West Whittier-Los Nietos, California Population 2021

26,654
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West Whittier-Los Nietos is a city located in California. West Whittier-Los Nietos has a 2020 population of 26,654. West Whittier-Los Nietos is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,540 in 2010. West Whittier-Los Nietos reached it's highest population of 27,144 in 2018.

The average household income in West Whittier-Los Nietos is $89,698 with a poverty rate of 8.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,620 per month, and the median house value is $435,500. The median age in West Whittier-Los Nietos is 37 years, 34.8 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.7 males.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Whittier-Los Nietos was:

  • Other race: 53.14%
  • White: 40.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Native American: 1.54%
  • Asian: 1.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.37%
The current population of West Whittier-Los Nietos, California is 26,654, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,144.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,540.

West Whittier-Los Nietos, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race14,16453.14%
White10,77040.41%
Two or More Races6802.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native4111.54%
Asian3471.30%
Black or African American1830.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander990.37%
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West Whittier-Los Nietos Population by Race

West Whittier-Los Nietos Population Pyramid 2021

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Median Age

37


Total

34.8


Male

39.2


Female

West Whittier-Los Nietos Adults

There are 20,720 adults, (3,567 of whom are seniors) in West Whittier-Los Nietos.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Whittier-Los Nietos Sex Ratio

Female

12,957

48.61%

Male

13,697

51.39%

West Whittier-Los Nietos Population by Age

West Whittier-Los Nietos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.1%23.9%
Female74.2%25.8%
Non Family72.8%27.2%
All72%28%
Married70.7%29.3%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Whittier-Los Nietos Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1673.7172
Married4,3534.2970.7
Non Family1,2571.3672.8
Female1,0504.0574.2
Male5073.7676.1

4.09

Average Family Size

3.71

Average Household Size

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,28512.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,36212.92%
High School Graduate5,76231.51%
Some College3,72620.38%
Associates Degree1,2776.98%
Bachelors Degree2,04911.21%
Graduate Degree8254.51%
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West Whittier-Los Nietos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Whittier-Los Nietos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic16,01111,6742,435
Other Race9,2536,5271,275
White1,7191,484295
Multiple Races292251119
Native American27826061
Asian26824485
Black119686
Islander412828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 68.29%.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,375$44,238$35,910
Less Than High School$23,618$27,282$20,140
High School Grad$37,500$41,763$31,468
Some College$42,624$46,261$33,375
Bachelors Degree$63,958$69,331$54,809
Graduate Degree$76,696$79,432$71,776

$41,375

Average Earnings

$44,238

Average Male

$35,910

Average Female

West Whittier-Los Nietos Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Whittier-Los Nietos Language by Age

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Language

33.72% of West Whittier-Los Nietos residents speak only English, while 66.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 64.65% of the population.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Language

West Whittier-Los Nietos Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,6721,9858.39%
Other14,1501,2779.02%
White2,09621610.31%
Multiple68010315.15%
Asian3243510.80%
Black169169.47%

8.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.56%

Male Poverty Rate

8.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Whittier-Los Nietos

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Whittier-Los Nietos is Multiple, with 15.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Whittier-Los Nietos is Hispanic, with 8.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.12%.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.58%
High School8.35%
Some College6.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.63%

West Whittier-Los Nietos Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.30%
Female Employed4.60%
Female Unemployed4.41%
Male Employed2.28%

West Whittier-Los Nietos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Whittier-Los Nietos Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,397$89,698
Families$82,228$94,739
Married Families$86,729-
Non Families$41,991$56,313
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Income by Household Type

West Whittier-Los Nietos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Whittier-Los Nietos Married by Age and Sex

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Marital Status by Race

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Marital Status

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886

Number of Veterans

859

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
Second Gulf War155
World War II133
Korea60
First Gulf War54

West Whittier-Los Nietos Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74269
75+265
35 to 54159
55 to 64130
18 to 3463

West Whittier-Los Nietos Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic6413.51%
White5796.56%
Other2212.05%
Indian3610.47%
2 or More309.58%
Hawaiian1024.39%
Black107.87%

West Whittier-Los Nietos Veterans by Race

West Whittier-Los Nietos Veterans by Education

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2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Whittier-Los Nietos Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Whittier-Los Nietos Employment by Age

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West Whittier-Los Nietos Employment by Race

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West Whittier-Los Nietos 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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67.51%

Born in California

72.92%

Native Born

27.08%

Foreign Born

12.51%

Non Citizen

14.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.92% of West Whittier-Los Nietos residents were born in the United States, with 67.51% having been born in California. 12.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Whittier-Los Nietos Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,6540.00%
202026,6540.00%
201926,654-490-1.81%
201827,1441420.53%
201727,002-69-0.25%
201627,071-43-0.16%
201527,1145241.97%
201426,5901,3485.34%
201325,242-192-0.75%
201225,434760.30%
201125,358-182-0.71%
201025,5400.00%

West Whittier-Los Nietos Population by Year