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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 9%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParamount/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,593n/a (estimate)2,9272,7722,489
Murder4n/a7.34.35.0
Rape16n/a29.437.542.6
Robbery151n/a277.5132.481.6
Assault176n/a323.4267.1250.2
Violent crime347n/a (estimate)638441379
Burglary187n/a343.6386.1340.5
Theft775n/a1,424.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft284n/a521.8358.8219.9
Property crime1,246n/a (estimate)2,2902,3312,110

Key findings

  • Paramount crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Paramount are 68% higher than the national average
  • In Paramount you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Paramount is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Paramount has decreased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In Paramount (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Paramount, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Paramount are 1.06 times more than the California average and 1.18 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Paramount are 1.45 times more than than California and 1.68 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Paramount are 1.02 times less than than California and 1.09 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Paramount (higher is better)

      Is Paramount safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Paramount to other cities in the state and across the country, Paramount is 15% safer than other cities of California and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. Paramount has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paramount

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paramount is 1 in 157
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paramount is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Paramount is 1 in 35
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paramount? In Paramount, you have a 1 in 157 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 44. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paramount, CA is 1 in 35.

      Year Over Year Crime In Paramount (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Paramount, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Paramount has increased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Paramount has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Paramount has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Paramount police department

      ItemParamountCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolling Hills, CA1,76054428482
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230657687
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41269746815
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      Paramount, CA54,9416382,2902,927

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Port Arthur, TX54,9136252,1842,808
      Hanford, CA54,9124492,1702,619
      West Haven, CT54,9721551,9912,146
      Aloha, OR54,9083483,3503,698
      Shoreline, WA55,0211661,9302,096
      Paramount, CA54,9416382,2902,927
      Source: The Paramount, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.