Downey, California

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Population in 2017: 113,092 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 55,155  (48.8%)
Females: 57,937  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90240, 90241, 90242, 90650, 90670.

Downey Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,178 (it was $45,667 in 2000)
Downey:

$72,178
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,310 (it was $18,197 in 2000)

Downey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $556,600 (it was $207,400 in 2000)
Downey:

$556,600
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $577,271; detached houses: $591,816; townhouses or other attached units: $422,922; in 2-unit structures: $497,296; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $507,795; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $332,812; mobile homes: $38,818

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,372.

March 2019 cost of living index in Downey: 138.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.8% for American Indian residents, 76.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Downey, CA (2017)
    • 84,72674.3%Hispanic
    • 15,45213.6%White alone
    • 8,3057.3%Asian alone
    • 3,8813.4%Black alone
    • 9280.8%Two or more races
    • 5050.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2740.2%Other race alone
    • 1210.1%American Indian alone

Races in Downey detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 110 registered sex offenders living in Downey, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Downey is 1,030 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Downey by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(6.3)
4
(3.6)
3
(2.7)
3
(2.8)
4
(3.7)
6
(5.6)
2
(1.8)
6
(5.3)
7
(6.2)
3
(2.6)
7
(6.1)
1
(0.9)
3
(2.6)
5
(4.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(27.0)
21
(19.0)
17
(15.5)
24
(22.2)
18
(16.7)
17
(15.9)
23
(20.3)
20
(17.6)
12
(10.6)
15
(13.2)
23
(20.0)
22
(19.2)
23
(20.3)
14
(12.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
250
(225.1)
249
(224.9)
289
(263.6)
252
(232.9)
234
(217.5)
199
(186.0)
204
(180.4)
190
(167.2)
171
(151.0)
127
(111.8)
173
(150.8)
188
(163.9)
182
(160.3)
185
(163.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
161
(145.0)
177
(159.9)
207
(188.8)
172
(159.0)
188
(174.7)
172
(160.8)
161
(142.4)
165
(145.2)
136
(120.1)
136
(119.7)
132
(115.0)
162
(141.2)
174
(153.3)
163
(143.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
579
(521.4)
575
(519.4)
669
(610.2)
712
(658.1)
524
(487.0)
656
(613.1)
769
(680.0)
670
(589.6)
573
(506.1)
479
(421.7)
514
(447.9)
527
(459.4)
591
(520.7)
439
(387.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,851
(1,667)
1,897
(1,714)
2,175
(1,984)
2,038
(1,884)
2,105
(1,956)
2,372
(2,217)
2,054
(1,816)
1,908
(1,679)
1,873
(1,654)
1,626
(1,431)
1,586
(1,382)
2,078
(1,812)
1,866
(1,644)
1,570
(1,386)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,102
(992.3)
1,144
(1,033)
1,052
(959.5)
1,230
(1,137)
946
(879.2)
928
(867.4)
1,053
(931.1)
959
(844.0)
846
(747.2)
792
(697.2)
792
(690.2)
766
(667.8)
765
(673.9)
606
(535.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
28
(25.2)
4
(3.6)
13
(11.9)
8
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(3.7)
4
(3.5)
4
(3.5)
9
(7.9)
14
(12.3)
17
(14.8)
16
(13.9)
9
(7.9)
15
(13.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)313.3309.4333.5337.4303.7312.9297.1279.8251.6215.9238.3252.6256.4221.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Downey, CA

Crime rate in Downey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 165 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 119 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 9,106 people per square mile   (high).

Downey, California map

38,114 residents are foreign born (26.3% Latin America, 5.5% Asia).

This city:

33.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,546 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,421 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (8.7 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (17.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bell Gardens, CA (1.6 miles ),
Paramount, CA (1.8 miles ),
Bellflower, CA (1.9 miles ),
Cudahy, CA (1.9 miles ),
Norwalk, CA (1.9 miles ),
Santa Fe Springs, CA (1.9 miles ),
South Gate, CA (1.9 miles ),
Bell, CA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 118.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,941 (-5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,473 (16.0%)

Area code: 562

Distribution of median household income in Downey, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Downey, CA in 2017

Property values in Downey, CA

Downey satellite photo by USGS

Downey tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Downey, CA
Historical housing units in Downey, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +15,718 (+17.2%).
Most common industries in Downey, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Downey, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in Downey, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 140. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

