City of Paramount

Seal of the City of Paramount

General Law city
Incorporated: January 30, 1957
City Hall: 16400 Colorado Ave, Paramount, California 90723
City Telephone: (562) 220-2000
Website: www.paramountcity.com
Population (2010 Census):
54,098 (2000 Census: 55,266; 1990 Census: 47,669). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 11,439.6 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 6.3% (2000 Census: 5.2%; 1990 Census: 6.2%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 32.6% (2000 Census: 36.9%; 1990 Census: 35.0%)
Land Area: 4.73 square miles (12.25 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.11 square miles (0.29 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

The cities of Hynes and Clearwater merged in 1948. Frank Zamboni, president of the local Kiwanis Club and legend in the ice rink business, proposed the new name Paramount because Paramount Boulevard (named for the Paramount Motion Picture Company) was the former boundary between the two communities.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Paramount