ZIP Code 90242 - Downey California

ZIP Code 90242 is located in Downey California. 90242 is entirely within Los Angeles County. Regionally, 90242 is located in Metro Los Angeles.

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ZIP Code 90242 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameDowney
Primary CountyLos Angeles County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)41,685
Area Code(s)562
Current Time

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90242 Demographics

90242 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in California based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 90242 is Hispanic. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 90242 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 90242 is 4.8%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density9,374 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,052
Percentage High Income Households0.6%
Median Household Income (2021)$75,005
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$340,240
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)4.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 60.29%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 90.05%

90242 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American4080.75%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander2310.42%

90242 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American100.15%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander170.25%

90242 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,5237.54%
Bachelor Degree3,31516.41%
High School Diploma6,28731.12%
No High School Diploma6923.43%
GED or Alternate8474.19%
1 or More Years of College4,18320.71%
Associates Degree1,9969.88%
Masters Degree9974.94%
Professional Degree2581.28%
Doctorate Degree1030.51%

90242 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 90242
RegionMetro Los Angeles
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaLos Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Area4 Square Miles

90242 Politics

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90242 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 10b: 35F to 40F
Average First Frost DateJanuary 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateJanuary 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCsa - Hot-Summer Mediterranean Climate

90242 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)47485053576064656358514655
Avg Max Temp (°F)68686972747882848278736875
Avg Precip (In.)3.163.582.

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