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90242 Zip Code (Downey, CA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 43,552
Zip code population in 2010: 43,497
Zip code population in 2000: 42,444

Houses and condos: 12,855
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,009
% of renters here:

49%
State:

45%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 90242: 135.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 4.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 9,571 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 90242
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.7% ($3,712)
California:

0.7% ($3,729)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,823 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,158 (0.7%)

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Males: 21,134  (48.5%)
Females: 22,418  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 90242:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 90242:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Zip code 90242 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 90242 (2017)
    • 31,57874.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6,48915.3%White
    • 2,6076.1%Asian
    • 2,1165.0%Black
    • 4341.0%Two or more races
    • 1260.3%Some other race
    • 820.2%American Indian
    • 650.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $502,673
90242:

$502,673
California:

$509,400



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in 90242 zip code as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 90242 is 926 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.6 people
California:

3.0 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 90242, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,139 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,139
State:

$72,726

Salary/wage: $40,988 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
Here:

$40,988
State:

$59,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.4% for AGIs below $25k, 86.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 45.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $618 (reported on 24.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$618
California:

$2,146
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,116 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,116
State:

$9,308
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,390 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,390
State:

+$30,460
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,745 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

+$10,745
State:

+$17,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,720 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
90242:

$12,720
California:

$19,557
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $23,593 (31% of AGI, reported on 30.2% of returns)
Here:

$23,593
State:

$34,004

Here:

31.0% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $25k, 12.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 25.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,717 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,717
State:

$4,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,633 (reported on 30.1% of returns)
90242:

$6,633
State:

$14,448
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,427 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,427
State:

$2,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 74.5%
Here:

75%
State:

64%
(% for various income ranges: 72.1% for AGIs below $25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 81.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 90242, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,179 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,179
State:

$58,600

Salary/wage: $36,758 (reported on 86.2% of returns)
Here:

$36,758
State:

$49,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.9% for AGIs below $10k, 79.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $994 (reported on 34.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$994
California:

$2,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,589 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,589
State:

$4,746
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,161 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,161
State:

+$23,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,593 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,593
State:

+$16,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 10.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,904 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
90242:

$2,904
California:

$3,192
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $6,974 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$6,974
California:

$17,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $22,519 (36% of AGI, reported on 35.2% of returns)
Here:

$22,519
State:

$28,113

Here:

36.1% of AGI
State:

25.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.6% for AGIs below $10k, 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 23.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 22.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 24.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,666 (4% of AGI, reported on 30.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,666
State:

$3,923

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,006 (reported on 71.6% of returns)
90242:

$4,006
State:

$10,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,849 (reported on 22.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,849
State:

$1,763

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 75.7%
Here:

76%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 70.1% for AGIs below $10k, 76.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$65,307
California:

$71,805
Downey, CA (90242) map Nearest zip codes: 90241, 90723, 90706, 90240, 90280, 90201.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

60.8%
California:

49.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.8%
California:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 975
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11,292


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 608 (295 now married, 308 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 11,276 (4,087 now married, 7,213 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 90242 with a mortgage: 4,628 (134 second mortgage, 348 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,562

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,223
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.9%
Whole state:

13.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 90242: Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall (A), Los Amigos Golf Course (B), City of Downey Fire Department Station 2 (C), City of Downey Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 90242 include: Church of Christ (A), First Southern Baptist Church of Downey (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), Saint Raymonds Catholic Church (D), Shree Swami Narayan Temple (E), Fire Baptized Holiness Association (F), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Parks in zip code 90242 include: Apollo Park (1), Brookshire Childrens Park (2), Golden Park (3), Independence Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 212010 to 2013
  • 4122000 to 2009
  • 5931990 to 1999
  • 1,0521980 to 1989
  • 1,6421970 to 1979
  • 2,0651960 to 1969
  • 4,6711950 to 1959
  • 1,5801940 to 1949
  • 5491939 or earlier

Zip code 90242 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Downey, CA (90242)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Downey, CA (90242)
  • 92no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 9842 bedrooms
  • 3,6223 bedrooms
  • 1,1804 bedrooms
  • 2645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Downey, CA (90242)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Downey, CA (90242)
  • 342no bedroom
  • 1,8921 bedroom
  • 2,6372 bedrooms
  • 9723 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Downey, CA (90242) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Downey, CA (90242) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 190no vehicle
  • 1,1141 vehicle
  • 2,0982 vehicles
  • 1,5413 vehicles
  • 8454 vehicles
  • 5005+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Downey, CA (90242) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Downey, CA (90242) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 386no vehicle
  • 2,5461 vehicle
  • 2,0712 vehicles
  • 7873 vehicles
  • 2354 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles

  • Zip code 90242 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 90242 household income distribution in 2017
  • 567Less than $10,000
  • 448$10,000 to $14,999
  • 206$15,000 to $19,999
  • 550$20,000 to $24,999
  • 430$25,000 to $29,999
  • 646$30,000 to $34,999
  • 529$35,000 to $39,999
  • 420$40,000 to $44,999
  • 565$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,111$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,624$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,937$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,382$100,000 to $124,999
  • 728$125,000 to $149,999
  • 572$150,000 to $199,999
  • 528$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 90242

