Located within California, United States, the city of Paramount is located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
The character of Paramount is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. It is easy to access parks in the city since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. Most areas in this city are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Glenn M Anderson Freeway or one of the railway lines.
In Paramount, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1969. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area also has a variety of housing size options; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this city rent their home while the remainder are owners.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in Paramount. House owners can choose between public and private elementary schools. With respect to eating, it is usually practical for home buyers in Paramount to do groceries by walking. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for example along Alondra Boulevard, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well. It is also convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot.
Paramount is a fairly pleasant part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area for pedestrians; running daily errands is convenient on foot. The car is very often the preferred method to move around in this city. Parking is easy, and most properties for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Glenn M Anderson Freeway. On the other hand, getting around by public transit is difficult in Paramount. Nonetheless, the city is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes.