Downey, CA 90240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Downey, CA 90240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 863
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,838
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,021
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.955, Longitude -118.117
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Downey, CA 90240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,709
Daytime Population: Workers 5,038
Daytime Population: Residents 13,473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,511
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 25,526
Population in Familes 22,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density2 8,807
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $76,287
Average Household Income $95,286
Per Capita Income $27,849


Total Housing Units 7,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,125 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,306 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $550,268
Average Home Value $601,234


Total Households 7,431
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 6,039
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.67%
Households 0.46% 0.54%
Families 0.47% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Downey, CA 90240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90240 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 711 60th
Population Density # 219 88th
Diversity Index # 505 71st
Median Household Income # 519 71st
Per Capita Income # 996 43rd

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