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 90242
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 36$90,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 184$200,000 to $249,999
  • 148$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,782$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,398$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,116$500,000 to $749,999
  • 138$750,000 to $999,999
  • 95$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 90242

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 90242
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 4$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 26$450 to $499
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 46$600 to $649
  • 55$700 to $749
  • 117$750 to $799
  • 376$800 to $899
  • 634$900 to $999
  • 1,612$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,548$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,314$1,500 to $1,999
  • 400$2,000 to $2,499
  • 100$2,500 to $2,999
  • 82No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,377.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $463,871.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $497,270
  • Black or African American householders: $586,946
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $441,088
  • Asian householders: $541,568
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $607,745
  • Some other race householders: $506,994
  • Two or more races householders: $497,000
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $508,075

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $502,673
90242:

$502,673
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $409,419 - $616,752

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $561,618
Here:

$561,618
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $357,570
Here:

$357,570
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $184,371
Here:

$184,371
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $351,091
Here:

$351,091
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $423,506
Here:

$423,506
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $38,863
Here:

$38,863
State:

$121,346
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 90242
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,781
  • One, attached: 616
  • Two: 157
  • 3 or 4: 288
  • 5 to 9: 445
  • 10 to 19: 931
  • 20 to 49: 1,392
  • 50 or more: 1,176
  • Mobile homes: 117
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Unemployment: 5.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 90242

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 90242
  • 79.0%16,109Drove a car alone
  • 11.0%2,238Carpooled
  • 2.9%600Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%32Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.7%134Subway or elevated
  • 0.5%101Railroad
  • 0.2%32Taxi
  • 0.0%8Motorcycle
  • 0.5%107Bicycle
  • 1.5%316Walked
  • 3.3%666Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 90242

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 90242
  • 199Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,0815 to 9 minutes
  • 1,77110 to 14 minutes
  • 2,42015 to 19 minutes
  • 2,77320 to 24 minutes
  • 1,36925 to 29 minutes
  • 3,49730 to 34 minutes
  • 52235 to 39 minutes
  • 1,17140 to 44 minutes
  • 2,57845 to 59 minutes
  • 1,90760 to 89 minutes
  • 40390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,322
  • In family households: 39,821 (4,736 male householders, 4,779 female householders)
    5,921 spouses, 16,351 children (15,546 natural, 202 adopted, 604 stepchildren), 2,273 grandchildren, 999 brothers or sisters, 1,479 parents, 1,001 other relatives, 1,716 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,447 (1,216 male householders (924 living alone)), 1,467 female householders (1,167 living alone)), 762 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 242 (877 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,238 2-persons, 2,560 3-persons, 2,106 4-persons, 1,432 5-persons, 605 6-persons, 543 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,091 1-person, 557 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 8 5-persons

5,470 married couples with children.
3,116 single-parent households (672 men, 2,444 women).

30.9% of residents of 90242 zip code speak English at home.
61.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 16% well, 10% not well, 4% not at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% very well, 39% well, 13% not well).
5.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% very well, 12% well, 9% not well, 3% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (57% very well, 24% well, 14% not well, 5% not at all).

Foreign born population: 14,573 (33.5%)
(56.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

33.5%
Whole state:

26.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 9%Costa Rica
  • 8%Burma
  • 6%El Salvador
  • 4%Bangladesh
  • 2%Honduras
  • 2%Colombia
  • 2%Guyana
Most common first ancestries reported in 90242
  • 3%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%Romanian
  • 0%Arab
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5312010 or later
  • 2,1582000 to 2009
  • 2,7581990 to 1999
  • 8,215Before 1990

Zip code 90242 topographic map

There are 409 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 90242.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • LA HEALTH SERVICES RANCHO LOS AMIGOS (7601 EAST IMPERIAL HIGHWAY in DOWNEY, CA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: OFFICES AND CLINICS OF DOCTORS OF MEDICINE
    Business NAICS classification: OFFICES OF PHYSICIANS, MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS.
    Alternative names: LA CO- RANCHO LOS AMIGOS MED SERVICES, RANCHO LOS AMIGOS NATL REHAB CENTER
  • JIFFY LUBE #356 (12556 LAKEWOOD BLVD. in DOWNEY, CA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (California - Used Oil Recycling System ) - USED OIL RECYCLING, USED OIL PROGRAM
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Alternative names: JIFFY LUBE #4
  • MASTER CARBURETORS (8856 ROSECRANS AVE UNIT D in DOWNEY, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MASTERS CARBURETORS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALTERNATIVE/OPPORTUNITY (9300 E. IMPERIAL HWY. in DOWNEY, CA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1995257
    Organizations: LOS ANGELES CO. OFFICE OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • JUVENILE HALL/COMMUNITY (9300 E. IMPERIAL HWY. in DOWNEY, CA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1995240
    Organizations: LOS ANGELES CO. OFFICE OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • FIRESTONE BURK TIRE CO (8041 FIRESTONE BLVD in DOWNEY, CA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: WILLIAM BURK (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • KING LIQUID INCORPORATED (7455 YANKEY STREET in DOWNEY, CA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: JAMES DIETZMANN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EXXON MOBIL OIL CORP (9002 IMPERIAL HWY in DOWNEY, CA)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • LOS ANGELES CO DEPT OF PUBLIC WORKS (11282 S GARFIELD AVE in DOWNEY, CA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: L A COUNTY DEPT OF PUBLIC WORKS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ECONO CLEANERS (12151 DOWNEY AVE in DOWNEY, CA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: IN BAI KIM (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • INDEPENDENT TRANSPORT (12133 BELLFLOWER BLVD in DOWNEY, CA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: NICHOLAS COROMELAS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • L G L TRANSPORTATION (8855 GOLDEN ST in DOWNEY, CA)
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ROBERT J LONG SEE ADDITIONAL SHEET (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LA CO., PROBATION DEPT (7285 QUILL DR in DOWNEY, CA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
    Organizations: L A COUNTY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LOS PATRINOS JUVENILE HALL

