Paradise

Paradise, California is a small town nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills of northern California. It is located in Butte County, approximately 85 miles north of Sacramento. The town used to have a population close to 20,000 but that has since dwindled to about 6,000 after the devastating Camp Fire that happened in November of 2018. Despite that tragedy, Paradise remains resilient and rebuilding efforts are going strong. Paradise is known for its beautiful scenery and friendly atmosphere and also for it's excellent outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, camping, and fishing. It is also a great place to enjoy some of the best wine tasting in the region. Paradise is a great place to live, work and play, and is a great destination for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Overview for Paradise, CA

19,961 people live in Paradise, where the median age is 58.6 and the average individual income is $31,767.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,961

Total Population

58.6 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$31,767.16

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Paradise, CA

Paradise has 9,067 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Paradise do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,961 people call Paradise home. The population density is 268.71 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,961

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

58.6

Median Age

48.79 / 51.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,067

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$31,767.16

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Paradise, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Paradise. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Paradise Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Paradise Intermediate
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Paradise Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Paradise Charter Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Ponderosa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Honey Run Academy Secondary
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Paradise eLearning Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5

Around Paradise, CA

There's plenty to do around Paradise, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

57
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
27
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lofi Cafe, Miller's Bake House, and The Patty Wagon.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.14 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.12 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 1.03 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.03 miles 30 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 1.11 miles 16 reviews 4.5/5 stars
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