Paramount, California

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Population in 2019: 53,955 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 27,216  (50.4%)
Females: 26,739  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 90723.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,559 (it was $36,749 in 2000)
Paramount:

$59,559
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,072 (it was $11,487 in 2000)

Paramount city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $379,701 (it was $136,800 in 2000)
Paramount:

$379,701
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $368,844; detached houses: $440,440; townhouses or other attached units: $356,059; in 2-unit structures: $187,120; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,392; mobile homes: $72,634

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,499.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paramount: 136.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.7%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents, 16.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.9% for American Indian residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Paramount, CA (2019)
    • 44,08581.2%Hispanic
    • 4,7248.7%Black alone
    • 2,9535.4%White alone
    • 1,5572.9%Asian alone
    • 4960.9%Two or more races
    • 3400.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1670.3%Other race alone
    • 310.06%American Indian alone

Races in Paramount detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Paramount, California as of September 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paramount is 1,026 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Paramount by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(8.8)
12
(21.2)
5
(9.0)
4
(7.2)
4
(7.3)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.5)
3
(5.5)
3
(5.4)
1
(1.8)
4
(7.2)
6
(10.9)
3
(5.5)
4
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(21.0)
11
(19.5)
14
(25.2)
11
(19.9)
12
(21.9)
6
(11.0)
7
(12.7)
8
(14.6)
14
(25.4)
10
(17.9)
18
(32.3)
8
(14.5)
19
(34.5)
16
(29.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
155
(271.7)
198
(350.4)
189
(339.7)
193
(349.5)
185
(336.9)
129
(235.7)
129
(234.6)
122
(222.4)
98
(177.6)
121
(217.1)
150
(269.4)
125
(227.1)
137
(249.0)
151
(277.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
211
(369.9)
262
(463.7)
188
(337.9)
181
(327.8)
142
(258.6)
119
(217.4)
105
(190.9)
89
(162.2)
124
(224.7)
151
(271.0)
141
(253.3)
185
(336.1)
170
(309.0)
176
(323.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
346
(606.5)
415
(734.4)
379
(681.2)
310
(561.4)
297
(540.8)
268
(489.6)
272
(494.6)
266
(484.8)
224
(405.8)
246
(441.4)
226
(405.9)
283
(514.2)
213
(387.1)
187
(343.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
739
(1,295)
843
(1,492)
848
(1,524)
721
(1,306)
770
(1,402)
884
(1,615)
810
(1,473)
863
(1,573)
796
(1,442)
956
(1,716)
1,125
(2,021)
892
(1,621)
871
(1,583)
775
(1,424)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
692
(1,213)
678
(1,200)
729
(1,310)
625
(1,132)
487
(886.8)
469
(856.9)
454
(825.5)
504
(918.6)
388
(703.0)
490
(879.3)
393
(705.9)
438
(795.8)
343
(623.4)
284
(521.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(35.1)
16
(28.3)
16
(28.8)
13
(23.5)
7
(12.7)
15
(27.4)
9
(16.4)
7
(12.8)
9
(16.3)
3
(5.4)
17
(30.5)
6
(10.9)
5
(9.1)
6
(11.0)
City-Data.com crime index381.1463.0421.1382.9349.7294.0289.2292.1271.7307.1337.4333.3315.3308.9

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Crime rate in Paramount detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 67 feet

Land area: 4.73 square miles.

Population density: 11,401 people per square mile   (high).

Paramount, California map

19,298 residents are foreign born (32.7% Latin America).

