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Paramount

Population

Ethnicity

Ethnicity

Income

Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars

Education

Education level

Age

Age

Housing

Occupied housing units

Families

Males
Females

Military

Military era

Ancestry and immigration

  • Mexican (60.1%) and Filipino (1.5%) are the most common ancestries.
  • 22,461 (40.6%) of residents are foreign born, about average for Southeast but high for the county. Mexico (80.9%) and Guatemala (4.0%) are the most common foreign places of birth.

Paramount

is a city in the Southeast region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Bellflower, Compton, Downey, East Compton, Long Beach, Lynwood and South Gate.
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Paramount is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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Source: Census 2000, SCAG, Los Angeles Department of City Planning