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    MAPPING L.A. > Southeast

    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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    About This Project
    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