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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Paramount is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 54,776. Paramount is in Los Angeles County. Living in Paramount offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Paramount there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Paramount and residents tend to be liberal.
About Paramount...
Population
54,776

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$323,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,335
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    309
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    34.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    249
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    387.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,583
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    623.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    37%
    13%

Working in Paramount

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,031
National
$55,322
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Overall the paramount area is good. The high school is right across the street from an area that contains multiple stores, such as a Starbucks, a boba spot, and a convenience store. This not only allows us students a place to relax and hang out with friends after school, but the boba spot and Starbucks in specific allows many of us to use their free WiFi in order to study and do work. This works well because since it’s right next to the school, going there isn’t a problem since we all go to school anyways. Also since we’re surrounded by stores, Jobs aren’t really a problem. But one thing that is worrying is the amount of accidents that happen due to some people driving too fast, racing, or losing control of their vehicle, this especially happens near the school in which there already have been multiple accidents and victims, other than that, there aren’t really many problems that catch my eye, overall, paramount isn’t too bad.
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The city of Paramount overall is a very good city. Not only do they care for their residents and their safety but they also provide recreational activities for the elderly and the kids. They have numerous events throughout the year, aimed at uniting the city. Some of these events include night markets, farmers' markets, fairs, and festivals. They have gastronomical diversity as well as cultural diversity. They have started implementing environmentally-friendly policies aimed at providing quality life.
Paramount is a quiet, primarily Hispanic city with a small downtown area. Because Paramount only encompasses about 5 miles, basically everything is within walking distance. The city government is really good about maintaining the roads and planting trees to beautify the city. While Paramount is home to an absurd amount of fast-food restaurants for such a small city (especially around the local high school), it also boasts multiple public parks equipped with workout machines that the public can use for free. On the whole, Paramount is a very peaceful, safe, and fun place to live a happy life.