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Population in 2012: 54,680 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 

Males: 27,007  (49.4%)
Females: 27,673  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  28.6 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 90723.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,623 (it was $36,749 in 2000)
Paramount:

$41,623
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,549

Paramount city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $243,052 (it was $136,800 in 2000)
Paramount:

$243,052
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $263,501; Detached houses: $327,061; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,807; In 2-unit structures: $127,826; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $650,102; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $177,176; Mobile homes: $56,859

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,155.

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  • Hispanic - 43,441 (80.1%)
  • Black alone - 5,277 (9.7%)
  • White alone - 3,235 (6.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,424 (2.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 480 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 352 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paramount: 130.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (1.7%), German (1.2%), Subsaharan African (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 67 feet

Land area: 4.73 square miles.

Population density: 11,555 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Paramount:

  • High school or higher: 55.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paramount city:

  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

20,819 residents are foreign born

This city:  38.4%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Paramount, California as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Paramount to the number of sex offenders is 1,139 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,253 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,064 (0.8%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $111,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $271,000
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $194,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 118.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,052 (-3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,849 (18.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 562

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Property values in Paramount, CA


 

Crime rates in Paramount by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 8651051051254413
per 100,000 15.110.78.717.58.717.58.821.29.07.27.31.85.5
Rapes 13201814224121114111267
per 100,000 24.535.531.424.538.47.021.019.525.219.921.911.012.7
Robberies 181181186182205221155198189193185129129
per 100,000 341.7321.5324.6318.8357.7385.8271.7350.4339.7349.5336.9235.7234.6
Assaults 290248222224209217211262188181142119105
per 100,000 547.5440.6387.5392.4364.7378.9369.9463.7337.9327.8258.6217.4190.9
Burglaries 447346321331402358346415379310297268272
per 100,000 844.0614.6560.2579.9701.4625.0606.5734.4681.2561.4540.8489.6494.6
Thefts 1,0679518481,0601,081956739843848721770884810
per 100,000 2014.61689.41480.01857.01886.11669.11295.41491.81524.21305.71402.21615.11472.8
Auto thefts 586549690692740768692678729625487469454
per 100,000 1106.4975.31204.31212.31291.11340.91213.01199.81310.31131.8886.8856.9825.5
Arson 263939342922201616137159
per 100,000 49.169.368.159.650.638.435.128.328.823.512.727.416.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 510.4440.5429.4459.0475.2468.5397.0482.2438.6398.8364.3306.3301.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Paramount detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Paramount, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,622 (+16.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Paramount: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Paramount-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Paramount city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/9/1982, a category F2 tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paramount-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2734% 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 the city 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 Paramount 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 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 the city 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
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Paramount center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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).


Hospitals/medical centers in Paramount:

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

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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.

Local government website: www.gatewaycog.org/paramount

College/University in Paramount:

  • Marinello Schools of Beauty (Full-time enrollment: 200; Location: 8527 Alondra Blvd Ste 129; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paramount:

  • Cerritos College (about 5 miles; Norwalk, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,782)
  • Long Beach City College (about 6 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 9,070)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 6 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 8,354)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 9,540)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 9 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Biola University (about 9 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 4,364)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 10 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 26,754)

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: 246; Location: 14813 PARAMOUNT BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Paramount, School District: PARAMOUNT UNIFIED


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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).

 
Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0906. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0906
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.417. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.417
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.959. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.959
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 19.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 30.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.9%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents, 12.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.9% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paramount, CA

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

Paramount compared to California state average:

Paramount, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Paramount travel time to work - commute


Paramount mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles 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
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$98,943$59,3660$0
Other Government Administration 12$94,522$94,5220$0
Fire - Other 2$6,144$36,8640$0
Streets and Highways 14$62,963$53,9680$0
Sewerage 17$96,776$68,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 17$72,659$51,2890$0
Water Supply 11$47,277$51,5750$0
Other and Unallocable 49$269,785$66,0700$0
Totals for Government 142$749,069$63,3020$0

Paramount government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,593,000 ($84.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,759,000 ($50.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,133,000 ($39.01)
    Water Utilities: $911,000 ($16.66)
    Police Protection: $97,000 ($1.77)
    Transit Utilities: $73,000 ($1.34)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($1.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,736,000 ($141.48)
    Water Utilities: $4,608,000 ($84.27)
    Regular Highways: $3,089,000 ($56.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,530,000 ($46.27)
    Central Staff Services: $2,445,000 ($44.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,421,000 ($44.28)
    Financial Administration: $1,435,000 ($26.24)
    Transit Utilities: $673,000 ($12.31)
    Health Services - Other: $253,000 ($4.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $148,000 ($2.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $143,000 ($2.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,600,000 ($65.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,809,000 ($161.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($0.38)

Paramount government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $312,000 ($5.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $188,000 ($3.44)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $2,517,000 ($46.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,179,000 ($76.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $765,000 ($13.99)
    Rents: $22,000 ($0.40)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($0.26)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,892,000 ($89.47)
    Transit Utilities: $76,000 ($1.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,200,000 ($58.52)
    All Other: $2,660,000 ($48.65)
    Highways: $1,878,000 ($34.35)
    Health & Hospitals: $107,000 ($1.96)
  • Tax - Property: $8,278,000 ($151.39)
    Total General Sales: $6,435,000 ($117.68)
    Public Utilities: $3,418,000 ($62.51)
    NEC: $1,385,000 ($25.33)

Paramount government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $38,975,000 ($712.78)
    Water Utilities: $352,000 ($6.44)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $61,072,000 ($1116.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $60,015,000 ($1097.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $38,745,000 ($708.58)
    Water Utilities: $338,000 ($6.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $230,000 ($4.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,057,000 ($19.33)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($0.26)

Paramount government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,389,000 ($135.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,419,000 ($300.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $46,453,000 ($849.54)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Paramount fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 457 meters (1,499ft)
Total costs: $23,644,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,466,430
Total average daily truck traffic: 142,523

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 14
  • 1990-1999: 10
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Paramount, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Paramount)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Paramount, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 14409 Paramount Blvd (Lat: 33.903056 Lon: -118.162000), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTH437
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/1996, Expiration Date: 02/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (213) 636-5202
  • STATION, 15330 Vermont Ave (Lat: 33.893889 Lon: -118.144778), Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WNTT758
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/1998, Expiration Date: 12/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (415) 697-1000
  • STATION, 15330 Vermont Ave (Lat: 33.893889 Lon: -118.162556), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNTV477
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.825 MHz, 933.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/1994, Expiration Date: 06/13/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (214) 580-1911
  • Paramount, 15330 Vermont Ave (Lat: 33.893889 Lon: -118.162556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 22.3 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WNEY665
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.000 MHz, 959.600 MHz, 6701.25 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Mark J Abrams
    Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-3003, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • CA-LOS5819A, 15330 Vermont Ave. Suite A (Lat: 33.893889 Lon: -118.162306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.9 m, Call Sign: WQLU725
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2010, Expiration Date: 04/28/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • CA-LOS6132A, 7844 Rosecrans Avenue (Lat: 33.903417 Lon: -118.162111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WQMI665
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2010, Expiration Date: 08/17/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • PARAMOUNT, 16323 Atlantic Place (Lat: 33.885556 Lon: -118.186444), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WFY873
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Hughes Communications, Inc., 1990 Grand Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paramount)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Paramount)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


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
Businesses in Paramount, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins2Nike3
CVS1Payless2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
El Pollo Loco1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Starbucks2
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box3U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Kincaid1Walmart1

Paramount on our top lists:

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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