Whittier, Alaska Population 2022

282
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Whittier is a city located in Valdez-Cordova County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 282, it is the 164th largest city in Alaska and the 22325th largest city in the United States. Whittier is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 3.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 272 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Whittier has a population density of 23 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whittier is $69,259 with a poverty rate of 11.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Whittier is 38.1 years, 41.5 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Whittier Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whittierwas:

  • White: 37.65%
  • Asian: 23.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 14.90%
  • Native American: 12.55%
  • Two or more races: 6.67%
  • Other race: 2.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.96%
The current population of Whittier, Alaska is 282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 272.

Whittier, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Whittier Population by Race

Whittier Population Pyramid 2022

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Whittier Median Age

41.1


Total

48.6


Male

34.7


Female

Whittier Adults

There are 190 adults, (34 of whom are seniors) in Whittier.

Whittier Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Whittier Sex Ratio

Female

115

45.10%

Male

140

54.90%

Whittier Population by Age

Whittier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whittier Household Types

37.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whittier Households and Families

3.88

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Whittier Households by Type

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Whittier Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whittier Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.00%.

Whittier Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,000

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$22,083

Average Female

Whittier Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whittier Language by Age

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Whittier Language

60.74% of Whittier residents speak only English, while 39.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 32.23% of the population.

Whittier Language

Whittier Poverty by Race

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11.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

12.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whittier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whittier is Islander, with 44.74% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.24%.

Whittier Poverty

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Whittier Poverty Rate by Education

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Whittier Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whittier Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Whittier Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Whittier Married by Age and Sex

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Whittier Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Whittier Marital Status by Race

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Whittier Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Whittier Veterans by War

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Whittier Veterans by Age

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Whittier Veterans by Race

Whittier Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whittier Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Whittier Employment by Age

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Whittier Employment by Race

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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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18.82%

Born in Whittier

77.65%

Native Born

22.35%

Foreign Born

11.76%

Non Citizen

10.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.65% of Whittier residents were born in the United States, with 18.82% having been born in Alaska. 11.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Whittier Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Whittier Population by Year