Downey, CA

113,267 Population
12.4 square miles 9,128.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 56th Highest in CA
Population Density
9,128.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.9%
was 38.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
32.5%
was 35.0%
Ranked 47th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
26.1%
was 21.1%
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
10.3%
was 10.6%
Ranked 109th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 6
Ranked 22nd Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.7%
was 9.6%
Ranked 29th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$65,332
was $69,860
Ranked 69th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.5
39.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.1
was 6.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
291.9
was 287.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,520.2
was 2,907.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
34,039
was 35,209
Ranked 77th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,337
was $1,275
Ranked 85th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
56
 
Occupied Housing Units
32,646
was 32,932
 
Homeownership Rate
45.4%
was 52.0%
Ranked 105th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
56
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,743.3
was 2,837.6
Ranked 27th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.2%
was 12.6%
Ranked 100th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.4
was 3.4
Ranked 31st Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.0%
was 91.4%
Ranked 125th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.9%
Ranked 96th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 96.4%
Ranked 31st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.2%
was 75.8%
Ranked 82nd Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.7%
was 20.2%
Ranked 87th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
90.1%
was 91.3%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0.5%
was 1.0%
 
Revenue
 
$126,750,853
$100,912,444
 
Expenditure
 
$108,415,942
$90,618,523
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,110
was $891
 
Expenditure per Capita
$950
was $800
 

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