Paradise, Utah

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Paradise, Utah
Town
Location in Cache County and the state of Utah.
Location in Cache County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 41°34′3″N 111°50′2″W / 41.56750°N 111.83389°W / 41.56750; -111.83389Coordinates: 41°34′3″N 111°50′2″W / 41.56750°N 111.83389°W / 41.56750; -111.83389
Country United States
State Utah
County Cache
Settled 1860
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 4,902 ft (1,494 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 922
 • Density 683.8/sq mi (264.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84328
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-57850[2]
GNIS feature ID 1444178[1]

Paradise is a town in Cache County, Utah, United States. The population was 904 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 346
1880 512 48.0%
1890 637 24.4%
1900 695 9.1%
1910 620 −10.8%
1920 505 −18.5%
1930 433 −14.3%
1940 500 15.5%
1950 401 −19.8%
1960 368 −8.2%
1970 399 8.4%
1980 542 35.8%
1990 561 3.5%
2000 759 35.3%
2010 904 19.1%
Est. 2012 922 2.0%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 759 people, 217 households, and 179 families residing in the town. The population density was 683.8 people per square mile (264.0/km²). There were 231 housing units at an average density of 208.1 per square mile (80.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.55% White, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.66% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.84% of the population.

There were 217 households out of which 49.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.9% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.50 and the average family size was 3.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 36.0% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,344, and the median income for a family was $54,375. Males had a median income of $34,821 versus $22,396 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,679. About 3.6% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Paradise
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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