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IndexEast WhittierCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$31,201$31,458$29,829
Median household income$76,349$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,400$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,800$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$44,909$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,728$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.6%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Whittier is 5% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in East Whittier is 38% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Whittier is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Whittier is 50% lower than the national average

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      $50,894 $76,349 $152,698
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      East Whittier median earnings by income bracket

      East Whittier employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%11.9%
      Manufacturing sector11.4%11.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%12.6%
      Public administration6.3%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%9.2%
      Education, health & social services15.4%15.4%

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      North Tustin, CA25,147$149,631170.5%
      Rossmoor, CA11,923$138,641150.6%
      East Whittier, CA10,182$76,34938.0%

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      East Whittier, CA10,182$76,34938.0%
      Source: The East Whittier, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).