140
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.413. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.413
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.521. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.521
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00785. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00785
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Downey-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 710% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Downey center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from Downey center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from Downey center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 40.6 miles away from Downey center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Downey topographic map

Hospitals in Downey:

  • DOWNEY ADULT HOME CARE (7943 7TH STREET)
  • DOWNEY ADULT HOME CARE II (10247 WILEY BURKE AVENUE)
  • DOWNEY ADULT HOME CARE III (7446 MULLER STREET)
  • DOWNEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 11500 BROOKSHIRE AVENUE)
  • HOME CARE FORTE INC (7908 QUILL DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE INC (10642 DOWNEY AVENUE SUITE 205)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSP HOSPICE PROGRAM (12500 BELLFLOWER BLVD)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - DOWNEY (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 9333 IMPERIAL HIGHWAY)
  • LAC/RANCHO LOS AMIGOS NATIONAL REHABILITATION CTR (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 7601 EAST IMPERIAL HIGHWAY)
  • MIMIS HOMES (7142 DE PALMA STREET)
  • RIO HONDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (8300 E TELEGRAPH ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Downey:

  • 11 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Downey:

  • Downey Adult School (Full-time enrollment: 497; Location: 12340 Woodruff Ave; Public; Website: www.das.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downey:

  • Cerritos College (about 5 miles; Norwalk, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,090)
  • ICDC College (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 2,621)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 7 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Biola University (about 7 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 5,325)
  • East Los Angeles College (about 8 miles; Monterey Park, CA; FT enrollment: 17,297)
  • Long Beach City College (about 8 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)

Public high schools in Downey:

Private high schools in Downey:

  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 988, Location: 12808 WOODRUFF AVE, Grades: UG-12)
  • ST MATTHIAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 248, Location: 7851 GARDENDALE ST, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Downey:

Private elementary/middle schools in Downey:

  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 312, Location: 10441 DOWNEY AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST RAYMOND SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 12320 S PARAMOUNT BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
  • KIRKWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 245, Location: 11115 PANGBORN AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • ST MARK'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 129, Location: 10354 DOWNEY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CREATIVE BEGINNINGS ELEMENTARY (Students: 122, Location: 8033 3RD ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • AROUND THE WORLD CHILDREN CENTER (Students: 110, Location: 10441 LAKEWOOD BLVD, Grades: PK-T1)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 106, Location: 7515 FIRESTONE BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • DOWNEY CHRISTIAN EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 100, Location: 10335 PARAMOUNT BLVD, Grades: PK-7)
  • CHILDREN'S ACADEMY OF SUCCESS (Students: 24, Location: 10839 LA REINA AVE, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Downey

Libraries in Downey:

  • COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $121,749,203; Location: 7400 E. IMPERIAL HIGHWAY; 6,871,850 books; 3,801 e-books; 322,854 audio materials; 577,328 video materials; 36 local licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 10,777 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • DOWNEY CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,784,518; Location: 11121 BROOKSHIRE AVE.; 125,397 books; 1,792 e-books; 3,779 audio materials; 3,561 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 46 other licensed databases; 260 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Robert (Bob) Illes, 4-time Emmy award winning television writer/producer added by Dino
  • There is no "Plus X-St. Matthias" high school. The correct name is St. Matthias High School, Pius X Campus (Pius X is a former pope and saint). Our current enrollment average is 520.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Downey: Rio Hondo Country Club (A), Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall (B), Los Amigos Golf Course (C), Downey City Library (D), Downey City Hall (E), Downey Art Museum (F), City of Downey Fire Department Station 4 (G), City of Downey Fire Department Station 3 (H), City of Downey Fire Department Station 2 (I), City of Downey Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Stonewood Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Downey include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Downey United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Downey (D), First Christian Church of Downey (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Presbyterian Church of Downey (G), First Southern Baptist Church of Downey (H), Grace Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Old Downey Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Downey include: Allen Layne Stadium (1), Dennis the Menace Park (2), Furman Park (3), Rio San Gabriel Park (4), Apollo Park (5), Brookshire Childrens Park (6), Crawford Park (7), Golden Park (8), Independence Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Downey Museum of Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10419 Rives Avenue), Allen's Air Conditioning (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12319 Woodruff Avenue), A FIRST CLASS TOURS N TRAVEL SERVICES (11917 Paramount Bl Ste.H), AAA Southeast Entertainment (Tours & Charters; 11838 Pomering Road), A-1st Class Limousine & Transportation Company (Tours & Charters; 11917 Paramount Bl Ste.H), A-1 Flamingo Travel (Tours & Charters; 8017 1/2 E Florence Ave).

