StatisticDowneyCaliforniaNational
Population113,22339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9,12525691
Median age34.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English31%56%79%
Speak Spanish61%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downey is 3464% higher than California
  • The median age in Downey is 6% lower than California
  • In Downey 65.78% of the population is White
  • In Downey 3.78% of the population is Black
  • In Downey 7.14% of the population is Asian

Compare Downey, CA Demographics

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      Downey population breakdown by race

      RaceDowneyCaliforniaNational
      White65.78%61.26%73.35%
      Black3.78%5.85%12.63%
      Asian7.14%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.26%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.20%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race2.81%4.62%3.06%
      Other race20.04%13.28%4.75%
      In Downey, 73.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Downey age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downey, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).