Downey, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 34,759 housing units in Downey. This represents a 1.3% growth from 34,302 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 34,759 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Downey is about 51.8%. Downey's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.2%. Average household size is 3.11 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Downey were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type7.80%
One Bedroom22.70%
Two Bedrooms31.20%
Three Bedrooms30.10%
Four Bedrooms6.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.31
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$209,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$177,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$759

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage9.80%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage57.50%
Debt Free27.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%