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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8341 Otto Street, Downey

$795,000

8341 Otto Street, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,708 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW21160712
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7819 Irwingrove Drive, Downey

$1,050,000

7819 Irwingrove Drive, Downey

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,780 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21162966
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12038 Horley Avenue, Downey

$769,900

12038 Horley Avenue, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,552 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW21166228
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10406 Rives Avenue, Downey

$988,000

10406 Rives Avenue, Downey

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,175 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21166061
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9934 Pomering Road, Downey

$979,000

9934 Pomering Road, Downey

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,059 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW21165680
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7820 4th Street, Downey

$799,900

7820 4th Street, Downey

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,282 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21164703
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11816 Downey Avenue, Downey

$3,500,000

11816 Downey Avenue, Downey

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Residential Income MLS® # DW21165202
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10609 Stamps Road, Downey

$725,000

10609 Stamps Road, Downey

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,122 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21766020
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9223 Samoline Avenue, Downey

$1,025,000

9223 Samoline Avenue, Downey

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,010 SqFt Residential MLS® # OC21164747
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7619 Fontana Street, Downey

$845,000

7619 Fontana Street, Downey

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,790 SqFt Residential MLS® # SW21162776
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7425 Rundell Street, Downey

$795,000

7425 Rundell Street, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,804 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21163522
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10750 Woodruff Avenue, Downey

$775,000

10750 Woodruff Avenue, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,264 SqFt Residential MLS® # RS21163509
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10545 Western Avenue, Downey

$825,000

10545 Western Avenue, Downey

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Residential Income MLS® # PW21163029
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8531 Byers, Downey

$738,000

8531 Byers, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,554 SqFt Residential MLS® # CV21159370
13610 Klondike Avenue, Downey

$569,000

13610 Klondike Avenue, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,194 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21161334
10613 Shellyfield Road, Downey

$829,999

10613 Shellyfield Road, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,472 SqFt Residential MLS® # TR21159447
9325 Foster Road, Downey

$599,000

9325 Foster Road, Downey

4 Beds 1 Bath 1,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21762580
7964 Harper Avenue, Downey

$899,000

7964 Harper Avenue, Downey

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,923 SqFt Residential MLS® # DW21159035
9383 E Farm Street, Downey

$859,000

9383 E Farm Street, Downey

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,997 SqFt Residential MLS® # CV21155704
7308 Quill Drive # 164, Downey

$460,000

7308 Quill Drive # 164, Downey

2 Beds 1 Bath 809 SqFt Residential MLS® # PW21155551

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 $1.1M
Lowest Price $250
Highest Price $5.5M
Total Listings 64
Avg. Days On Market 42
Avg. Price/SQFT $478

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.

For more information about Downey Real Estate, please contact our office at 323 412-9060(Los Angeles).

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