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Population in 2012: 112,873 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 55,851  (49.5%)
Females: 57,022  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
California median age:  35.3 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,676 (it was $45,667 in 2000)
Downey:

$60,676
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,674

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $391,000 (it was $207,400 in 2000)
Downey:

$391,000
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $463,405; Detached houses: $464,022; Townhouses or other attached units: $645,573; In 2-unit structures: $451,471; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $366,969; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $498,706; Mobile homes: $174,274

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,206.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 90240, 90241, 90242.

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  • Hispanic - 78,996 (70.7%)
  • White alone - 19,786 (17.7%)
  • Asian alone - 7,484 (6.7%)
  • Black alone - 3,834 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,071 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 212 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 170 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 219 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Downey: 130.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (4.1%), English (2.8%), Irish (2.6%), Italian (2.1%), United States (1.2%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 119 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 9,089 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Downey:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Downey city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

36,666 residents are foreign born (26.3% Latin America, 5.8% Asia).

This city:  34.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 110 registered sex offenders living in Downey, California as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Downey to the number of sex offenders is 1,026 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,818 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,707 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (9.4 miles , pop. 461,522).

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $217,200
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 79 buildings, average cost: $438,300
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $457,900
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $394,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $411,400
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 118.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,687 (-5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,048 (14.3%)

Area code: 562

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Crime rates in Downey by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 4517074334626
per 100,000 4.14.60.96.30.06.33.62.72.83.75.61.85.3
Rapes 11201725193021172418172320
per 100,000 11.418.315.322.517.027.019.015.522.216.715.920.317.6
Robberies 177208195216238250249289252234199204190
per 100,000 183.4190.3175.3194.6213.2225.1224.9263.6232.9217.5186.0180.4167.2
Assaults 148200224257192161177207172188172161165
per 100,000 153.3183.0201.3231.5172.0145.0159.9188.8159.0174.7160.8142.4145.2
Burglaries 499490556588548579575669712524656769670
per 100,000 516.9448.2499.7529.8490.9521.4519.4610.2658.1487.0613.1680.0589.6
Thefts 1,4301,7931,5941,8192,1101,8511,8972,1752,0382,1052,3722,0541,908
per 100,000 1481.41640.21432.61638.91890.11666.81713.51983.71883.81956.42217.01816.31679.2
Auto thefts 8109991,0641,1691,1131,1021,1441,0521,2309469281,053959
per 100,000 839.1913.8956.31053.2997.0992.31033.4959.51137.0879.2867.4931.1844.0
Arson 3322164442841380444
per 100,000 34.220.114.43.639.425.23.611.97.40.03.73.53.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 279.0302.1289.5338.5316.9329.1325.0350.4354.4319.0328.6312.1293.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 144 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
California average:

2.36

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Downey, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +15,718 (+17.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Downey-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Downey city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/9/1982, a category F2 tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Downey-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2831% 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 the city 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 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 the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from Downey center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Downey:

