“What About Paramount?” By: Anita Jones

“What About Paramount?” By: Anita Jones

February 24, 2021

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By Angie Week

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History & Fun Facts

You will love living in Paramount . The city is a family city with an old school feel.  Lot of parks, great restaurants and very family oriented.  The city is ethnically diverse and has its own school district.  Centrally located to the 91 freeway and 105 freeway and the Metro link. Adjacent to Lakewood and Downey. City has overcome many obstacles and experienced significant growth with a very active Redevelopment Agency.

City is known as a small town with a big heart.  Very diverse population and city council including a female mayor. Very active community organizations and city is known for volunteerism.  City encourages open space and shared facilities for business.

Paramount is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. It was founded in 1948 and became incorporated in 1957. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 77,852.

Originally known as an agricultural center including the Dairy Industry and worlds larges Hay market.  The last dairy closed in 1977. City has long term Industry that employs many residents.  Industry includes the Marukan Vinegar company, World Energy (bio producing fuel) and Wayfront Technologies (computer holograms). (from BestPlaces.com)

Attractions

Paramount is known as an Urban Small town in LA County. The Paramount Hay Tree is a California State Historical Landmark. It is a still standing mature camphor tree remembered for its importance to the hay trading marketplace of the town.  Home of the Iceland Skating Rink and the famous Paramount Drive in Theater. City has lots of parks and local restaurants. entertainment at the nearby Downy Performing Arts Theater , Downey Landing, Stonewood Shopping Mall.

Climate Comfort Index of 9.4 /10.

Population

Paramount is reported to have a population of 77,852 with a median age of 34.1 and a median annual income of $49,360, according to the 2010 U.S. census.

Schools

Paramount has 15 schools from (pre-school through high school). Excellent STEM programs and high school partners with local business for internships.

Public School Ratings

Schools with highest ratings:

Real Estate Market

SFR

  

Single Family Residence Condominium
Median Price $590,000 $399,000
Price Per Square Foot $393 $385

 

Here is the rental market in Bellflower:

1 Bedroom 2 bedroom 3 bedroom 4 bedroom
Median Rent $1,310 $1,690 $2,270 $2,500

 

Paramount

 

Resources: Altos.re, bestplaces.net & Wikipedia

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