Hotel: American Inn Motel (12644 Lakewood Boulevard).

Birthplace of: "Weird Al" Yankovic - Musician, Tinker Juarez - Bicycle motocross rider, Dan Henderson - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Evan Longoria - Professional baseball player, James Hetfield - Baritone, Wayne Rainey - Motorcycle racer, Aimee Teegarden - Child actor, Alanna Ubach - Child actor, Anthony Reyes - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Oct 16, 1981), Bob Bennett (singer-songwriter) - Singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Downey in 2010:

  • 534 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Downey in 2000:

  • 565 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 412 people in nursing homes
  • 286 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 216 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 189 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 189 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 36 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Banks with most branches in Downey (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Imperial-Paramount Branch, Firestone-Woodruff Branch, Downey Main Branch, Paramount-Florence Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Firestone And Patton Branch, Downey Branch, Downey Branch, Sba Department Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 10200 Paramount Boulevard Branch at 10200 Paramount Boulevard, branch established on 1965/05/05; Downey Branch at 8450 Firestone Boulevard, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Downey Florence Avenue Branch at 8444 East Florence Ave, branch established on 1957/10/16; Downey Main Branch at 10990 Downey Avenue, branch established on 1993/12/17. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: Downey Branch at 12148 Lakewood Blvd, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Stonewood St Branch at 121 Stonewood St, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Downey Branch at 10230 South Paramount Boulevard, branch established on 1947/04/29. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Pacific Western Bank: Downey Branch at 10245 Paramount Boulevard, branch established on 1984/01/30. Info updated 2011/03/14: Bank assets: $5,513.1 mil, Deposits: $4,614.5 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Ii Lp
  • Banco Popular North America: Downey Branch at 11101 La Reina Avenue, branch established on 1926/04/03. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Downey:

Marital status in Downey, CA
  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Downey:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Downey
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Downey, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Downey:

48.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Downey:

21.6%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Downey:

11.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Downey:

31.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Downey, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 113$1,160,808$123,2720$0
Firefighters 64$771,025$144,5670$0
Police - Other 45$222,870$59,43219$23,858
Water Supply 28$162,258$69,5390$0
Streets and Highways 23$130,636$68,1583$3,489
Financial Administration 21$112,088$64,0501$1,629
Other and Unallocable 18$81,885$54,5906$7,476
Other Government Administration 18$143,073$95,38215$15,035
Parks and Recreation 13$75,654$69,834193$169,770
Local Libraries 13$63,214$58,35132$21,702
Fire - Other 12$75,580$75,5806$11,057
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$48,722$64,9630$0
Transit 7$20,169$34,5754$5,386
Solid Waste Management 2$10,265$61,5900$0
Judicial and Legal 1$15,297$183,5640$0
Sewerage 1$4,451$53,4120$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 388$3,097,995$95,814279$259,402

Downey government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,242,000 ($10.98)
    Regular Highways: $694,000 ($6.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $316,000 ($2.79)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $27,097,000 ($239.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,875,000 ($122.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,320,000 ($91.25)
    Central Staff Services: $6,652,000 ($58.82)
    Regular Highways: $6,181,000 ($54.65)
    Water Utilities: $6,174,000 ($54.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,801,000 ($33.61)
    Transit Utilities: $3,565,000 ($31.52)
    Health - Other: $3,177,000 ($28.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,009,000 ($17.76)
    Libraries: $1,762,000 ($15.58)
    Sewerage: $1,446,000 ($12.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000 ($4.33)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,388,000 ($12.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $718,000 ($6.35)
    Transit Utilities: $61,000 ($0.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($0.45)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,265,000 ($364.88)

