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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


Quick Facts About Downey

    The unemployment rate in Downey is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Downey jobs have Increased by 2.50 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Downey's cost of living is 52.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Downey's population is 111,807 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.11 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Downey is $417,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 20.20 percent.
    Downey public schools spend $12,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 23.7 students per teacher in Downey.

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Its a nice city. Just like the rest of Sounthern California it is overrun with illegal aliens. Housing and apartment renting is high,consdireing the age of the homes and... (read more)
downey is average
downey has a decent area in the northeast part but mostly average homes and getting busy driving around the... (read more)
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