Downey, CA Real Estate

Downey, California is a small, suburban town of office complexes and research facilities. The broad, flat plains and pleasant weather made it an ideal home for the Native Americans and then later the Spanish, who used the fertile soil and natural springs to grow crops. Later, in the 19th century, European immigrants (including many Irish) settled in the area to farm wheat and fruit, and to sell that fresh produce to nearby Los Angeles. Downey retains a strong farming community and a farmer's market, renowned as one of the largest and most diverse in southern California. Local farms and fresh fruit is within driving distance, and many of the city's grocery stores stock fresh fruit grown only a mile or two away...[read more]

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9030 Irwingrove Drive, Downey

$798,800

9030 Irwingrove Drive, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,506 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW22006691
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8719 Alameda Street, Downey

$879,950

8719 Alameda Street, Downey

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,680 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW22003628
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7604 Stewart And Gray Road # A, Downey

$649,775

7604 Stewart And Gray Road # A, Downey

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,712 SqFt Residential MLS® # OC22011823
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8603 Springer Street, Downey

$825,000

8603 Springer Street, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,692 SqFt Residential MLS® # SW22010231
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11912 Tristan Drive, Downey

$805,000

11912 Tristan Drive, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,474 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW22010538
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7952 Brunache Street, Downey

$499,900

7952 Brunache Street, Downey

1 Bed 1 Bath 780 SqFt Residential MLS® # CV22003842
11712 Horton Avenue, Downey

$674,900

11712 Horton Avenue, Downey

2 Beds 1 Bath 828 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW22005825
8312 Cheyenne Street, Downey

$600,000

8312 Cheyenne Street, Downey

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,077 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW22007234
11668 Lakewood Boulevard, Downey

$550,000

11668 Lakewood Boulevard, Downey

2 Beds 2 Baths 984 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW22003408
9513 Casanes Avenue, Downey

$849,000

9513 Casanes Avenue, Downey

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,712 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW22005541
7954 Lyndora Street, Downey

$1,038,800

7954 Lyndora Street, Downey

5 Beds 6 Baths 3,273 SqFt Residential MLS® # IV22005529
11410 Brookshire Avenue # 427, Downey

$365,000

11410 Brookshire Avenue # 427, Downey

2 Beds 2 Baths 888 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW22003988
9191 Florence Avenue # 22, Downey

$560,000

9191 Florence Avenue # 22, Downey

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,535 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW22003876
11410 Dolan Avenue # 134, Downey

$315,000

11410 Dolan Avenue # 134, Downey

1 Bed 1 Bath 573 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW21254650
10035 Haledon Avenue # 13, Downey

$539,100

10035 Haledon Avenue # 13, Downey

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,243 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21113935
10232 Lesterford Avenue, Downey

$1,900,000

10232 Lesterford Avenue, Downey

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,676 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW21267551
7700 Bangle Rd Lot#11 Road, Downey

$260,000

↓ $617,000

7700 Bangle Rd Lot#11 Road, Downey

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # 21107825
8102 Leeds Street, Downey

$999,999

8102 Leeds Street, Downey

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,929 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21253665
10409 Birchdale Avenue, Downey

$929,000

10409 Birchdale Avenue, Downey

6 Beds 4 Baths 2,246 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21246731
10400 Downey Avenue # 203, Downey

$450,000

10400 Downey Avenue # 203, Downey

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,353 SqFt Residential MLS® # AR21243708

Downey

Downey, CA is located in the southeastern portion of Los Angeles County. Despite having only about 110,000 residents, it was the birthplace of the Apollo space program, home to the world's first Taco Bell, and also has one of the first McDonalds restaurants, one of the oldest Big Boy restaurants, and the world famous Johnie's Broiler. It is thus a popular suburban town for those living in Los Angeles, offering big-city opportunities without big-city hassle or traffic. It is also home to a wide selection of single-family homes, apartments and larger dwellings, making it ideal for a large number of families.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.5M
Lowest Price $260K
Highest Price $14.2M
Total Listings 37
Avg. Days On Market 89
Avg. Price/SQFT $494

Property Types (active listings)

Downey, CA Food Options

The rapid availability of inexpensive food fresh from the farm has also led to the area's development as a home for enterprising restauranteurs. Most notably, the first Taco Bell in the world was opened in Downey, as was one of the first McDonald's. Johnie's Broiler, a world-famous restaurant that has been immortalized in many films as the ideal "local eatery" is also located in Downey, as is one of the major Big Boy outlets. There have also been some very popular newer openings such as Lock & Key Social Drinkery and Kitchen, Green Olive, Gaucho Grill, and Porto's bakery. Coca-Cola also operates a major bottling facility in the area, thanks to the availability of water and the demand of the nearby Los Angeles.

Aerospace History in Downey

The large, flat plains of Downey have also made it popular with aviation pioneers. The clear weather and absence of high winds and rain for most of the year make the region ideal for testing new aircraft. It was thus home to many early aircraft manufacturers, as well as NASA. In fact, the Apollo Space Program was born in Downey, taking advantage of the many large testing facilities and office complexes to work out the science and physics before heading out to Texas and Florida for the testing and application.

Breakdown of Demographic and Housing options in Downey, CA

Because of the large and suburban population in Downey, there have been a large of middle-class single-family housing developments. However, there are also many smaller houses, apartment complexes, and even a few mansions, enabling local real estate agents to offer just about any sort of housing situation that any family or person could want. Downey has its own public school system, offering a great selection of elementary, middle, and high schools. Additionally, there are a number of private schools, both religious and secular, which gives parents a great amount of choice when it comes to the education of their children.

Downey also has its own public library system, in addition to outreach and educational opportunities offered by local businesses, which helps ensure both employment for local students and a steady stream of highly talented employees for local businesses.

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