Whittier demographics profile

StatisticWhittierAlaskaNational
Population318736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)26191
Median age40.533.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%48%43%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Whittier, AK has a population of 318 and is the 22,161st largest city in the United States. The population density is 26 per sq mi which is 2259% higher than the Alaska average and 71% lower than the national average. The median age in Whittier is 41 which is approximately 21% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Whittier, 40% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 30% of Whittier residents were born in Alaska, 62% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Whittier is 2259% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Whittier is 21% higher than Alaska.
  • In Whittier 64.47% of the population is White.
  • In Whittier 2.20% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Whittier 9.43% of the population is Asian.

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Whittier population breakdown by race

RaceWhittierAlaskaNational
White64.47%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American2.20%3.32%12.63%
Asian9.43%6.00%5.22%
American Indian6.60%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian3.77%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race12.26%8.46%3.06%
Other race1.26%1.34%4.75%
In Whittier, 7.2% 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 Whittier, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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