Downey Real Estate Market Overview

Could Downey, CA 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 Downey. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Downey such as Norwalk and... Bellflower. When you’re ready, Trulia has 147 resale and new homes in Downey lined up for you, including 27 open houses, and 153 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$505,500

Median Sales Price

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$345

Price Per Sqft

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$2,500

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Downey show a 9% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Downey for Jun 29 to Sep 28 was $505,500 based on 129 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Downey was $345, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Downey for Aug 29 to Sep 29 was $2,500.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Downey 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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339

Counts of Theft

67

Counts of Theft of Vehicle

66

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Downey

There are 23 schools in Downey.

Elementary Schools
8

Unsworth Elementary School

Public, K - 5

7

Ward Elementary School

Public, K - 3

7

Price Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
8

Griffiths Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

8

West Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

East Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
7

Downey High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Warren High School

Public, 9 - 12

2

Columbus Continuation School

Public, 10 - 12


Demographics

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

Single residents
17%
Single residents
Home owners
64%
Home owners
Median age
35
Median age
Household income
$62,804
Median household income
College educated
27%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Downey 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
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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