Downey City PUMA, CA

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2020 Population
109,815
1.15% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
35.5
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
8.34%
5.59% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$75,875
0.00791% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$582,800
2.16% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Downey City PUMA, CA had a population of 110k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $75,875. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Downey City PUMA, CA declined from 111,096 to 109,815, a −1.15% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,869 to $75,875, a 0.00791% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Downey City PUMA, CA are White (Hispanic) (38.7%), Other (Hispanic) (28.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.89%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6.13%).

66.1% of the households in Downey City PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.4% of the residents in Downey City PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (South)--Downey City PUMA, CA are Downey Adult School (498 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Downey City PUMA, CA was $582,800, and the homeownership rate was 48.6%.

Most people in Downey City PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Downey City PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Downey City PUMA, CA is home to a population of 110k people, from which 88.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 31.4% of Downey City PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (34.4k people).

In 2020, there were 1.37 times more White (Hispanic) residents (42.5k people) in Downey City PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.1k Other (Hispanic) and 15.4k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Downey City PUMA, CA are Spanish (59,818 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (2,238 households), and Korean (1,715 households).

Citizenship

88.4%
2020 Citizenship
87.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 88.4% of Downey City PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Downey City PUMA, CA was 87.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Downey City PUMA, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    42.5k ± 2.19k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    31.1k ± 2.31k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.4k ± 1.23k
74.1%
Hispanic Population
81.4k people

In 2020, there were 1.37 times more White (Hispanic) residents (42.5k people) in Downey City PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.1k Other (Hispanic) and 15.4k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

74.1% of the people in Downey City PUMA, CA are hispanic (81.4k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

31.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
34.4k people
32.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
36.2k people

As of 2020, 31.4% of Downey City PUMA, CA residents (34.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Downey City PUMA, CA was 32.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    59,818 households (57.8%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    2,238 households (2.16%)
  3. Korean
    1,715 households (1.66%)

66.1% of the households in Downey City PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Downey City PUMA, CA was Spanish. 57.8% of the households in Downey City PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    774 ± 193
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    577 ± 334
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    383 ± 127

Downey City PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Downey City PUMA, CA employs 50.6k people. The largest industries in Downey City PUMA, CA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,450 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,339 people), and Construction (3,024 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($115,878), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($109,544), and Administration of economic programs & space research ($103,893).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
23,850
Women
47.2%
26,723
Men
52.8%

The workforce of Downey City PUMA, CA in 2020 was 50,573 people, with 47.2% woman, and 52.8% men.

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Occupations

50.6k
2020 Value
−0.39%
1 Year decline
± −0.39%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Downey City PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −0.39%, from 50.8k employees to 50.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Downey City PUMA, CA, are Cashiers (1,445 people), Retail salespersons (1,436 people), and Customer service representatives (1,407 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Downey City PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.6k
2020 Value
−0.39%
1 Year decline
± −0.39%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Downey City PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −0.39%, from 50.8k employees to 50.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Downey City PUMA, CA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,450 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,339 people), and Construction (3,024 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Downey City PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Downey City PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,551
Median earning men ± $2,267
$34,287
Median earning women ± $1,743

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($74,432), Information ($72,715), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,821).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,625), Information ($54,405), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,560).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Downey City PUMA, CA awarded 498 degrees. The student population of Downey City PUMA, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 243 male students and 887 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Downey City PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (399 and 80.1%), followed by Asian (41 and 8.23%), Black or African American (21 and 4.22%), and White (20 and 4.02%).

The largest universities in Downey City PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Downey Adult School (498 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (South)--Downey City PUMA, CA are Medical Assistant (191 and 38.4%), Medical Insurance Specialist (93 and 18.7%), and Pharmacy Technician (71 and 14.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.75% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 3.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Downey City PUMA, CA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (22.9k), Some college (21.5k), and Secondary Education (15k).

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The median property value in Downey City PUMA, CA was $582,800 in 2020, which is 2.54 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $570,500 to $582,800, a 2.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Downey City PUMA, CA is 48.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Downey City PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 32.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Downey City PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Downey City PUMA, CA is $75,875. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Downey City PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

Property

$582,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,341
$16,032
Median Property Taxes
±$924

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Downey City PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Downey City PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

48.6%
Homeownership
2020
75.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 48.6% of the housing units in Downey City PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Downey City PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Downey City PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$75,875
Median Household Income
± $2,244
33k
Number of Households
± 1,466

In 2020, the median household income of the 33k households in Downey City PUMA, CA grew to $75,875 from the previous year's value of $75,869.

The following chart displays the households in Downey City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.419
2020 Wage GINI in Downey City PUMA, CA
0.416
2019 Wage GINI in Downey City PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in Downey City PUMA, CA was 0.419 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.809% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Downey City PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Downey City PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.7%)

In 2020, 78.3% of workers in Downey City PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (3.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

32.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Downey City PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (32.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.09% of the workforce in Downey City PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Downey City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Downey City PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Downey City PUMA, CA (9.1k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Downey City PUMA, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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91.2% of the population of Downey City PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 8.35% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.365% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 24.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.8%
Uninsured
49.3%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
8.35%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.365%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Downey City PUMA, CA declined by 14.8% from 10.3% to 8.8%.

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