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Paramount is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The latitude of Paramount is 33.889N. The longitude is -118.158W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 56,660.
Frank Zamboni, inventor of the ice-surfacing machine that carries his name, opened a skating rink here in 1940. Professional skaters Sonia Henie and Dorothy Hamill trained here
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2% of Paramount residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paramount ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paramount was $11,487, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Paramount residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Paramount, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $666. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,283.
Libraries in Paramount include Paramount Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paramount political report.
The average commute time for Paramount workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Paramount between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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