Downey, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Downey, California Info Snack

Population
112,322
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
8.8%
Median Home
$569,300
Median Income
$75,878
Median Rent
$1,462

Downey SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
4

Downey, CA Crime Report

2,825
Total Crimes
2,514.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.54%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Downey
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,825 2,514.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 352 313.4 441.2 366.7
Murder 4 3.6 4.3 5.0
Robbery 151 134.4 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 167 148.7 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,473 2,201.5 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 344 306.2 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,566 1,394.1 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 563 501.2 358.8 219.9

Downey, CA Cost Of Living

143
Downey's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Downey California National Average
Overall 143 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 211 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100

Downey, CA Photos

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Rankings for Downey in California

Map Of Downey, CA

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Population over time in Downey

Year Population % Change
2019 112,322 -0.5%
2018 112,901 -0.4%
2017 113,358 0.1%
2016 113,223 -0.2%
2015 113,407 0.3%
2014 113,082 0.7%
2013 112,334 0.5%
2012 111,807 0.4%
2011 111,329 0.4%
2010 110,921 -

Race / Ethnicity in Downey

White
14.0% (15,671)
African American
3.3% (3,658)
American Indian
0.1% (83)
Asian
6.8% (7,613)
Hawaiian
0.1% (130)
Other
0.2% (178)
Two Or More
0.9% (1,007)
Hispanic
74.8% (83,982)
Race Downey CA USA
White 14.0% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 3.3% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 6.8% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 74.8% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Downey

Female
51.2% (57,545)
Male
48.8% (54,776)
Gender Downey CA USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Downey for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (13,478)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (10,108)
High School / GED
25.0% (28,080)
Some College
23.0% (25,834)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (8,985)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (17,971)
Master's Degree
5.0% (5,616)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,123)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,123)
Education Downey CA USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Downey, California

Less than $10,000
3.2% (354,522)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (295,718)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (612,171)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.7% (864,381)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (1,384,097)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (2,018,702)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.3% (1,831,074)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.4% (2,175,739)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.4% (832,430)
$200,000 or more
7.7% (863,361)
Income Downey CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.7% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.3% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.4% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.4% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.7% 12.2% 7.7%

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