Whittier employment information

Income per capita$27,632$29,906$28,555
Median household income$65,583$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$93,401$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,144$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$39,508$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$28,082$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level13.0%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Whittier is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Whittier is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Whittier is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Whittier is 16% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Whittier median earnings by income bracket

Whittier employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%1.3%
Manufacturing sector14.4%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.8%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%17.0%
Public administration5.8%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.9%
Education, health & social services12.0%36.0%

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Whittier, CA86,400$65,58323%

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Nashua, NH86,799$66,81825%
Hawthorne, CA85,889$44,38417%
Whittier, CA86,400$65,58323%
Source: The Whittier, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.