Population density (sq mi)5,91425691
Median age36.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%46%43%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish37%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Whittier is 2210% higher than California
  • The median age in Whittier is 1% higher than California
  • In Whittier 56.83% of the population is White
  • In Whittier 1.57% of the population is Black
  • In Whittier 4.91% of the population is Asian

Compare Whittier, CA Demographics


      Whittier population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.32%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.16%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race3.25%4.62%3.06%
      Other race32.96%13.28%4.75%
      In Whittier, 68.2% 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Whittier age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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