This city:

35.6%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,168 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,912 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (6.6 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (17.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

East Compton, CA (1.3 miles ),
East Rancho Dominguez, CA (1.3 miles ),
Bellflower, CA (1.5 miles ),
Lynwood, CA (1.6 miles ),
Downey, CA (1.8 miles ),
Compton, CA (1.8 miles ),
South Gate, CA (1.9 miles ),
Lakewood, CA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 118.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,317 (-8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,784 (15.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 562

Distribution of median household income in Paramount, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Paramount, CA in 2019

Property values in Paramount, CA

Paramount satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

13.4%
California:

7.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Paramount, CA
Historical housing units in Paramount, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +7,622 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in Paramount, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Paramount, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Paramount, California

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Paramount, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 140. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

140
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.460. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.594. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.594
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00786. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00786
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Paramount-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6882% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Paramount center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 107.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from Paramount center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (57) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 37, Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paramount topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Paramount:

  • LA PAZ AT PARAMOUNT (8835 VANS STREET)
  • PARAMOUNT CONVALESCENT HOSP. (8558 EAST ROSECRANS AVENUE)
  • PARAMOUNT MEADOWS NURSING CTR. (7039 ALONDRA BLVD)
  • PROMISE HOSP OF EAST LA SUBURBAN CAMPUS (16453 SO. COLORADO AVENUE)
  • TERRACE GARDENS CONV CENTER (8835 VANS STREET)
  • DAVITA-PARAMOUNT DIALYSIS CENTER (8319 ALONDRA BLVD.)
  • RELIANCE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (16660 PARAMOUNT BLVD STE 304)

Amtrak stations near Paramount:

  • 9 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Paramount:

  • InfoTech Career College (Full-time enrollment: 117; Location: 8527 Alondra Blvd, #174; Private, for-profit; Website: www.infotech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paramount:

  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 3 miles; Compton, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,506)
  • Cerritos College (about 5 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)
  • Long Beach City College (about 6 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 6 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • ICDC College (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 2,621)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 9 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,453)

Public high schools in Paramount:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Paramount:

Private elementary/middle school in Paramount:

  • OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 193, Location: 14813 PARAMOUNT BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Paramount: Paramount City Hall (A), Paramount Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 31 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paramount include: Yedarm Church in Southern California (A), First Baptist Church of Paramount (B), Downey Avenue Foursquare Church (C), Unshackled Ministries (D), Paramount United Methodist Church (E), Paramount Assembly of God Church (F), Emmanuel Reformed Church (G), Praise Chapel of Paramount (H), Our Lady of the Rosary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Paramount include: Paramount Park (1), Progress Park (2), Spane Park (3), Steam Engine Park (4), Village Park (5), Pequino Park (6), Village Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: California Long Beach Mission (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 15333 Gundry Avenue).

Birthplace of: Demetrin Veal - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Aug 11, 1981), Kevin Kaesviharn - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Aug 29, 1976), YG (rapper) - Rapper, Nicolle Payne - Water polo player, Charles Huerta - Boxer, Guillermo Gonzalez - Major League Soccer player (Los Angeles, born: Jan 4, 1986), Guillermo Gonzalez (soccer) - Professional soccer player, Tezarray Banks - College basketball player (Boise State Broncos).

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Paramount in 2010:

  • 283 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Paramount in 2000:

  • 157 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Paramount (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 15359 Paramount Blvd Branch at 15359 Paramount Blvd, branch established on 1919/01/01; Paramount Northgate Banking Center at 16259 Paramount Blvd, branch established on 2011/11/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Paramount Branch at 16230 Paramount Boulevard, Suite D, branch established on 2006/10/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Paramount Branch at 15919 South Paramount Boulevard, branch established on 1937/10/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Banco Popular North America: Paramount Branch at 15950 Paramount Boulevard, branch established on 1962/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Paramount Branch at 15943 Paramount Boulevard, branch established on 1965/02/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Paramount:

Marital status in Paramount, CA
  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Paramount:

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.5
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Paramount
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Paramount:

(Paramount, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Paramount, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.5%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.6%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paramount:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paramount:

30.3%
State:

