Whittier, CA

86,892 Population
14.6 square miles 5,931.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 96th Highest in CA
Population Density
5,931.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.6%
was 43.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.7%
was 19.6%
Ranked 112th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
25.1%
was 21.3%
Ranked 49th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 12.8%
Ranked 53rd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 5.3
Ranked 21st Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.4%
was 10.4%
Ranked 44th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$67,431
was $70,256
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.6
41.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.1
was 3.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
271
was 258.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,882.5
was 2,756.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
28,917
was 28,988
Ranked 98th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,176
was $1,254
Ranked 103rd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
42
was 59
 
Occupied Housing Units
27,597
was 27,548
 
Homeownership Rate
56.4%
was 53.6%
Ranked 59th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 3
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,974.0
was 1,978.9
Ranked 51st Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.9%
was 10.1%
Ranked 67th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
40
was 56
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.1
Ranked 62nd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.5
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 98.2%
Ranked 56th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.9%
Ranked 44th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 98.1%
Ranked 27th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.2%
was 84.4%
Ranked 60th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.0%
was 22.7%
Ranked 77th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
91.6%
was 89.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Revenue
$77,657,936
was $66,526,402
 
Expenditure
$66,681,578
was $72,347,085
 
Revenue per Capita
$889
was $768
 
Expenditure per Capita
$763
was $835
 

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