Paradise, Texas

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Paradise Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 76073
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.15
Longitude -97.686

Paradise Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 98 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
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Paradise Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 459 100%
Male 230 50.1%
Female 229 49.9%
Under 18 133 29%
18+ 326 71%
65+ 72 15.7%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.2
White 426 92.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 2.2%
Other 11 2.4%
Mixed Race 12 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 4.6%

Estimated Paradise Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 515
Growth 56
Growth % 12.2%

Paradise Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 44.1%
German 16.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
English 5.7%
Irish 4.1%
Czechoslovakian 3.8%
Dutch 3.8%
Swiss 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Paradise 459 $46,750
Boyd 1,099 $40,781
Bridgeport 4,309 $36,742
Chico 947 $38,056
Decatur 5,201 $40,580
Lake Bridgeport 372 $39,167
Runaway Bay 1,104 $57,656
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Paradise High Schools (2004)

Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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