Zip code 90242 marital status for males
Zip code 90242 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 8.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 36,988. Population change in the 1990s: +5,456 (+14.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 26,110
  • Northeast: 197
  • Midwest: 827
  • South: 786
  • West: 589

51% of the 90242 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 90% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in California.

91% of the 90242 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Downey, CA (90242)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 323
Here:

6.4%
California:

8.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 166
Here:

5.6%
California:

8.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 520
Here:

14.7%
California:

15.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 91,490Legal occupations
  • 85,138Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 79,019Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 78,761Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 72,285Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,189Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (DOWNEY, CA):

  • ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORP (12214 LAKEWOOD BLVD) : $654,937,791 in 62 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Space Vehicles by Air Force, NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $243,688,221; 2005: $122,169,515; 2006: $289,080,055.

    Biggest contracts:
    $143,903,755 with Air Force for Space Vehicles. Signed on 2004-12-28. Completion date: 2012-12-31.
    $138,304,448, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-22. Completion date: 2012-12-31.
    $63,900,000, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-23. Completion date: 2012-12-31.
    $28,458,133, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-28. Completion date: 2012-12-31.
  • INTERNATIONAL SANI FEM INC (12043 DOLAN AVE; small business) : $100,473 in 6 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Plumbing Fixtures and Accessories, Replenishable Field Medical Sets, Kits, and Outfits, Personal Toiletry Articles, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Sewage and Waste Facilities, and more by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $11,000; 2004: $65,008; 2005: $8,065; 2006: $16,400.

    Biggest contracts:
    $52,000 with Army for Plumbing Fixtures and Accessories. Signed on 2004-02-09. Completion date: 2004-02-27.
    $13,008 with Army for Replenishable Field Medical Sets, Kits, and Outfits. Signed on 2004-09-29. Completion date: 2004-10-15.
    $13,000 with Army for Personal Toiletry Articles. Signed on 2006-04-19. Completion date: 2006-04-30.
    $11,000 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Sewage and Waste Facilities. Signed on 2003-11-28. Completion date: 2003-12-05.
  • CALIFORNIA TRUCK EQUIPMENT (12351 BELLFLOWER BLVD; small business) : $74,960 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $47,110 with Army for Vehicular Furniture and Accessories. Signed on 2004-09-28. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
    $27,850 with Army for Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components. Signed on 2004-02-27. Completion date: 2004-03-01.
  • QUALL'S STUD WELDING PRODUCTS (9455 WASHBURN RD)
    $7,497 with Navy for Miscellaneous Welding Equipment. Signed on 2005-06-22. Completion date: 2005-07-01.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (250-499: 1, 100-249: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 8)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Finance and Insurance: Credit Unions (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Roofing Contractors (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 565 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 189 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 189 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 133 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 4 partial 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 ORIGINATED257$303,348196$266,453638$249,98629$152,6968$2,141,02159$258,3660$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$313,04121$253,84696$282,28311$80,5040$03$175,4071$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$337,24961$278,004364$292,80713$94,5905$2,724,62829$266,8190$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$296,01650$277,163168$290,40710$149,4530$019$287,5240$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$327,12421$293,68076$347,3863$35,9300$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$301,7494$320,205
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$299,8698$312,684
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$393,1844$301,768
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$294,7401$398,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$326,8350$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 90242
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 90242 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 90242 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16973.1 years
Mary16577.9 years
John16272.6 years
Robert13068.9 years
James10472.4 years
Charles9271.7 years
George8572.8 years
Joseph8571.1 years
Frank7174.2 years
Ruth6375.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 90242 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5174.3 years
Brown4275.6 years
Johnson4175.9 years
Williams4174.8 years
Miller3677.0 years
Jones3374.9 years
Davis3172.2 years
Lewis3072.6 years
Garcia2965.7 years
Wilson2871.0 years
Businesses in zip code 90242
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1KFC1
Bally Total Fitness1Kroger1
Bed Bath & Beyond1LA Fitness1
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Carl\s Jr.1Nike1
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Circle K1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
FedEx2Pizza Hut1
GameStop1Quiznos1
Goodwill1Starbucks1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jack In The Box2Taco Bell1
Jamba Juice1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York1Wendy's1
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