Paramount Population By Year

Population Graph For Paramount, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 52,506 758 -2.1%
2020 53,631 739 -0.1%
2010 54,098 651 -0.2%
2000 55,378 549 1.5%
1990 47,577 557

Paramount Population Facts

What is the current population of Paramount?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Paramount is 52,506. Paramount, California is the 758th largest city in the US.

What county is Paramount, California in?

Paramount is located entirely in Los Angeles County.

What is the size of Paramount, California in square miles?

Paramount has an area of 4.7 square miles.

What was the peak population of Paramount?

The peak population of Paramount was in 2000, when its population was 55,378. In 2000, Paramount was the 549th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 758th largest city in the US. Paramount is currently 5.2% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Paramount shrinking?

Paramount has shrunk 5.1% since the year 2000. Paramount, California's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Paramount, California?

Paramount has a population density of 11,439.6 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
730 Yucaipa 54,739 32.1%
735 Colton 54,285 12.9%
741 Diamond Bar 53,857 -4.4%
743 Huntington Park 53,644 -12.6%
744 West Sacramento 53,637 67.3%
757 Novato 52,708 10.2%
758 Paramount 52,506 -5.1%
762 Cathedral City 52,220 21.5%
764 Delano 52,173 31.2%
765 Watsonville 52,067 11.8%
768 Aliso Viejo 51,824 29.5%
773 Glendora 51,569 4.1%
774 Palm Desert 51,541 15.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
752 Pinellas Park, Florida 53,202 12.7%
753 Wheaton, Illinois 53,126 -4.3%
754 Elyria, Ohio 52,816 -5.8%
755 Methuen, Massachusetts 52,798 20.1%
756 Winter Haven, Florida 52,710 92.2%
757 Novato, California 52,708 10.2%
758 Paramount, California 52,506 -5.1%
759 Battle Creek, Michigan 52,335 -1.9%
760 Grand Island, Nebraska 52,335 20.1%
761 West New York, New Jersey 52,242 13.6%
762 Cathedral City, California 52,220 21.5%
763 La Crosse, Wisconsin 52,185 0.4%
764 Delano, California 52,173 31.2%

Paramount Demographics

What is the voting age population of Paramount, California?

The total voting age population of Paramount, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 28,755. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

What percentage of Paramount, California residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 8.6% of the residents of Paramount are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Paramount, California?

The racial demographics of Paramount are 47.2% White, 36.9% Other, 9.1% Black, 3.1% Asian, 2.7% Two or more races, 0.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 81.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Paramount, California residents are below the poverty line?

In Paramount, 16.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.7%. On a per-household basis, 14.3% of families are below the poverty line in Paramount.

What percentage of Paramount, California residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 64.2% of Paramount residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Paramount, California residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 64.8% of Paramount residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Paramount, California residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Paramount residents aged 5 and older, 76.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 72.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.

Paramount Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Paramount, California?

The unemployment rate in Paramount is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Paramount, California residents work for the government?

In Paramount, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Paramount, California?

The median household income in Paramount is $55,670.

Paramount Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Paramount, California?

In Paramount, 41.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Paramount, California?

Renters occupy 59.0% of housing units in Paramount.

What percentage of Paramount, California housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Paramount, 4.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Paramount, California housing units were built after 2000?

In Paramount, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 780 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Paramount, California?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Paramount is $1,388.

What percentage of households in Paramount, California have broadband internet?

In Paramount, 79.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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