Who lives in the Whittier neighborhood?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 766 5.4%
5-9 years 702 5.0%
10-14 years 446 3.2%
15-17 years 191 1.3%
18-24 years 2,512 17.7%
25-34 years 4,939 34.9%
35-44 years 2,061 14.5%
45-54 years 1,206 8.5%
55-64 years 936 6.6%
65-74 years 298 2.1%
75-84 years 96 0.7%
85 years and older suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 7,779 54.9%
Female 6,390 45.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 8,620 60.8%
Of Color 5,549 39.2%
Black or African American 3,327 23.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 477 3.4%
Other 1,170 8.3%
Two or more races 464 3.3%
Hispanic or Latino 2,009 14.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 13,403 100.0%
English only 9,177 68.5%
Language other than English 4,226 31.5%
Speaks English less than "very well" 1,944 14.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 14,089 100.0%
Population with a disability 1,893 13.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 3,172 22.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 14,130 100.0%
Same residence 9,434 66.8%
Different residence in the U.S. 4,556 32.2%
Different residence outside the U.S. 140 1.0%

What's Whittier's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 7,255 100.0%
Less than $35,000 3,232 44.6%
$35,000-$49,999 1,102 15.2%
$50,000-$74,999 1,294 17.8%
$75,000-$99,999 681 9.4%
$100,000 or more 945 13.0%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $34,879 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 13,779 100.0%
Less than $35,000 3,232 44.6%
With income below poverty 3,258 23.6%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 2,082 15.1%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,732 12.6%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 6,707 48.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 5,020 36.4%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 5,572 40.4%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,804 13.1%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 2,025 14.7%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 3,867 28.1%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 3,176 23.0%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 2,904 21.1%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 4,048 29.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 14,089 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 1,644 11.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 7,726 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 471 6.1%
Occupied housing units 7,255 93.9%
Average household size 1.4
Owner-occupied 796 10.3%
Average household size 1.4
Renter-occupied 6,459 83.6%
Average household size 1.3
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 951 12.3%
1970-1999 1,980 25.6%
1940-1969 1,915 24.8%
1939 or earlier 2,880 37.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 7,255 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 1,900 26.2%
With children under 18 years 1,098 15.1%
Married-couple family households 1,003 13.8%
With children under 18 years 523 7.2%
Single-person family households 896 12.4%
With children under 18 years 575 7.9%
Nonfamily households 5,355 73.8%
Householder living alone 3,953 54.5%
65 years and over 202 2.8%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,116 15.4%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 338 4.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 5,890 81.2%
Moved in 2000-2009 905 12.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 279 3.8%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 181 2.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 7,149 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 3,515 49.2%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 782 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 213 27.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 6,367 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 3,302 51.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 6,437
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $787
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 1,838 25.3%
1 vehicle available 3,841 52.9%
2 vehicles available 1,295 17.8%
3 or more vehicles available 281 3.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 9,463 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 5,684 60.1%
Public transportation 1,749 18.5%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 2,030 21.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 9,112 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 978 10.7%
10-19 minutes 2,863 31.4%
20-29 minutes 2,471 27.1%
30 minutes or longer 2,800 30.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 9,552 100.0%
Less than high school 1,143 12.0%
High school diploma or GED 1,475 15.4%
Some college or associate’s degree 2,869 30.0%
Bachelor’s Degree 2,690 28.2%
Graduate or professional Degree 1,376 14.4%
High school graduate or higher 8,409 88.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 4,066 42.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 11,599 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 9,472 81.7%
Civilian labor force 9,991 100.0%
Unemployed 518 5.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 8,539 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 3,576 41.9%
Age 30 to 54 4,119 48.2%
Age 55 or older 844 9.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,161 25.3%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 3,015 35.3%
$40,000 or more per year 3,363 39.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,123 13.1%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 602 7.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 263 3.1%
Construction 165 1.9%
Educational services 783 9.2%
Finance and insurance 468 5.5%
Health care and social assistance 1,386 16.2%
Information 238 2.8%
Management of companies and enterprises 325 3.8%
Manufacturing 457 5.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 313 3.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 807 9.5%
Public administration 193 2.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 156 1.8%
Retail trade 748 8.8%
Transportation and warehousing 210 2.5%
Utilities 16 0.2%
Wholesale trade 277 3.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 6,305 73.8%
Black or African American alone 1,433 16.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 90 1.1%
Asian alone 451 5.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 251 2.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 575 6.7%
High school or equivalent, no college 1,237 14.5%
Some college or associate degree 1,584 18.5%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 1,568 18.4%

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