|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Downey is 111,645. Downey, California is the 273rd largest city in the US.
Downey is located entirely in Los Angeles County.
The peak population of Downey was in 2020, when its population was 114,118. In 2020, Downey was the 263rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 273rd largest city in the US. Downey is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Downey has grown 3.8% since the 2000. Downey, California's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Downey has a population density of 9,008.1 people per square mile.
|279||San Buenaventura (Ventura)||109,925||8.5%|
|267||Las Cruces, New Mexico||112,914||53.4%|
|274||Pompano Beach, Florida||111,348||10.9%|
|275||Miami Gardens, Florida||110,867||10.0%|
|278||Costa Mesa, California||110,750||1.1%|
|279||San Buenaventura (Ventura), California||109,925||8.5%|
The total voting age population of Downey, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 71,956. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Downey are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Downey are 61.1% White, 25.1% Other, 6.9% Asian, 3.4% Black, 2.8% Two or more races, 0.5% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 74.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Downey, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.6%. On a per-household basis, 7.5% of families are below the poverty line in Downey.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.9% of Downey residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.6% of Downey residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Downey residents aged 5 and older, 68.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 60.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Downey is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Downey, 15.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Downey is $75,878.
In Downey, 49.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.1% of housing units in Downey.
Of all the housing units in Downey, 2.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Downey, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Downey is $1,462.
In Downey, 86.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.