Paramount, CA

54,941 Population
4.7 square miles 11,616.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
11,616.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.7%
was 46.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
38.1%
was 37.7%
 
Percent Under 18
29.5%
was 30.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
7.6%
was 6.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.7
was 7.9
Ranked 29th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
22.1%
was 23.1%
 
Median Household Income
$46,364
was $45,792
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.3
39.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.8
was 5.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
507.8
was 404.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,036.2
was 2,976.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
14,593
was 14,395
 
Median Rent
$1,204
was $1,192
 
Total Building Permits
1
was 36
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,017
was 13,844
 
Homeownership Rate
38.8%
was 39.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,085.8
was 3,043.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
6.3%
was 6.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 35
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.9
was 4.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.1
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.5%
was 91.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
72.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.4%
was 95.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
58.9%
was 57.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
9.1%
was 8.2%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
86.3%
was 76.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.0%
was 1.0%
 
Revenue
$38,880,720
was $45,681,388
 
Expenditure
$38,114,558
was $46,213,184
 
Revenue per Capita
$709
was $839
 
Expenditure per Capita
$695
was $848
 

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