Middle School (300 E Wood Street, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris-Union School District 95 District)
Elementary Schools
Carolyn Wenz Elementary School (437 W Washington Street, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris-Union School District 95 District)
Crestwood Elementary School (15601 U.S. Highway 150, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris Community Unit School District 4 District)
Memorial Elementary School (509 E Newton Street, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris-Union School District 95 District)
Other/Private Schools
Creative Center For Children (409 W Jasper Street, Paris, IL, 61944 - Paris-Union School District 95 District)

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