  • DAVITA-DOWNEY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 8630 FLORENCE AVENUE, SUITE 100)
  • DOWNEY LANDING DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 11611 BELLFLOWER BLVD.)
  • DOWNEY REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, 8333 IOWA STREET, SUITE 100)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR. -DOWNEY (Dialysis Facility, CAPD DEPARTMENT-BASEMENT)
  • ALPHA GENESIS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 8109 2ND STREET, SUITE 3)
  • ARCHANGEL HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 8607 IMPERIAL HWY 200)
  • IMMACULATE HOME HEALTH PROVIDERS (Home Health Center, 7340 FLORENCE AVENUE, SUITE 204)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION TRI CENTRAL HHA (Home Health Center, 12200 BELLFLOWER BLVD)
  • MULTICARE INTERNATIONAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, 7320 FIRESTONE BLVD, STE 212)
  • NETWORK PROVIDERS FOR HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 7860 IMPERIAL HWY, STE A)
  • OPTIMUM CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 7340 FLORENCE AVE, SUITE 219)
  • ST JUDE HOME HEALTH CORP (Home Health Center, 8012 ALAMEDA STREET)
  • DOWNEY ADULT HOME CARE (Hospital, 7943 7TH STREET)
  • DOWNEY ADULT HOME CARE II (Hospital, 10247 WILEY BURKE AVENUE)
  • DOWNEY ADULT HOME CARE III (Hospital, 7446 MULLER STREET)
  • DOWNEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 11500 BROOKSHIRE AVENUE)
  • HOME CARE FORTE INC (Hospital, 7908 QUILL DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, 10000 LAKEWOOD BLVD SUITE 100)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE INC (Hospital, 10642 DOWNEY AVENUE SUITE 205)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSP HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, 12500 BELLFLOWER BLVD)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - DOWNEY (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 9333 IMPERIAL HIGHWAY)
  • LAC/RANCHO LOS AMIGOS NATIONAL REHABILITATION CTR (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 7601 EAST IMPERIAL HIGHWAY)
  • MIMIS HOMES (Hospital, 7142 DE PALMA STREET)
  • RIO HONDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 8300 E TELEGRAPH ROAD)
  • BROOKFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 9300 TELEGRAPH ROAD)
  • DOWNEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 13007 S. PARAMOUNT BLVD.)
  • DOWNEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 8425 IOWA STREET)
  • DOWNEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, 11500 BROOKSHIRE AVE)
  • LAKEWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 12023 LAKEWOOD BLVD.)
  • LOS ANGELES CTY RANCHO LOS AMIGOS MED (Nursing Home, 7601 E IMPERIAL HWY)

Political contributions by individuals in Downey, CA

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.

Local government website: www.downeyca.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downey:

  • Cerritos College (about 4 miles; Norwalk, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,782)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 9,540)
  • Biola University (about 7 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 4,364)
  • East Los Angeles College (about 8 miles; Monterey Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,738)
  • Long Beach City College (about 8 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 9,070)
  • Rio Hondo College (about 8 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 9 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 8,354)

Public high schools in Downey:

Private high schools in Downey:

  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 1,046; Location: 12808 WOODRUFF AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST MATTHIAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 7851 GARDENDALE ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • IMMACULATE HEART ACADEMY (Students: 12; Location: 8561 VIA AMORITA; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Downey:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Downey:

  • ST RAYMOND SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 12320 PARAMOUNT BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 10441 DOWNEY AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP - ADESTE (Students: 288; Location: 10441 S DOWNEY AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CREATIVE BEGINNINGS (Students: 168; Location: 10910 PARAMONT BLVD; Grades: KG - 5)
  • CREATIVE BEGINNINGS (Students: 160; Location: 8033 3RD ST; Grades: KG - 5)
  • ST MARK'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 10354 DOWNEY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 123; Location: 7515 FIRESTONE BLVD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • RANCHO LOS AMIGOS CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 93; Location: 7755 GOLONDRINAS ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DOWNEY CHRISTIAN EARLY LEARNING CTR (Students: 78; Location: 10335 PARAMOUNT BLVD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 13200 CLARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Downey, School District: DOWNEY UNIFIED

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.

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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).

 
Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0906. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0906
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.425. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.425
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.963. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.963
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 19.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 30.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Downey, CA

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 mentally retarded

Downey compared to California state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Downey, California:

  • Embassy Suites Hotel Los Angeles - Downey, 8425 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241 , Phone: (562) 861-1900, Fax: (562) 861-8885
  • Comfort Inn, 9438 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241 , Phone: (562) 803-3555, Fax: (562) 803-0551
  • Days Inn-stonewood, 11102 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90241 , Phone: (562) 861-0931
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 9066 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241 , Phone: (800) 465-4329, Fax: (760) 438-2024
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Downey, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Downey travel time to work - commute


