South Whittier demographics profile

StatisticSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)11,11323291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%46%43%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%
South Whittier, CA has a population of 59,313 and is the 659th largest city in the United States. The population density is 11,113 per sq mi which is 4682% higher than the California average and 12166% higher than the national average. The median age in South Whittier is 33 which is approximately 8% lower than the California average of 36. In South Whittier, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 43% speak English and 53% speak Spanish. 66% of South Whittier residents were born in California, 8% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 26% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in South Whittier is 4682% higher than California.
  • The median age in South Whittier is 8% lower than California.
  • In South Whittier 54.16% of the population is White.
  • In South Whittier 1.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Whittier 4.20% of the population is Asian.

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South Whittier population breakdown by race

RaceSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Black or African American1.11%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.73%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.07%4.62%3.06%
Other race35.68%13.28%4.75%
In South Whittier, 77.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The South Whittier, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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