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Paramount, CA
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Paramount profile

Living in Paramount

Paramount is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 51,653 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Paramount is the 171st largest community in California.

Housing costs in Paramount are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

The percentage of adults in Paramount with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.06% of adults in Paramount have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Paramount in 2022 was $23,277, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,108 for a family of four. However, Paramount contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Paramount is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Paramount home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Paramount, accounting for 81.30% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Paramount residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Paramount include German, Irish, Other Arab, Nigerian, and Italian.

In addition, Paramount has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (36.11%).

The most common language spoken in Paramount is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.