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.