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Area: 0.508 square miles

Population: 9,234

Population density:
Whittier Heights:

18,182 people per square mile
Seattle:

8,398 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 7,79382.6%White
    • 4795.1%Two or more races
    • 4664.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4124.4%Asian
    • 1181.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 1081.1%Black
    • 450.5%Some other race
    • 170.2%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in Whittier Heights in Seattle, WA
Median household income in 2016:
Whittier Heights:

$88,990
Seattle:

$83,476

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 138Less than $10,000
  • 298$10,000 to $19,999
  • 297$20,000 to $29,999
  • 317$30,000 to $39,999
  • 296$40,000 to $49,999
  • 259$50,000 to $59,999
  • 394$60,000 to $74,999
  • 464$75,000 to $99,999
  • 425$100,000 to $124,999
  • 472$125,000 to $149,999
  • 402$150,000 to $199,999
  • 574$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 324Less than $50,000
  • 92$50,000 to $99,999
  • 48$100,000 to $149,999
  • 104$150,000 to $199,999
  • 200$200,000 to $249,999
  • 113$250,000 to $299,999
  • 284$300,000 to $399,999
  • 664$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,474$500,000 to $749,999
  • 234$750,000 to $999,999
  • 81$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 99$200 to $299
  • 87$300 to $399
  • 158$400 to $499
  • 120$500 to $599
  • 103$600 to $699
  • 142$700 to $799
  • 224$800 to $899
  • 128$900 to $999
  • 213$1,000 to $1,249
  • 214$1,250 to $1,499
  • 382$1,500 to $1,999
  • 431$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
Whittier Heights:

$1,495
Seattle:

$1,360

Zip codes: 98117.

Males:

4,490
Females:

4,744
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

36.3 years
Whole city:

35.1 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

39.3 years
Whole city:

35.8 years

Average household size:
Whittier Heights:

9.8 people
Seattle:

2.1 people

Percentage of family households:
Whittier Heights:

51.8%
Seattle:

36.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

50.3%
Seattle:

36.8%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Whittier Heights:

36.0%
Seattle:

36.3%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Whittier Heights:

4.8%
Seattle:

5.8%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Whittier Heights:

16.9%
Seattle:

23.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Whittier Heights:

16.8%
city:

20.7%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Whittier Heights:

1.4%
Seattle:

4.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

42.4%
Seattle:

36.0%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Whittier Heights:

48.7%
Seattle:

43.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

1.6%
city:

2.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

7.4%
Seattle:

18.7%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whittier Heights
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whittier Heights
  • 711 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 2624 rooms
  • 2715 rooms
  • 6756 rooms
  • 3197 rooms
  • 5018 rooms
  • 5639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whittier Heights
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whittier Heights
  • 1121 room
  • 1232 rooms
  • 1583 rooms
  • 3204 rooms
  • 1615 rooms
  • 2526 rooms
  • 1037 rooms
  • 2808 rooms
  • 2439+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whittier Heights
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Whittier Heights
  • 71no bedroom
  • 1051 bedroom
  • 6722 bedrooms
  • 1,3373 bedrooms
  • 6184 bedrooms
  • 1325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whittier Heights
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Whittier Heights
  • 109no bedroom
  • 2421 bedroom
  • 4352 bedrooms
  • 2673 bedrooms
  • 2214 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.8
Seattle:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.5
city:

1.1

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Whittier Heights:

76.4%
Seattle:

71.6%

Year house built in Whittier Heights
  • Year house built in Whittier Heights
  • 982014 or later
  • 982010 to 2013
  • 1982000 to 2009
  • 1391990 to 1999
  • 1511980 to 1989
  • 1281970 to 1979
  • 1571960 to 1969
  • 4841950 to 1959
  • 7061940 to 1949
  • 2,0941939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

449.6
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 82Less than 5 minutes
  • 1925 to 9 minutes
  • 26410 to 14 minutes
  • 52215 to 19 minutes
  • 69120 to 24 minutes
  • 30025 to 29 minutes
  • 74530 to 34 minutes
  • 13535 to 39 minutes
  • 37540 to 44 minutes
  • 48745 to 59 minutes
  • 14660 to 89 minutes
  • 7290 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 57.1%3,120Drove a car alone
  • 10.9%595Carpooled
  • 13.6%743Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.0%112Motorcycle
  • 7.0%380Bicycle
  • 3.2%173Walked
  • 3.7%200Other means
  • 8.3%451Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 13812:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 415:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 865:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 2946:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 3806:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 5657:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 5827:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 6208:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 3818:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 3109:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 10010:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 8111:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 18512:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 2044:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    13.0%
    city:

    15.0%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    6.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    9.0%
    city:

    12.6%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    7.5%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    8.8%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    11.0%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    5.9%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    11.0%
    city:

    13.0%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    9.9%
    city:

    15.6%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    7.1%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    3.0%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    12.4%
    city:

    13.9%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    9.4%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    4.5%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    9.4%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    9.8%
    city:

    5.2%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    11.5%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    14.1%
    city:

    17.4%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    18.0%
    city:

    20.6%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.6%
    city:

    1.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Whittier Heights:

0.1%
Seattle:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Whittier Heights:

    18.0%
    Seattle:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Whittier Heights:

    4.3%
    Seattle:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Whittier Heights:

    3.6%
    Seattle:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Whittier Heights:

    73.3%
    Seattle:

    21.2%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Whittier Heights:

5.4%
Seattle:

11.5%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Whittier Heights:

2000
Seattle:

2005

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Whittier Heights:

2009
Seattle:

2014

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Whittier Heights:

95.3%
Seattle:

73.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 10.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Wood

Roads and streets:

8th Ave NW

Length: 1.75 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 6500 to 8399

Dibble Ave NW

Length: 0.90 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6500 to 8299

9th Ave NW

Length: 0.90 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6500 to 8349

11th Ave NW

Length: 0.88 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6500 to 8299

10th Ave NW

Length: 0.88 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6500 to 8299

12th Ave NW

Length: 0.88 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6500 to 8299

13th Ave NW

Length: 0.75 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 8299

14th Ave NW

Length: 0.75 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 8299

Mary Ave NW

Length: 0.75 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 8299

NW 67th St

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1479

NW 70th St

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1464

NW 75th St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1482

NW 73rd St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1470

NW 83rd St

Length: 0.66 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1449

NW 80th St

Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1449

NW 77th St

Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 800 to 1449

NW 65th St

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 900 to 1499

Alonzo Ave NW

Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6700 to 7399

Division Ave NW

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 6500 to 6999
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