Statistic Whittier California National
Population 84,821 39,512,223 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 5,790 256 91
Median age 37.8 36.0 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 52% 52% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 42% 46% 43%
Speak English 61% 56% 79%
Speak Spanish 33% 29% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Whittier is 2162% higher than California
  • The median age in Whittier is 5% higher than California
  • In Whittier 48.75% of the population is White
  • In Whittier 1.45% of the population is Black
  • In Whittier 5.27% of the population is Asian

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      Whittier population breakdown by race

      Race Whittier California National
      White 48.75% 61.26% 73.35%
      Black 1.45% 5.85% 12.63%
      Asian 5.27% 13.85% 5.22%
      American Indian 1.06% 0.74% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.01% 0.39% 0.18%
      Mixed race 8.36% 4.62% 3.06%
      Other race 35.11% 13.28% 4.75%
      In Whittier, 65.8% 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, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).