Paris is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 24,782 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Paris is the 112th largest community in Texas.
Paris is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Paris is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Paris who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), sales jobs (12.51%), and management occupations (6.84%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Paris spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.29 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Paris does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Paris are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.23% of adults in Paris have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Paris in 2010 was $19,186, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,744 for a family of four. However, Paris contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Paris is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Paris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Paris residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Paris include German, English, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Paris is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.