Paramount demographics profile

StatisticParamountCaliforniaNational
Population54,94138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,61823291
Median age30.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English23%56%79%
Speak Spanish74%29%13%
Paramount, CA has a population of 54,941 and is the 728th largest city in the United States. The population density is 11,618 per sq mi which is 4899% higher than the California average and 12723% higher than the national average. The median age in Paramount is 31 which is approximately 15% lower than the California average of 36. In Paramount, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 23% speak English and 74% speak Spanish. 56% of Paramount residents were born in California, 5% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 38% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Paramount is 4899% higher than California.
  • The median age in Paramount is 15% lower than California.
  • In Paramount 55.22% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Paramount 9.59% of the population is African American.
  • In Paramount 2.65% of the population is Asian.

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Paramount population breakdown by race

RaceParamountCaliforniaNational
Caucasian55.22%61.26%73.35%
African American9.59%5.85%12.63%
Asian2.65%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.73%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.70%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.70%4.62%3.06%
Other race28.41%13.28%4.75%
In Paramount, 81.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Paramount, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).