90242 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Downey, CA 90242 be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about 90242. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 90242 such as Norwalk... and Bellflower. When you’re ready, Trulia has 50 resale and new homes in 90242 lined up for you, including 4 open houses, and 46 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 90242 show a 7% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 90242 for Jul 20 to Oct 19 was $460,000 based on 47 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 90242 was $336, an increase of 1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 90242 for Sep 20 to Oct 20 was $2,000.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

90242 has very low crime relative to the rest of Los Angeles County.

Knowing more about crime activity in 90242 can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in 90242

There are 12 schools in 90242.

Elementary Schools

Ward Elementary School

Public, K - 3


Imperial Elementary School

Public, K - 3


Alameda Elementary School

Public, PK - 3

Middle Schools

West Middle School

Public, 6 - 8


Sussman Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools

Special Education

Public, K - 12


Alternative Opportunity Programs School

Public, 8 - 12


Los Angeles County Rop School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in 90242 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in 90242 commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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