Downieville, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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Downieville, California - Basic Facts

The Downieville Census Designated Place had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2019. Downieville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Downieville is located at latitude 39.5593 and longitude -120.8269 in Sierra County. The formal boundaries for the Downieville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sierra County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,930 feet.

The Downieville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583000) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Downieville Census Designated Place is located within West Sierra CCD of Sierra County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Downieville: Downeyville, The Forks, Washingtonville.

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Downieville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Downieville, CA Housing Affordability Index is 97
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Downieville, CA Wealth Index is 75
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 281 (100%)
Population in Households 280 (99.6%)
Population in Families 201 (71.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 88
Diversity Index2 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,714
Average Household Income $66,613
Per Capita Income $34,109
Wealth Index4 75

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $294,444
Housing Affordability Index3 97
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 146
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.04% -0.36%
Households -0.07% -0.28%
Families 0.69% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Downieville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Downieville to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1288 15th
Population Density # 1308 14th
Diversity Index # 1344 12th
Median Household Income # 1044 31st
Per Capita Income # 651 57th

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