Whittier SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
4

Whittier Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Whittier Info Snack

Whittier (/wtir/) is a city in Southern California located within Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 85,331, reflecting an increase of 1,631 from the 83,680 counted in the 2000 Census, and encompasses 14.7 square miles (38.0 km2). Like nearby Montebello, the city constitutes part of the Gateway Cities. Whittier was incorporated in February 1898 and became a charter city in 1955. The city is named for the poet John Greenleaf Whittier and is home to Whittier College.
Population
86,630
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$458,500
Median Income
$67,431
Median Rent
$1,222

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Map Of Whittier, CA

Population over time in Whittier

Year Population % Change
2016 86,630 -0.1%
2015 86,688 0.3%
2014 86,400 0.7%
2013 85,832 0.5%
2012 85,423 0.3%
2011 85,161 0.2%
2010 84,997 -

Crime in Whittier Per 100k

Crime Whittier CA USA
Violent Crime 293.6 445.3 386.3
Murder 2.3 4.9 5.3
Robbery 110.4 139.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 157.1 265.9 248.5
Property Crime 3175.5 2553.0 2450.7
Burglary 531.5 479.8 468.9
Larceny 2200.1 1623.0 1745.0
Car Theft 443.9 450.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Whittier

White
24.3% (21,063)
African American
1.2% (1,038)
American Indian
0.1% (73)
Asian
4.6% (3,956)
Hawaiian
0.1% (97)
Other
0.4% (336)
Two Or More
1.2% (1,008)
Hispanic
68.2% (59,059)
Race Whittier CA USA
White 24.3% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 1.2% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 68.2% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Whittier, California

Less than $10,000
4.5% (3,898)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (3,465)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (7,363)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (7,883)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (10,049)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (14,293)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (11,868)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.6% (15,246)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (6,843)
$200,000 or more
6.5% (5,630)
Income Whittier CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.6% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 6.5% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in Whittier

Female
51.2% (44,380)
Male
48.8% (42,249)
Gender Whittier CA USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Whittier for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.4% (6,402)
9-12th Grade
8.5% (7,360)
High School / GED
23.9% (20,663)
Some College
25.8% (22,316)
Associate's Degree
9.7% (8,406)
Bachelor's Degree
15.5% (13,446)
Master's Degree
7.4% (6,386)
Professional Degree
1.2% (1,066)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (580)
Education Whittier CA USA
< 9th Grade 7.4% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 8.5% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 23.9% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 25.8% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.7% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 15.5% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 7.4% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.2% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.6% 1.3%

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