StatisticSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)11,11325691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Whittier is 4241% 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
  • In South Whittier 4.20% of the population is Asian

Compare South Whittier, CA Demographics


      South Whittier population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Whittier age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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