31.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.1%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paramount, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 35$180,452$61,86915$16,529
Police - Other 23$136,368$71,14912$24,338
Financial Administration 12$85,619$85,6193$7,844
Water Supply 12$75,346$75,3466$8,409
Housing and Community Development (Local) 12$85,881$85,8810$0
Parks and Recreation 12$75,922$75,92234$50,907
Other Government Administration 10$80,526$96,6312$6,270
Other and Unallocable 1$5,190$62,2800$0
Health 0$0 2$4,892
Totals for Government 117$725,304$74,39074$119,189

Paramount government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $3,823,000 ($70.86)
    Water Utilities: $1,335,000 ($24.74)
    Regular Highways: $811,000 ($15.03)
    Transit Utilities: $498,000 ($9.23)
    Central Staff Services: $425,000 ($7.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $354,000 ($6.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,645,000 ($197.29)
    Central Staff Services: $7,031,000 ($130.31)
    Water Utilities: $6,599,000 ($122.31)
    Regular Highways: $5,607,000 ($103.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,848,000 ($89.85)
    Financial Administration: $1,081,000 ($20.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $976,000 ($18.09)
    Transit Utilities: $301,000 ($5.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $196,000 ($3.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $30,000 ($0.56)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($2.97)

Paramount government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $521,000 ($9.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($4.45)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($0.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,031,000 ($19.11)
    Other: $212,000 ($3.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $509,000 ($9.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,287,000 ($23.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $822,000 ($15.23)
    Interest Earnings: $132,000 ($2.45)
    Rents: $54,000 ($1.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,861,000 ($145.70)
    Transit Utilities: $81,000 ($1.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,108,000 ($57.60)
    Highways: $1,066,000 ($19.76)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,755,000 ($180.80)
    Property: $7,730,000 ($143.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,317,000 ($98.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $963,000 ($17.85)
    Other License: $783,000 ($14.51)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $114,000 ($2.11)

Paramount government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,003,000 ($92.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,939,000 ($91.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $302,000 ($5.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000 ($4.41)

Paramount government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,070,000 ($19.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,845,000 ($441.94)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)
Businesses in Paramount, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kincaid1
99 Cents Only Stores1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins2Nike3
CVS1Payless2
Carl\s Jr.2Pizza Hut1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
El Pollo Loco1Subway2
FedEx3T-Mobile2
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS2
Jack In The Box3Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Paramount:

  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paramount:

  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paramount:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Paramount fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 991ft / 302mTotal length
  • $17,613,000Total costs
  • 2,050,006Total average daily traffic
  • 195,067Total average daily truck traffic
  • 555,388Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Paramount, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 111990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paramount, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED184$203,96781$166,815173$204,96513$145,2317$918,14334$173,97111$81,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$206,59421$149,47636$214,2785$76,6000$07$191,57111$66,455
APPLICATIONS DENIED53$189,98131$120,968179$209,66524$74,5831$800,00019$132,63213$59,923
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$173,64323$157,78375$227,3338$124,7500$011$211,8180$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$212,0919$131,11130$239,1672$80,5000$05$229,8001$101,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Paramount, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$194,3081$229,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$249,7141$338,0001$185,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$128,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$169,0001$366,0001$169,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Paramount, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Paramount, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 77. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 163 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Paramount, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paramount, CA
    • 48645.3%Outside Fires
    • 28126.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 24322.7%Structure Fires
    • 625.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paramount, CA
Most common first names in Paramount, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16673.0 years
William13672.9 years
Mary12577.3 years
Robert10365.2 years
George10173.5 years
Charles9071.9 years
James8966.8 years
Maria8373.2 years
Helen7276.0 years
Dorothy5575.1 years
Most common last names in Paramount, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7073.1 years
Johnson5672.1 years
Garcia5271.0 years
Brown3670.0 years
Martinez3374.1 years
Jones3171.0 years
Thompson3173.6 years
Davis3172.7 years
Williams3072.4 years
Miller2976.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paramount, CA
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 11.9%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paramount, CA
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 13.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Paramount compared to California state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Paramount on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 (90723) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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