Downieville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Downieville Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sierra County at latitude 39.5593 and longitude -120.8269. Sierra County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,930 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Downieville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Downieville: The Forks, Washingtonville.Photos of the local Downieville, CA area
|Population in Households||271|
|Population in Familes||194|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.91|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||221 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||96 (43.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||46 (20.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||79 (35.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$205,769|
|Average Home Value||$270,876|
|Median Household Income||$50,000|
|Average Household Income||$59,085|
|Per Capita Income||$30,322|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
The table below compares Downieville to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1299||15th|
|Population Density1||# 1310||14th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1395||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 865||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 526||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.