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Whittier, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $429,700 (it was $209,800 in 2000)
Whittier:

$429,700
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $339,800 - $565,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $472,553
Here:

$472,553
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $360,295
Here:

$360,295
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $499,936
Here:

$499,936
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $311,410
Here:

$311,410
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,480
Here:

$252,480
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $21,885
Here:

$21,885
State:

$79,966
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,488

Size of family households: 7,053 2-persons, 4,601 3-persons, 4,482 4-persons, 2,529 5-persons, 1,189 6-persons, 796 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,315 1-person, 1,092 2-persons, 176 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 7 6-persons.

15,200 married couples with children.
5,271 single-parent households (1,331 men, 3,940 women).

60.7% of residents of Whittier speak English at home.
34.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 15,301 (18.3%)
(42.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.5
State:

3.5

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whittier, California:

  • 197no bedroom
  • 9181 bedroom
  • 3,2232 bedrooms
  • 8,5923 bedrooms
  • 2,8014 bedrooms
  • 6495+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whittier, California:

  • 1,601no bedroom
  • 4,1661 bedroom
  • 4,3712 bedrooms
  • 1,6853 bedrooms
  • 864 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Whittier in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 676no vehicle
  • 3,7451 vehicle
  • 7,2352 vehicles
  • 3,1343 vehicles
  • 1,2614 vehicles
  • 3295+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Whittier in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,689no vehicle
  • 5,4451 vehicle
  • 3,8312 vehicles
  • 7953 vehicles
  • 1574 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Whittier, California:

  • 551 room
  • 4632 rooms
  • 1,0193 rooms
  • 1,1214 rooms
  • 3,7665 rooms
  • 4,7426 rooms
  • 2,7067 rooms
  • 1,4968 rooms
  • 1,0129+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whittier, California:

  • 1,3071 room
  • 1,8282 rooms
  • 2,8343 rooms
  • 3,0484 rooms
  • 1,9655 rooms
  • 6456 rooms
  • 1427 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 349+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Whittier, CA household income distribution

  • Whittier, CA household income distribution
  • 1,912Less than $10,000
  • 1,612$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,363$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,542$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,687$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,626$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,417$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,707$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,433$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,704$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,135$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,559$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,977$100,000 to $124,999
  • 904$125,000 to $149,999
  • 958$150,000 to $199,999
  • 737$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Whittier, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Whittier, CA
  • 451Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$30,000 to $34,999
  • 49$35,000 to $39,999
  • 48$40,000 to $49,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 56$70,000 to $79,999
  • 21$80,000 to $89,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 68$125,000 to $149,999
  • 133$150,000 to $174,999
  • 42$175,000 to $199,999
  • 671$200,000 to $249,999
  • 952$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,417$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,129$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,024$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,142$750,000 to $999,999
  • 406$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Whittier, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Whittier, CA
  • 10Less than $100
  • 52$100 to $149
  • 93$150 to $199
  • 193$200 to $249
  • 53$250 to $299
  • 59$300 to $349
  • 103$350 to $399
  • 76$400 to $449
  • 69$450 to $499
  • 85$500 to $549
  • 28$550 to $599
  • 153$600 to $649
  • 95$650 to $699
  • 530$700 to $749
  • 563$750 to $799
  • 1,612$800 to $899
  • 1,181$900 to $999
  • 2,664$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,656$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,600$1,500 to $1,999
  • 618$2,000 or more
  • 168No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,9001995 to March 2000
  • 1,9711990 to 1994
  • 2,4731985 to 1989
  • 2,2971980 to 1984
  • 1,8521975 to 1979
  • 1,8131970 to 1974
  • 7881965 to 1969
  • 2,207Before 1965
Whittier commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 564
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,080
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,928
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,185
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,386
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,122
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,526
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,238
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,765
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,185
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,786
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,074
Whittier, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.8%
Number of people working at home: 757 (2.1% of all workers)

Whittier mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 28,471 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 4,432 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 774 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 22 (0%)
  • Railroad: 72 (0%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 29 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 122 (0%)
  • Walked: 721 (2%)
  • Other means: 176 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 757 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 47,445
 German: 4,317
 English: 4,220
 Irish: 3,329
 Italian: 2,589
 United States or American: 2,237
 French (except Basque): 955
 Scottish: 876
 Armenian: 766
 Dutch: 664
 Russian: 653
 Norwegian: 644
 Scotch-Irish: 618
 Polish: 581
 Swedish: 563
 European: 431
 Danish: 359
 Arab:: 303
 British: 262
 Hungarian: 196
 Croatian: 155
 Austrian: 150
 Welsh: 150
 French Canadian: 120
 Swiss: 119
 Eastern European: 115
 African: 106
 Subsaharan African:: 106
 Greek: 105
 Lebanese: 97
 Palestinian: 73
 Egyptian: 72
 Canadian: 72
 Ukrainian: 69
 Portuguese: 67
 Czech: 66
 Romanian: 62
 Basque: 62
 Scandinavian: 54
 Yugoslavian: 51
 Czechoslovakian: 49
 Belgian: 46
 Northern European: 42
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 38
 Arab/Arabic: 36
 Lithuanian: 36
 Iranian: 35
 Serbian: 33
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 28
 Icelander: 25
 Bulgarian: 21
 Jamaican: 21
 Slovak: 20
 Turkish: 18
 Maltese: 15
 Moroccan: 14
 Guyanese: 13
 Pennsylvania German: 13
 Finnish: 13
 Other Arab: 11
 Latvian: 11
 Slovene: 10
 Israeli: 9
 Macedonian: 8
 Brazilian: 8
 Acadian/Cajun: 8
 Slavic: 7
 Alsatian: 7
 Belizean: 7
 Australian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 64%Mexico
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 3%Philippines
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%Taiwan
  • 1%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

57% of Whittier residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 83% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 554
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 151
  • 5th and 6th grade: 619
  • 7th and 8th grade: 515
  • 9th grade: 614
  • 10th grade: 559
  • 11th grade: 667
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,407
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,322
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,778
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,320
  • Associate degree: 1,813
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,590
  • Master's degree: 1,175
  • Professional school degree: 642
  • Doctorate degree: 305

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 605
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 249
  • 5th and 6th grade: 819
  • 7th and 8th grade: 715
  • 9th grade: 622
  • 10th grade: 660
  • 11th grade: 802
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,402
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,768
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,467
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,665
  • Associate degree: 2,257
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,863
  • Master's degree: 1,247
  • Professional school degree: 332
  • Doctorate degree: 144

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.7%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 7.2%Females
Whittier marital status for males
Whittier marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,225

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Whittier:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 91.0%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,902
Here:

16.9%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 654
Here:

12.2%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,530
Here:

26.7%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)