Zip Code 90240 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDowney
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Los Angeles
Area Code562
Current Population:25876
Racial Majority: 19.79%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 88.1%
Unemployment Rate:10.5%
Median Household Income$71838
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69820
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range112 - 141 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.95681200, -118.11821400

Zip Code 90240 Description

Zip Code 90240 is located in the state of California in the Reno metro area. Zip code 90240 is primarily located in Los Angeles County. The official US Postal Service name for 90240 is DOWNEY, California. Portions of zip code 90240 are contained within or border the city limits of Downey, CA, Commerce, CA, Bell Gardens, CA, and Pico Rivera, CA. The area code for zip code 90240 is 562. 90240 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 90240 is 10.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 90240 increased to 25876 from 24891 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 90240 is while the majority ethnicity attending 90240 public schools is Hispanic. 64.6% of students in 90240 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5202 19.79% 5099 +2%
 Black Or African American 671 2.55% 559 +20%
 Hispanic 18589 70.72% 17702 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 44 -100%
 Asian 1652 6.28% 2166 -24%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 38 -100%
 Other Race 26 0.1% 26 -4%
 Two Or More Races 242 0.56% 242 -39%

Zip Code 90240 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6.3%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 88.1%
 Asian 3.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 90240 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2587624891
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households7632
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$71838
Income Under $50K Per Year32.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year30.40%
90240 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
California District 40Lucille Roybal-AllardDemocrat
California District 38Linda S?nchezDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$520122
Average Real Estate Sale Price$409622
Current Unemployment Level 10.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago17.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 10b: 35F to 40F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 10a: 30F to 35F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsa - Hot-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion
Average First Frost DatesJanuary 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesJanuary 1 - 10

Zip Code 90240 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)46485052576063646358504655
Avg Max Temp (°F)68696973747983848379736975
Avg Precip (In.)3.23.642.84.72.23.08.03.14.28.41.161.8314.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA
CBSA Type90240
CBSA Population13331266
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours