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Downey is a city in Bannock County, in the Pocatello metro area.

The community was named for a railroad official

The latitude of Downey is 42.428N. The longitude is -112.123W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,865 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 599.


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Median household income
Local
$26,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Downey demographic reports
Grew after construction of an irrigation canal in 1910
Local festivals include:
  • South Bannock County Fair - Aug. 6-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Downey web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Downey demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bannock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pocatello area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83234 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Downey residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Downey ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Downey was $11,908, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Downey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Downey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.


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Libraries in Downey include South Bannock District ... View libraries

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Bannock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Downey political report.

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The average commute time for Downey workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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