Downey SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
5

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Downey, California Info Snack

Downey is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States, 13 mi (21 km) southeast of downtown Los Angeles. It is considered part of the Gateway Cities. The city is the birthplace of the Apollo space program, and is the hometown of Richard and Karen Carpenter. It is also the home of the oldest still operational McDonald's restaurant in the world. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 111,772.
Population
113,358
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
10.7%
Median Home
$479,500
Median Income
$68,162
Median Rent
$1,313

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Map Of Downey, CA

Population over time in Downey

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Downey Per 100k

Crime Downey CA USA
Violent Crime 336.5 449.3 382.9
Murder 2.6 4.6 5.3
Robbery 160.3 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 153.3 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2838.5 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 520.7 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1643.9 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 673.9 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Downey

White
13.8% (15,641)
African American
3.4% (3,908)
American Indian
0.1% (103)
Asian
7.1% (8,080)
Hawaiian
0.5% (513)
Other
0.2% (270)
Two Or More
0.8% (906)
Hispanic
74.0% (83,937)
Race Downey CA USA
White 13.8% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 3.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 7.1% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 74.0% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Downey, California

Less than $10,000
4.0% (453,432)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (362,745)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.1% (691,483)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (1,008,886)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (1,473,654)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (2,357,846)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.8% (1,791,056)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.2% (1,836,399)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (702,819)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (657,476)
Income Downey CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.0% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.1% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.8% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.2% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Downey

Female
50.9% (57,739)
Male
49.1% (55,618)
Gender Downey CA USA
Female 50.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Downey for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.9% (13,463)
9-12th Grade
10.6% (12,023)
High School / GED
24.4% (27,661)
Some College
22.8% (25,821)
Associate's Degree
8.2% (9,344)
Bachelor's Degree
15.5% (17,537)
Master's Degree
5.3% (5,985)
Professional Degree
0.8% (898)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (621)
Education Downey CA USA
< 9th Grade 11.9% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.6% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.4% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 22.8% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.2% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.5% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.3% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.8% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.6% 1.4%

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