Downey employment information

Income per capita$23,216$29,906$28,555
Median household income$60,374$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$80,883$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$45,585$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$35,507$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$26,908$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level12.0%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Downey is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Downey is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Downey is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Downey is 23% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Downey median earnings by income bracket

Downey employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%0.9%
Manufacturing sector17.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services4.0%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%17.3%
Public administration4.5%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%3.8%
Education, health & social services11.8%31.9%

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Downey, CA113,082$60,37413%

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Murfreesboro, TN114,660$50,3376%
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Source: The Downey, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.