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Population (year 2000): 83,680. Estimated population in July 2005: 84,473 (+0.9% change)
Males: 40,687 (48.6%), Females: 42,993 (51.4%)

Los Angeles County

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Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $49,256 (year 2000)
Median house value: $211,700 (year 2000)

Whittier, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Whittier:

  • Hispanic (55.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.6%)
  • Other race (25.8%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.5%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.7%), Italian (4.3%), United States (2.7%), French (2.0%).

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Elevation: 365 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles

Whittier,

For population 25 years and over in Whittier

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whittier city

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

18.3% Foreign born (14.1% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,813 (+7.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Anaheim, (12.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (25.5 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Whittier, CA (2.2 miles South Whittier-Los Nietos, CA (3.1 miles West Fe Springs, CA (3.5 miles Santa La Mirada, CA (3.8 miles East Heights, CA Hacienda (4.5 miles Mirada, CA (4.5 miles La Rivera, CA (4.7 miles Pico Habra Heights, CA (4.9 miles La


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 14 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $278,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $237,400
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $458,300
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $326,900

Latitude: 33.97 N, Longitude: 118.02 W

Area code: 562


Whittier, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,503 (-9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,932 (19.5%)


 

Crime in Whittier by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 3 3 1 5
    per 100,000 1.2 1.2 3.6 3.6 1.2 6.0
Rapes 12 10 13 8 16 16
    per 100,000 14.3 12.0 15.5 9.6 19.1 19.1
Robberies 101 78 122 105 86 118
    per 100,000 120.7 93.2 145.8 125.5 102.8 141.0
Assaults 163 159 192 191 187 173
    per 100,000 194.8 190.0 229.4 228.3 223.5 206.7
Burglaries 350 356 334 329 339 453
    per 100,000 418.3 425.4 399.1 393.2 405.1 541.3
Thefts 1,486 1,489 1,690 1,530 1,741 1,943
    per 100,000 1775.8 1779.4 2019.6 1828.4 2080.5 2321.9
Auto thefts 278 297 382 412 458 491
    per 100,000 332.2 354.9 456.5 492.4 547.3 586.8
209.0 201.3 244.7 230.7 239.7 275.0


Average climate in Whittier, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Whittier,

Whittier-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1982, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Whittier city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Mark Kotsay - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Dec 2, 1975), Nomar Garciaparra - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago Cubs, born: Jul 23, 1973), Ron Flores - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Aug 9, 1979), Scott Tercero - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Oct 28, 1981), Siitupe Peko - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Sep 19, 1978), Ante Razov - Major League Soccer player (MetroStars, born: Mar 2, 1974), Diane Wakoski - (born 1937), (The Motorcycle Betrayal Poems).


Main business address for: QUAKER CITY BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Whittier:
  • PRESBYTERIAN INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (12401 E WASHINGTON BLVD)
  • WHITTIER HOSPITAL (15151 JANINE DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Whittier:
  • COAST PLAZA DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; NORWALK, CA)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; NORWALK, CA)
  • GREATER EL MONTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; SOUTH EL MONTE, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Whittier, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whittier:
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 13 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 14 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT-ORANGE COUNTY (about 24 miles; SANTA ANA, CA; ID: SNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Whittier:
  • FULLERTON MUNI (about 8 miles; FULLERTON, CA; ID: FUL)
  • EL MONTE (about 9 miles; EL MONTE, CA; ID: EMT)
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 16 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)

Amtrak stations near Whittier:
  • 10 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PASADENA (150 S. ROBLES AVE.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 15 $54,916 $43,932 4 $6,759
Other and Unallocable 26 $118,958 $54,903 16 $13,578
Financial Administration 14 $64,671 $55,432 4 $9,013
Other Government Administration 22 $109,945 $59,970 7 $15,677
Police Protection - Officers 122 $651,166 $64,049 0 $0
Police - Other 63 $248,417 $47,317 23 $28,614
Streets and Highways 31 $110,222 $42,666 1 $1,317
Welfare 3 $11,212 $44,848 14 $8,976
Solid Waste Management 22 $75,659 $41,268 2 $2,821
Parks and Recreation 43 $146,053 $40,758 177 $97,976
Housing and Community Development(Local) 17 $72,697 $51,315 2 $3,529
Transit 3 $10,450 $41,800 1 $1,317
Local Libraries 23 $83,773 $43,707 77 $53,625
Totals for Government 404 $1,758,140 $52,221 328 $243,203


