StatisticWhittierAlaskaNational
Population318731,545328,239,523
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Whittier is 2495% 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
  • In Whittier 9.43% of the population is Asian

Compare Whittier, AK Demographics

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      Whittier population breakdown by race

      RaceWhittierAlaskaNational
      White64.47%65.62%73.35%
      Black2.20%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.

      Household income distribution

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      Whittier age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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