East Whittier, CA

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2022 Population
10,248
2.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.3
2.08% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.22%
0.102% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$92,650
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$676,500
8.05% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,994
4.39% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, East Whittier, CA had a population of 10.2k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $92,650. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of East Whittier, CA grew from 9,995 to 10,248, a 2.53% increase and its median household income grew from $82,612 to $92,650, a 12.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in East Whittier, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (33%), Other (Hispanic) (22.8%), White (Hispanic) (17%), Two+ (Hispanic) (13%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.85%).

None of the households in East Whittier, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.7% of the residents in East Whittier, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Whittier, CA are Southern California University of Health Sciences (314 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in East Whittier, CA was $676,500, and the homeownership rate was 57.7%.

Most people in East Whittier, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.9 minutes. The average car ownership in East Whittier, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

East Whittier, CA is home to a population of 10.2k people, from which 91.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.8% of East Whittier, CA residents were born outside of the country (2.23k people).

In 2022, there were 1.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.38k people) in East Whittier, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.34k Other (Hispanic) and 1.74k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.7%
2022 Citizenship
92.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.7% of East Whittier, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in East Whittier, CA was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in East Whittier, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.38k ± 654
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    2.34k ± 650
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.74k ± 427
54.2%
Hispanic Population
5.56k people

In 2022, there were 1.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.38k people) in East Whittier, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.34k Other (Hispanic) and 1.74k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54.2% of the people in East Whittier, CA are hispanic (5.56k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.23k people
18.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.81k people

As of 2022, 21.8% of East Whittier, CA residents (2.23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in East Whittier, CA was 18.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    116 ± 70
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    83 ± 59
  3. Korea
    80 ± 104

East Whittier, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of East Whittier, CA employs 4.99k people. The largest industries in East Whittier, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (745 people), Retail Trade (624 people), and Educational Services (486 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($108,036), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($103,066), and Public Administration ($91,298).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

4.99k
2022 Value
± 496
4.39%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in East Whittier, CA grew at a rate of 4.39%, from 4.78k employees to 4.99k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Whittier, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (807 people), Management Occupations (639 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (617 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Whittier, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.99k
2022 Value
± 496
4.39%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in East Whittier, CA grew at a rate of 4.39%, from 4.78k employees to 4.99k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Whittier, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (745 people), Retail Trade (624 people), and Educational Services (486 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Whittier, CA, though some of these residents may live in East Whittier, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,674
Median earning men ± $10,980
$44,701
Median earning women ± $8,687

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($117,670), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,950), and Wholesale Trade ($69,934).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($135,268), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,469), and Public Administration ($78,917).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in East Whittier, CA awarded 314 degrees. The student population of East Whittier, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 681 male students and 955 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in East Whittier, CA are White (101 and 32.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (77 and 25.1%), Asian (57 and 18.6%), and Unknown (38 and 12.4%).

The largest universities in East Whittier, CA by number of degrees awarded are Southern California University of Health Sciences (314 and 100%).

The most popular majors in East Whittier, CA are Chiropractic (114 and 36.3%), Ayurvedic Medicine (93 and 29.6%), and General Biomedical Sciences (50 and 15.9%).

The median tuition cost in East Whittier, CA for private four year colleges is $14,029.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,636 students enrolled in East Whittier, CA, 41.6% men and 58.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 436 records, of which 57.6% were women and 42.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 114 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Professional Doctorate recipients in East Whittier, CA was Chiropractic with 114 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
314 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern California University of Health Sciences with 314 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 112 men were awarded degrees from institutions in East Whittier, CA, which is 0.554 times less than the 202 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 101 degrees mean that there were 1.31 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,029) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($534) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,048) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Whittier, CA was $676,500 in 2022, which is 2.4 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $626,100 to $676,500, a 8.05% increase. The homeownership rate in East Whittier, CA is 57.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in East Whittier, CA have an average commute time of 34.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in East Whittier, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$676,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,209
$1,930
Median Property Taxes
±$261

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Whittier, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in East Whittier, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57.7%
Homeownership
2022
73.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.7% of the housing units in East Whittier, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 5037.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$92,650
Median Household Income
± $8,453
3.35k
Number of Households
± 399

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.35k households in East Whittier, CA grew to $92,650 from the previous year's value of $82,612.

The following chart displays the households in East Whittier, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for East Whittier, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.74%)

In 2022, 80% of workers in East Whittier, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who worked at home (7.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Whittier, CA have a longer commute time (34.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.39% of the workforce in East Whittier, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in East Whittier, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in East Whittier, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Whittier, CA (636 out of 10.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Whittier, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.5% of the population of East Whittier, CA has health coverage, with 60.7% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.79% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see 1354 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1363 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1097 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,354 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Los Angeles County, CA

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,354 patients per year. This represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1,363 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Los Angeles County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 22% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.49%
Uninsured
60.7%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.79%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Whittier, CA declined by 10.6% from 5.02% to 4.49%.

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