Colleges/Universities in Whittier:
  • RIO HONDO COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,996; Location: 3600 WORKMAN MILL RD; Public; Website: www.rh.cc.ca.us)
  • WHITTIER COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,224; Location: 13406 E PHILADELPHIA ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (FT enrollment: 634; Location: 16200 E AMBER VALLEY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.SCUHS.EDU)
  • NOVA INSTITUTE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 352; Location: 12449 PUTNAM ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryman-college.com)
  • MARINELLO SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (FT enrollment: 43; Location: 6538 GREENLEAF AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)
  • ELECTRONIC TRAINING CENTER (Location: 14233 E LAMBERT RD; Private, for-profit)
  • BAKERS SCHOOL OF LOCKSMITHING (Location: 14078 E LAMBERT RD; Private, for-profit)
  • TRANSPORTATION GUIDANCE & ASSISTANCE TRUCK DRIVING (Location: 2332 S PECK RD STE 191; Private, for-profit)
  • KPCA PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Location: 14300 LEFFINGWELL RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www. kpca.net; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Whittier:
  • BIOLA UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; LA MIRADA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • CERRITOS COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NORWALK, CA; FT enrollment: 11,666)
  • FULLERTON COLLEGE (about 10 miles; FULLERTON, CA; FT enrollment: 11,158)
  • BETHESDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; ANAHEIM, CA; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • EAST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MONTEREY PARK, CA; FT enrollment: 12,670)
  • CYPRESS COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CYPRESS, CA; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 11,108)
Public high schools in Whittier:
  • CALIFORNIA HIGH (Students: 2,618; Location: 9800 S. MILLS AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WHITTIER HIGH (Students: 2,211; Location: 12417 E. PHILADELPHIA ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LA SERNA HIGH (Students: 2,150; Location: 15301 E. YOUNGWOOD DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PIONEER HIGH (Students: 1,702; Location: 10800 BEN AVON; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FRONTIER HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 727; Location: 9401 S. PAINTER; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SIERRA VISTA HIGH (ALTER.) (Students: 488; Location: 9401 SOUTH PAINTER AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NELLES (FRED C.) HIGH (Students: 367; Location: 11850 E. WHITTIER BLVD.; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • EL CAMINO HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 358; Location: 14625 KEESE DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EASTERN COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 249; Location: 5777 S. LOCKHEED; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Whittier:
  • PAINTER AVE. CHRISTIAN (Students: 127; Location: 4512 WORKMAN MILL RD-C210; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ALL NATION'S ACADEMY OF EXEC (Students: 103; Location: 10252 MILLS AVE.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHR FAMILY FELLOWSHIP LEARN CT (Students: 18; Location: PO BOX 11057; Grades: 3 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Whittier:
  • DEXTER (WALTER F.) MIDDLE (Students: 1,345; Location: 11532 E. FLORAL DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST WHITTIER MIDDLE (Students: 1,130; Location: 14421 E. WHITTIER BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRANADA MIDDLE (Students: 1,118; Location: 15337 LEMON DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EDWARDS (KATHERINE) MIDDLE (Students: 1,107; Location: 6812 S. NORWALK BLVD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HILLVIEW MIDDLE (Students: 1,086; Location: 10931 S. STAMY ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RICHARD L. GRAVES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,008; Location: 13243 E. LOS NIETOS ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LAUREL ELEMENTARY (Students: 885; Location: 13550 LAMBERT ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CARMELA ELEMENTARY (Students: 823; Location: 13300 LAKELAND ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RANCHO-STARBUCK INTERMEDIATE ( (Students: 818; Location: 16430 WOODBRIER DR.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ORCHARD DALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 736; Location: 10625 S. COLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Whittier:
  • ST MARY OF ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 7218 PICKERING AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WHITTIER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 523; Location: 11700 MAYBROOK AVENUE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CARDEN SCHOOL OF WHITTIER (Students: 491; Location: 11537 GROVEDALE DR.; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 13925 TELEGRAPH RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST BRUNO PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 15700 CITRUSTREE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WHITTIER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 301; Location: 6548 S NEWLIN; Grades: KG - 6)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 11716 E FLORAL DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PRIMANTI MONTESSORI SCHOOL WHI (Students: 180; Location: 10947 SOUTH VALLEY HOME AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PALM VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL-AG (Students: 168; Location: 7106 SORENSEN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE BROADOAKS CHILDRENS SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 13406 PHILADELPHIA; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Whittier:
  • WHITTIER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,108,207; Location: 7344 S. WASHINGTON AVE.; 309,768 books; 10,432 audio materials; 6,245 video materials; 617 serial subscriptions)
 

Whittier compared to California state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Whittier:
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whittier:
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whittier:
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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