South Whittier, California

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Population in 2010: 57,156.
Population change since 2000: +3.6%
Males: 28,323  (49.6%)
Females: 28,833  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 90602.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,449 (it was $47,378 in 2000)
South Whittier:

$76,449
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,272 (it was $15,080 in 2000)

South Whittier CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $524,380 (it was $170,600 in 2000)
South Whittier:

$524,380
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $833,732; detached houses: $888,338; townhouses or other attached units: $624,673; in 2-unit structures: $891,472; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $665,482; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $701,572; mobile homes: $147,351; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $212,705

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,659.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Whittier: 138.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.6% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Whittier, CA (2019)
    • 46,86078.0%Hispanic
    • 7,89713.1%White alone
    • 3,2285.4%Asian alone
    • 7521.3%Other race alone
    • 7071.2%Two or more races
    • 3970.7%Black alone
    • 3660.6%American Indian alone
    • 1620.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in South Whittier detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 10,622 people per square mile   (high).

South Whittier, California map

15,209 residents are foreign born (20.8% Latin America).

This place:

25.3%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,787 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,549 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (10.1 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (22.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Santa Fe Springs, CA (1.4 miles ),
Whittier, CA (1.5 miles ),
East La Mirada, CA (1.6 miles ),
La Mirada, CA (1.6 miles ),
Norwalk, CA (1.9 miles ),
West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA (1.9 miles ),
La Habra, CA (2.1 miles ),
La Habra Heights, CA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.93 N, Longitude: 118.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -23,133 (-38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,651 (5.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 562

Distribution of median household income in South Whittier, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Whittier, CA in 2019

Property values in South Whittier, CA

South Whittier satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.6%
California:

7.9%
Historical population in South Whittier, CA
Historical housing units in South Whittier, CA
Most common industries in South Whittier, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in South Whittier, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in South Whittier, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Whittier, California average temperatures South Whittier, California average precipitation South Whittier, California humidity South Whittier, California wind speed South Whittier, California snowfall South Whittier, California sunshine South Whittier, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 140. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

140
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.335. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.335
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.528. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.528
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00749. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00749
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

South Whittier-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6985% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from South Whittier center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from South Whittier center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from South Whittier center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from South Whittier center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 34.7 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (57) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 37, Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Whittier topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Whittier:

  • BEEMANS SANITARIUM (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WHITTIER, CA)
  • IMPERIAL CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LA MIRADA, CA)
  • 81 HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WHITTIER, CA)
  • MIRADA HILLS REHAB AND CONV (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LA MIRADA, CA)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SOUTHERN CALIF (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LA MIRADA, CA)
  • JANRAY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LA MIRADA, CA)
  • PULSE HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WHITTIER, CA)

Amtrak stations near South Whittier:

  • 8 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Whittier:

  • Biola University (about 3 miles; La Mirada, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,325)
  • Cerritos College (about 6 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)
  • Rio Hondo College (about 6 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (about 7 miles; La Puente, CA; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Cypress College (about 8 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 8,732)
  • Fullerton College (about 8 miles; Fullerton, CA; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Trident University International (about 9 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,974)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Whittier: Candlewood Country Club (A), South Whittier Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 96 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Whittier include: Church of God (A), South Whittier Christian Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C), Life Tabernacle Apostolic Church (D), Tower of Praise Christian Center (E), Crossroads Community Church (F), La Mission De L'Esprit Saint (G), Lighthouse Christian Church (H), Young Eun Korean Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Leffingwell Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in South Whittier include: Gunn Avenue Park (1), Amelia Mayberry Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in South Whittier in 2010:

  • 80 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 54 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in South Whittier in 2000:

  • 95 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 66 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in South Whittier:

Marital status in South Whittier, CA
  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in South Whittier:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Whittier
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Whittier, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Whittier:

45.9%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
South Whittier:

28.5
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Whittier:

11.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Whittier:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Whittier:

31.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
South Whittier:

54.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
South Whittier:

81.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Whittier, CA Residents

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Whittier:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Whittier:

  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Whittier:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of South Whittier fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.3mTotal length
  • $4,332,000Total costs
  • 180,162Total average daily traffic
  • 5,519Total average daily truck traffic
  • 215,265Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Whittier, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91960-1969
  • 31970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Whittier, CA

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CA-LOS0545A, 15201 Leffingwell Road (Lat: 33.928306 Lon: -118.006611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 14.2 m, Call Sign: WQMH484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2020, Expiration Date: 08/09/2030, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • LA33740A, 14000 Telegraph Rd. (Lat: 33.930083 Lon: -118.038556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQUZ404,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23070.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/25/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MVS, 11515 Colima Rd. (Lat: 33.927778 Lon: -118.024500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WRCW395, Licensee ID: L01906014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 02/12/2029, Certifier: Ted Pao, Registrant: Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System, 2525 Corporate Place Suite #100, Los Angeles, CA 91754, Phone: (323) 881-8028, Email:
  • MVS, 11515 S Colima Rd (Lat: 33.927750 Lon: -118.024472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WRDL460,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2019, Expiration Date: 05/28/2029, Certifier: Gary Poon, Registrant: County Of Los Angeles, 1110 N Eastern Av, Los Angeles, CA 90063, Phone: (323) 267-3004, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED241$286,216108$226,547551$233,09433$136,1451$1,017,13031$188,2280$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$281,83213$251,57573$267,11110$40,2100$04$265,9530$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED65$281,77926$231,147322$273,32324$109,3631$1,320,00027$182,4643$142,323
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$278,54415$208,832149$256,55517$112,6960$09$169,8480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$265,65514$254,55745$284,9335$154,3160$02$254,0800$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in South Whittier, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$263,1689$293,536
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$293,4239$316,064
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$205,5755$325,878
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$302,9001$295,570
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$294,6670$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Whittier, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Whittier, CA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Whittier, CA
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Whittier, CA
  • 68.3%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 8.3%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel


South Whittier compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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