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Population (year 2000): 55,266. Estimated population in July 2005: 56,540 (+2.3% change)
Males: 27,113 (49.1%), Females: 28,153 (50.9%)

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Median resident age: 25.6 years
Median household income: $36,749 (year 2000)
Median house value: $154,300 (year 2000)

Paramount, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Paramount:

  • Hispanic (72.3%)
  • Other race (41.7%)
  • Black (13.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (9.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Filipino (1.5%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.0%), United States (1.8%), Irish (1.7%), English (1.0%).

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Elevation: 67 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Paramount,

For population 25 years and over in Paramount

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paramount city

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

40.6% Foreign born (37.3% Latin America).

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




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (6.7 miles education-online-search.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (19.3 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Compton, CA (1.9 miles East CA (2.8 miles Bellflower, CA (3.0 miles Lynwood, CA Downey, (3.6 miles Gate, CA (3.6 miles South CA Compton, (4.0 miles CA (4.6 miles Cudahy, Gardens, CA Bell (4.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 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

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 118.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 562


Paramount, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.4%), Educational,health and social services (15.2%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -219 (-0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,698 (14.8%)


 

Crime in Paramount by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 11 8 6 5 10 5
    per 100,000 19.9 14.5 10.9 9.0 18.1 9.0
Rapes 19 13 20 18 14 22
    per 100,000 34.4 23.5 36.2 32.6 25.3 39.8
Robberies 142 181 181 186 182 205
    per 100,000 256.9 327.5 327.5 336.6 329.3 370.9
Assaults 264 290 248 222 224 209
    per 100,000 477.7 524.7 448.7 401.7 405.3 378.2
Burglaries 497 447 346 321 331 402
    per 100,000 899.3 808.8 626.1 580.8 598.9 727.4
Thefts 1,074 1,067 951 848 1,060 1,081
    per 100,000 1943.3 1930.7 1720.8 1534.4 1918.0 1956.0
Auto thefts 518 586 549 690 692 740
    per 100,000 937.3 1060.3 993.4 1248.5 1252.1 1339.0
421.9 445.8 405.5 405.3 426.9 448.2


Average climate in Paramount, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Paramount,

Paramount-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (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 2 tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Demetrin Veal - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Aug 11, 1981), Kevin Kaesviharn - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Aug 29, 1976), Guillermo Gonzalez - Major League Soccer player (Los Angeles, born: Jan 4, 1986), Tezarray Banks - College basketball player (Boise State Broncos).


Hospital/medical center in Paramount:
  • SURBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER (16453 SO COLORADO AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Paramount:
  • LAC/RANCHO LOS AMIGOS NATIONAL MED CTR (about 3 miles; DOWNEY, CA)
  • BELLFLOWER MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; BELLFLOWER, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BELLFLOWER, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Paramount, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paramount:
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 6 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 12 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 17 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paramount:
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 5 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 12 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; ID: HHR)
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 14 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)

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:
Colleges/Universities in Paramount:
  • PARAMOUNT SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 8527 ALONDRA BLVD STE 129; Private, for-profit)
  • ASSOCIATED PRINTING SCHOOLS INC (Location: 8026 SOMERSET; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paramount:
  • COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; COMPTON, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • CERRITOS COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NORWALK, CA; FT enrollment: 11,666)
  • LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 11,108)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-DOMINGUEZ HILLS (about 7 miles; CARSON, CA; FT enrollment: 8,672)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-LONG BEACH (about 7 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LONG BEACH (about 9 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 25,195)
  • LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE (about 11 miles; WILMINGTON, CA; FT enrollment: 4,574)
Public high schools in Paramount:
  • PARAMOUNT HIGH (Students: 3,937; Location: 14429 S. DOWNEY AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARAMOUNT CONTINUATION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 8202 ROSECRANS AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARAMOUNT UNIFIED COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 32; Location: 14507 PARAMOUNT BLVD.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Paramount:
  • ORANGE AVENUE (ELEM) (Students: 1,107; Location: 15733 S. ORANGE AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • GAINES (WESLEY) ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,089; Location: 7340 E. JACKSON; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,026; Location: 13451 MERKEL AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LOS CERRITOS ELEMENTARY (Students: 941; Location: 14626 GUNDRY AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • WIRTZ (HARRY) ELEMENTARY (Students: 924; Location: 8535 CONTRERAS ST.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • PARAMOUNT PARK (ELEM) (Students: 917; Location: 15110 SOUTH CALIFORNIA AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ALONDRA (ELEM) (Students: 913; Location: 16200 S. DOWNEY AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • KEPPEL (MARK) ELEMENTARY (Students: 805; Location: 6630 E. MARK KEPPEL ST.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MOKLER (MAJOR LYNN) ELEMENTARY (Students: 763; Location: 8571 E. FLOWER ST.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • JEFFERSON STREET (Students: 740; Location: 8600 JEFFERSON ST; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Paramount:
  • OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY (Students: 314; Location: 14813 PARAMOUNT BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in Paramount: Paramount City Hall (A), Paramount Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B).

Parks in Paramount include: Steam Engine Park (1), Pequino Park (2), Paramount Park (3), Village Park (4), Spane Park (5), Progress Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Paramount compared to California state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 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.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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:
  • 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.)
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)

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