Downey government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,902,000 ($61.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,132,000 ($36.54)
    Sewerage: $1,777,000 ($15.71)
    Regular Highways: $482,000 ($4.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $394,000 ($3.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $835,000 ($7.38)
    Highways: $694,000 ($6.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,288,000 ($29.07)
    Special Assessments: $2,352,000 ($20.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,879,000 ($16.61)
    Rents: $1,015,000 ($8.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $580,000 ($5.13)
    Interest Earnings: $433,000 ($3.83)
    Sale of Property: $124,000 ($1.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,037,000 ($132.96)
    Transit Utilities: $184,000 ($1.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,867,000 ($43.04)
    Highways: $2,330,000 ($20.60)
    General Local Government Support: $91,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Property: $24,813,000 ($219.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,235,000 ($143.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,473,000 ($83.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,219,000 ($10.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,176,000 ($10.40)
    Other License: $1,055,000 ($9.33)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $241,000 ($2.13)

Downey government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,345,000 ($303.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,440,000 ($295.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000 ($8.00)

Downey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,463,000 ($30.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,270,000 ($329.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $710,000 ($6.28)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)
Businesses in Downey, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Journeys1
99 Cents Only Stores1Just Tires1
ALDO1KFC2
AT&T1Kohl's1
Aeropostale1Kroger3
Albertsons1LA Fitness2
Arby's1Lane Bryant1
AutoZone2Lane Furniture2
Avenue1LensCrafters1
Bakers1Little Caesars Pizza2
Bally Total Fitness1Macy's1
Baskin-Robbins1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's7
Blockbuster2Men's Wearhouse1
Burger King2Motherhood Maternity2
CVS3New York & Co1
Carl\s Jr.3Nike10
Casual Male XL1Nissan1
Charlotte Russe1OfficeMax1
Chipotle1Old Navy1
Cinnabon 1Olive Garden1
Circle K1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1PetSmart1
Days Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Dennys1Pizza Hut2
Domino's Pizza2Quiznos1
El Pollo Loco2RadioShack2
Express1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1SAS Shoes1
FedEx11Sears2
Finish Line1Sephora1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel4
Forever 211Staples1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Starbucks3
GNC2T-Mobile7
GameStop2Taco Bell2
Goodwill1Torrid1
H&R Block3Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS6
HomeTown Buffet1Vans6
Honda1Verizon Wireless4
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP1Walgreens2
JCPenney1Wendy's1
Jack In The Box5Wet Seal1
Jamba Juice1YMCA1
Jones New York4

Strongest AM radio stations in Downey:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Downey:

  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Downey:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Downey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 653ft / 199mTotal length
  • $22,345,000Total costs
  • 4,503,824Total average daily traffic
  • 305,194Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,070,560Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Downey, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 91950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 241980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Downey, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Downey)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Downey, CA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 440 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Downey)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Downey)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED353$345,081364$312,8581,127$281,58451$173,95712$2,509,083108$274,7600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$332,92159$330,147160$315,52413$166,4601$1,700,00010$251,7001$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED93$382,234109$352,620556$329,09434$137,8756$1,652,50042$304,0590$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN57$342,34790$319,753281$319,23312$193,0001$7,600,00023$267,3220$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$349,73934$329,309114$337,36910$91,4000$03$363,6670$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Downey, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$339,7594$369,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$318,4167$350,7141$289,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$394,6366$350,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$395,6003$342,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$382,6670$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Downey, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Downey, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 120. The highest number of reported fires - 239 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Downey, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.1%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Downey, CA
    • 87752.1%Outside Fires
    • 36021.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 35020.8%Structure Fires
    • 955.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Downey, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Downey, California:

  • Embassy Suites Hotel Los Angeles - Downey, 8425 Firestone Blvd, Downey, California 90241 , Phone: (562) 861-1900, Fax: (562) 861-8885
  • Comfort Inn Downey, 9438 Firestone Blvd, Downey, California 90241 , Phone: (562) 803-3555, Fax: (562) 803-0551
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Downey, California
Most common first names in Downey, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary51379.2 years
John49173.9 years
William45174.0 years
Robert36870.9 years
James33573.2 years
Charles30673.7 years
George27074.3 years
Joseph25373.6 years
Frank21975.7 years
Margaret20179.5 years
Most common last names in Downey, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16474.5 years
Miller11377.6 years
Johnson11178.3 years
Jones10975.8 years
Brown9875.4 years
Williams9376.5 years
Wilson7875.8 years
Davis7772.5 years
Garcia7368.7 years
Moore6579.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Downey, CA
  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Downey, CA
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 9.6%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood


Downey compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Downey on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 (90670) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (90240) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 141 patent applications in 2008-2020.