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Whittier is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 87,318 people and 42 constituent neighborhoods, Whittier is the 84th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Whittier are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities, Whittier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Whittier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Whittier is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whittier who work in office and administrative support (16.43%), sales jobs (12.25%) and management occupations (9.99%).
Another interesting thing about Whittier, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
In Whittier, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Whittier overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Whittier, 24.28% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Whittier in 2010 was $27,632, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,528 for a family of four. However, Whittier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Whittier is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Whittier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Whittier, accounting for 66.94% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Whittier residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Whittier include German, Irish, English and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Whittier's cultural character, accounting for 18.14% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Whittier is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||27,449|
|WHITTIER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||56.18%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||43.83%|
|TYPE OF WHITTIER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||64.83%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.82%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||21.44%|
|SIZE OF WHITTIER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.03%|
|AGE OF WHITTIER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.38%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||16.88%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||68.82%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||12.94%|
|WHITTIER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$566,826|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,453|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||2.65%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||0.83%|
|$135,001 - $271,000||2.04%|
|$271,001 - $406,000||9.13%|
|$406,001 - $541,000||29.60%|
|$541,001 - $677,000||26.29%|
|$677,001 - $1,015,000||19.98%|
|$1,015,001 - $1,353,000||6.67%|
|PEOPLE OF WHITTIER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.68%|
|5 TO 17||17.73%|
|18 TO 24||11.54%|
|25 TO 34||13.81%|
|35 TO 54||27.44%|
|55 TO 64||10.38%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.41%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.16%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$65,583|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,632|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||13.04%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (12.03%)
Public Service (5.83%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.37%)
Information Technology (2.99%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.29%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.51%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.14%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||32.92%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.41%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||66.94%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.31%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (55.75%)
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