Whittier, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Whittier, California Info Snack

Population
84,821
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
9.5%
Median Home
$598,000
Median Income
$76,026
Median Rent
$1,407

Whittier SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
4

Whittier, CA Crime Report

1,871
Total Crimes
2,199.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-6.26%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Whittier
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,871 2,199.3 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 237 278.6 442.0 387.8
Murder 6 7.1 5.6 6.5
Robbery 80 94.0 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 131 154.0 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,634 1,920.7 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 257 302.1 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,065 1,251.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 312 366.7 427.6 246.0

Whittier, CA Cost Of Living

142
Whittier's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Whittier California National Average
Overall 142 140 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 113 113 100
Health 107 115 100
Housing 214 198 100
Transportation 137 134 100
Utilities 89 126 100

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Rankings for Whittier in California

Map Of Whittier, CA

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Population over time in Whittier

Year Population % Change
2020 84,821 -2.0%
2019 86,523 -0.4%
2018 86,852 0.3%
2017 86,630 -0.1%
2016 86,688 0.3%
2015 86,400 0.7%
2014 85,832 0.5%
2013 85,423 0.3%
2012 85,161 0.2%
2011 84,997 -

Race / Ethnicity in Whittier

White
24.5% (20,823)
African American
1.2% (1,058)
American Indian
0.4% (314)
Asian
5.0% (4,253)
Hawaiian
0.0% (2)
Other
1.6% (1,327)
Two Or More
1.5% (1,230)
Hispanic
65.8% (55,814)
Race Whittier CA USA
White 24.5% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.2% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 5.0% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 1.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.5% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 65.8% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Whittier

Female
51.7% (43,834)
Male
48.3% (40,987)
Gender Whittier CA USA
Female 51.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Whittier for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (5,089)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (5,089)
High School / GED
29.0% (24,598)
Some College
24.0% (20,357)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (7,633)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (13,571)
Master's Degree
8.0% (6,785)
Professional Degree
1.0% (848)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (848)
Education Whittier CA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Whittier, California

Less than $10,000
4.5% (377,566)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (278,009)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (702,849)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (577,307)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (1,059,753)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (1,200,323)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (1,092,313)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.0% (1,608,884)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.2% (946,734)
$200,000 or more
7.5% (638,356)
Income Whittier CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.0% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.2% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.5% 13.3% 8.3%

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