East Whittier, California Population 2021

10,356
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East Whittier is a city located in California. East Whittier has a 2020 population of 10,356. East Whittier is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. East Whittier reached it's highest population of 10,540 in 2017.

The average household income in East Whittier is $88,107 with a poverty rate of 8.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,491 per month, and the median house value is $584,400. The median age in East Whittier is 39 years, 37.2 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

East Whittier Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Whittier was:

  • White: 66.13%
  • Other race: 23.84%
  • Asian: 5.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of East Whittier, California is 10,356, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,391.

East Whittier, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,84866.13%
Some Other Race2,46923.84%
Asian5375.19%
Two or More Races3493.37%
Black or African American770.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.23%
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East Whittier Population by Race

East Whittier Population Pyramid 2021

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East Whittier Median Age

39


Total

37.2


Male

42


Female

East Whittier Adults

There are 8,235 adults, (1,548 of whom are seniors) in East Whittier.

East Whittier Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

East Whittier Sex Ratio

Female

5,305

51.23%

Male

5,051

48.77%

East Whittier Population by Age

East Whittier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Whittier Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All64.7%35.3%
Female60%40%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family47.4%52.6%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Whittier Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4602.9964.7
Married1,9983.5875.3
Non Family1,0281.347.4
Female2704.4260
Male1643.9451.2

3.62

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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East Whittier Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1592.23%
9th to 12th Grade5427.59%
High School Graduate1,98427.78%
Some College2,15230.14%
Associates Degree75210.53%
Bachelors Degree96113.46%
Graduate Degree5918.28%
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East Whittier Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Whittier Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,5153,039520
White3,1292,924787
Other Race1,5301,311156
Asian353350216
Multiple Races17415746
Black4127
Native American3626
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.19%.

East Whittier Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,028$46,071$36,707
Less Than High School$30,580$31,755$22,500
High School Grad$37,903$39,706$32,000
Some College$39,623$44,468$34,464
Bachelors Degree$64,659$77,019$41,600
Graduate Degree$76,410$75,521$80,234

$42,028

Average Earnings

$46,071

Average Male

$36,707

Average Female

East Whittier Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Whittier Language by Age

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East Whittier Language

71.10% of East Whittier residents speak only English, while 28.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.77% of the population.

East Whittier Language

East Whittier Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6013906.96%
White3,9552245.66%
Asian53717332.22%
Black774963.64%
Multiple3494613.18%
Native522650.00%
Other2,46320.08%

8.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.01%

Male Poverty Rate

6.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Whittier

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Whittier is Black, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Whittier is Other, with 0.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.53%.

East Whittier Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.83%
High School8.11%
Some College5.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%

East Whittier Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.24%
Female Unemployed8.65%
Male Employed4.00%
Female Employed2.01%

East Whittier Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Whittier Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,373$88,107
Families$84,950$103,250
Married Families$100,567-
Non Families$40,817$48,167
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Income by Household Type

East Whittier Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

East Whittier Married by Age and Sex

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East Whittier Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Whittier Marital Status by Race

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East Whittier Marital Status

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475

Number of Veterans

439

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam197
Second Gulf War60
Korea54
First Gulf War50
World War II12

East Whittier Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+163
65 to 74130
35 to 5492
55 to 6476
18 to 3414

East Whittier Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4337.67%
Hispanic1152.75%
Other221.18%
2 or More147.41%
Asian61.40%

East Whittier Veterans by Race

East Whittier Veterans by Education

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10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Whittier Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

East Whittier Employment by Age

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East Whittier Employment by Race

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East Whittier Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.02%

Born in California

84.23%

Native Born

15.77%

Foreign Born

6.01%

Non Citizen

9.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.23% of East Whittier residents were born in the United States, with 71.02% having been born in California. 6.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Whittier Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,3560.00%
202010,3560.00%
201910,356-35-0.34%
201810,391-149-1.41%
201710,5401051.01%
201610,435-5-0.05%
201510,4400.00%
201410,440-88-0.84%
201310,5282962.89%
201210,23210,232
2011
20100.00%

East Whittier Population by Year