Downey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$99,944$57,1111$1,674
Other Government Administration 21$151,894$86,7973$6,104
Judicial and Legal 1$15,730$188,7600$0
Police Protection - Officers 108$956,610$106,2900$0
Police - Other 48$209,152$52,28823$21,994
Firefighters 70$623,657$106,9130$0
Fire - Other 14$69,783$59,8146$11,055
Streets and Highways 31$177,454$68,6921$764
Welfare 8$26,535$39,8033$1,935
Solid Waste Management 2$9,283$55,6980$0
Sewerage 2$12,757$76,5420$0
Parks and Recreation 11$62,435$68,111154$120,758
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12$55,797$55,7971$2,500
Water Supply 26$136,606$63,0491$3,097
Local Libraries 15$68,754$55,00342$34,069
Other and Unallocable 23$105,276$54,9277$9,578
Totals for Government 413$2,781,667$80,823242$213,528

Downey government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,799,000 ($24.80)
    Regular Highways: $280,000 ($2.48)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $24,287,000 ($215.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,865,000 ($113.98)
    Water Utilities: $7,175,000 ($63.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,555,000 ($58.07)
    Regular Highways: $6,151,000 ($54.49)
    Financial Administration: $2,720,000 ($24.10)
    Transit Utilities: $2,498,000 ($22.13)
    Health - Other: $2,403,000 ($21.29)
    Libraries: $2,189,000 ($19.39)
    Central Staff Services: $2,160,000 ($19.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,007,000 ($17.78)
    General - Other: $1,884,000 ($16.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,050,000 ($9.30)
    Sewerage: $1,012,000 ($8.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $456,000 ($4.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $421,000 ($3.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,365,000 ($29.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $715,000 ($6.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,136,000 ($302.43)

Downey government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,938,000 ($43.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,822,000 ($33.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $470,000 ($4.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000 ($1.86)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($1.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,425,000 ($21.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,837,000 ($16.27)
    Highways: $202,000 ($1.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $300,000 ($2.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,526,000 ($48.96)
    Interest Earnings: $3,743,000 ($33.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,072,000 ($18.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,751,000 ($15.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,158,000 ($10.26)
    Special Assessments: $1,088,000 ($9.64)
    Rents: $1,038,000 ($9.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,077,000 ($80.42)
    Transit Utilities: $9,000 ($0.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,979,000 ($97.27)
    All Other: $2,680,000 ($23.74)
    Highways: $2,540,000 ($22.50)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,755,000 ($130.72)
    Property: $13,699,000 ($121.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,743,000 ($77.46)
    Other License: $1,738,000 ($15.40)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,129,000 ($10.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,022,000 ($9.05)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $536,000 ($4.75)

Downey government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,331,000 ($375.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,315,000 ($374.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($0.14)

Downey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,451,000 ($136.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,691,000 ($590.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,897,000 ($34.53)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Downey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 55
Total length: 508 meters (1,667ft)
Total costs: $39,813,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,171,410
Total average daily truck traffic: 248,372

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 12
  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 26
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Downey, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Downey)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Downey, CA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 404 (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: 37 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 21

Incident types - Downey


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Downey, CA

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
Businesses in Downey, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Just 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
Casual Male XL1Nike10
Charlotte Russe1OfficeMax1
Chipotle1Old Navy1
Cinnabon 1Olive Garden1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Panda Express1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Days Inn1PetSmart1
Dennys1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza2Pizza Hut2
El Pollo Loco2Quiznos1
Express1RadioShack2
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid1
FedEx11SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sephora1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel4
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks3
GameStop2T-Mobile7
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
HomeTown Buffet1UPS6
Hot Topic1Vans6
IHOP1Verizon Wireless4
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jack In The Box5Walgreens2
Jamba Juice1Wendy's1
Jones New York4Wet Seal1
Journeys1YMCA1
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  • Michael C. Raley (3)

Total of 116 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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