Paramount is located in south California. Paramount is part of Los Angeles County. Paramount has 4.73 square miles of land area and 0.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Paramount population is 54,813, which has shrunk 0.82% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Paramount median household income is $43,784 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.14% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Paramount median house value is $253,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 64.55% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Paramount is worse than the state average in quality. The Paramount area code is 562.