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Welcome to Downey ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Downey has a population of 111,126 people<2> (see below for details).
Downey was incorporated December 17, 1956.
The community of Downey is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Downey lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Downey is located in the (562) area code.
The ZIP codes for Downey: 90239-90242<4>
Websites for Downey ...
Official Website: www.downeyca.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.downeychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Downey had an population of 111,126 people. This is a decrease of 0.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Downey had a population of 111,772 people. This makes Downey the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Downey represents 0.3% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 111,772 people, the population of Downey increased 4.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 107,323 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Downey.
Communities Also Named Downey ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Downey - they are located in Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Downey.
Communities near Downey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Downey.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Downey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Downey.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Downey. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Downey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Downey. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Downey.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Downey ...
Looking for more information about Downey? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Downey, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Downey.
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The official website for Downey: www.downeyca.org/
The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Jul 2020