Downey is a city located in Southeast Los Angeles County in California, State of United States, is 13 mi southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Downey population in 2023 is estimated to be 112,998, covers city area of 12.57 sq mi (32.55 sq km), ranks fifty-seventh largest city in California State, two-hundred-sixty-third city in the United States. Pico Rivera lies to the northeast, Santa Fe Springs and Norwalk to the east, and Paramount and Bellflower are to the south. Downey population as per 2020 census is 114,355 compared to 2010 population of 111,772 with the increase number of 2,583 people and growth of 2.3 percent.
Below is the Downey population by year:
Downey Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Downey population is 111,127, out of these 55,324 are male, 55,803 are female, The sex ratio of Downey is 99. The median age of the Downey population is 36.6, Downey population by age are, under 18 years is 25,283, 16 years and over is 89,027, 18 years and over is 85,844, 21 years and over is 80,334, 65 years and over is 17,395. 49.8% are male, 50.2% are female, Population of Downey by age percent-wise is, 22.8% are under 18 years old, 80.1% are 16 years and over, 77.2% are 18 years and over, 72.3% are 21 years and over, 12.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 34,011 housing units, The voting population of Downey are 70,818, out of these 34,021 are male voters, 36,797 are female voters, 48.0% are male, 52.0% are female. Downey population in 2022 is estimated to be 112,632, and in 2021 is estimated to be 111,637.
|5 - 9||7,593||6.8%|
|10 - 14||7,329||6.6%|
|15 - 19||7,727||7.0%|
|20 - 24||7,624||6.9%|
|25 - 34||16,355||14.7%|
|35 - 44||13,560||12.2%|
|45 - 54||18,744||16.9%|
|55 - 59||6,290||5.7%|
|60 - 64||5,685||5.1%|
|65 - 74||8,899||8.0%|
|75 - 84||3,603||3.2%|
|85 and over||1,314||1.2%|
Downey Population by Race
White population in Downey, California are 67,098, percentage wise 60.4 percent are whites.
Black population in Downey, California are 2,997, percentage wise 2.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Downey, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Downey are 7,128, percentage wise 6.4 percent are asians, out of these 527 are Asian Indians, 388 are Chinese, 1,881 are Filipinos, 3,664 are Korean, 175 are Vietnamese and 493 are other Asian nationals.
Hispanic population in Downey, California are 87,453. Percentage wise 78.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 62,818 are Mexican people, 287 are Puerto Ricans, 2,671 are Cubans, and 21,677 are other Hispanic or Latinos.
|Population by Race||111,127||Percent|
|Black or African American||2,997||2.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||150||0.1%|
|Other Asian Population||493|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||162||0.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino||87,453||78.7%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||21,677|
Nativity by Place of Birth
According to 2019 estimates, Downey native population is 72,726, out of these 67,230 born in the California state and 4,898 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 38,401, out of these 23,317 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,011 are in Europe, 4,663 in Asia, 379 in Africa, 17,264 in Latin America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Downey are 15,084, out of these 81 are from Europe, 889 are from Asia, 83 from Africa, 13,997 are from Latin America and 34 are from Northern America.
|Nativity by Place of Birth||Population|
|Born in state of residence||67,230|
|Born in other state in the United States||4,898|
|Born outside the United States||598|
|U.S. Island Areas||0|
|Born abroad of American parent(s)||598|
|Born outside of United States||38,401|
|Naturalized U.S. citizen||23,317|
|Not a U.S. citizen||15,084|
According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Downey, California are 34,011, Occupied housing units are 32,073, Rental vacancy rate is 6. Percentage of occupancy is 94, 43.81% of houses are owner occupied and 50.49% of houses are renter occupied in Downey. There are 57.05 percent of one-unit detached, 5.80 percent of one-units attached, 3.80 percent of two-unit houses, 1.09 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.26 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 23.82 percent are available with one vehicle, 35.22 percent are available with two vehicles, 32.20 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 3.07 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Downey rental homes or apartments are 17,172, occupied by Renter, The median value of Downey average rental rate is $1,670.
|Total housing units||34,011|
|Occupied housing units||32,073|
|Occupied housing units percent||94|
|Rental vacancy rate||6|
|3 or 4 units||372|
|Boat, RV, van, etc.||0|
|Average household size of owner-occupied unit||3|
|Average household size of renter-occupied unit||3|
Downey Housing Market
Downey Housing Market
The median value of housing unit in Downey, California is $619,800
|Housing unit value||Units|
|Less than $50,000|
|$50,000 to $99,999|
|$100,000 to $149,999|
|$150,000 to $199,999|
|$200,000 to $299,999|
|$300,000 to $499,999|
|$500,000 to $999,999|
|$1,000,000 or more|