Paramount employment information

IndexParamountCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$15,464$31,458$29,829
Median household income$46,364$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,382$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,712$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$26,017$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$21,081$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.1%15.8%15.1%
The Paramount, CA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Paramount is $15,464, which is 51% lower than than the California average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $46,364, which is 27% lower than than the California average and 16% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Paramount is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Paramount is 22% which is 47% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,906$46,364$92,728
City
$42,517$63,783$127,566
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Paramount is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Paramount is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Paramount is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Paramount is 47% higher than the national average.

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Paramount median earnings by income bracket

Paramount employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector19.2%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.4%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%18.0%
Public administration1.9%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%4.2%
Education, health & social services7.4%31.2%
Other30.0%27.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rolling Hills, CA1,760$220,764299%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766263%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,726$121,345119%
Paramount, CA54,941$46,36416%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Port Arthur, TX54,913$32,00342%
Hanford, CA54,912$51,2317%
West Haven, CT54,972$50,8318%
Aloha, OR54,908$67,67322%
Shoreline, WA55,021$70,39827%
Paramount, CA54,941$46,36416%
Source: The Paramount, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).