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As of 2010-2014, the total population of South Whittier is 58,328, which is 5.68% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The South Whittier population density is 10,911.01 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 232.55 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in South Whittier is white, which represent 58.27% of the total population. The average South Whittier education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 58,328. #154

Population Growth Since 2000, #548

South Whittier, CA

Population Density, #46

South Whittier, CA
10,911.01 per square mile
232.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:33,985 (58.27%, #1245)
Black:515 (0.88%, #718)
Hispanic:44,742 (76.71%, #160)
Asian:2,254 (3.86%, #533)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):661 (1.13%, #503)
One Race, Other:18,753 (32.15%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,160 (3.70%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:38,427 (85.89%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:194 (0.43%, see rank)
Cuban:204 (0.46%, see rank)
Central American:3,338 (7.46%, see rank)
South American:731 (1.63%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:62 (2.75%, see rank)
Chinese:244 (10.83%, see rank)
Filipino:1,254 (55.63%, see rank)
Japanese:82 (3.64%, see rank)
Korean:194 (8.61%, see rank)
Vietnamese:131 (5.81%, see rank)
Asian, Other:287 (12.73%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

54,708 (93.79%) out of the total population of 58,328 reported first ancestry.

 South Whittier, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab1700.29%, see rank0.72%0.56%
Czech360.06%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish2170.37%, see rank0.46%0.42%
Dutch4620.79%, see rank0.99%1.40%
English1,4532.49%, see rank5.94%8.02%
French5951.02%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German2,0153.45%, see rank8.51%15.03%
Greek490.08%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian400.07%, see rank0.32%0.46%
Irish2,0223.47%, see rank6.69%10.80%
Italian7351.26%, see rank3.97%5.52%
Norwegian2130.37%, see rank1.02%1.42%
Polish3790.65%, see rank1.32%3.01%
Portuguese1310.22%, see rank0.91%0.44%
Russian2400.41%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2750.47%, see rank0.61%0.99%
Scottish4150.71%, see rank1.34%1.72%
Subsaharan African630.11%, see rank0.69%0.95%
Swedish2910.50%, see rank1.09%1.27%
Swiss290.05%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian780.13%, see rank0.27%0.31%
American9911.70%, see rank3.22%7.12%
Welsh1450.25%, see rank0.43%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 28,416 (48.72%, see rank)
Females: 29,912 (51.28%, see rank)

South Whittier, CA
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
South Whittier, CA
33.40 years old
35.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
South Whittier, CA
32.60 years old
34.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
South Whittier, CA
34.60 years old
36.80 years old
38.80 years old

 South Whittier, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years4,2607.30%, see rank6.62%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,1397.10%, see rank6.65%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,2727.32%, see rank6.70%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,5237.75%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,3867.52%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years9,18515.75%, see rank14.48%13.47%
35 to 44 years7,66913.15%, see rank13.60%12.96%
45 to 54 years7,75913.30%, see rank13.79%14.09%
55 to 64 years6,34410.88%, see rank11.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,0355.20%, see rank6.71%7.64%
75 to 84 2,0213.46%, see rank3.72%4.25%
85 years and over7351.26%, see rank1.70%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 South Whittier, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population36,748, 100%24,865,866209,056,129
Less Than High School9,387, 25.54%, see rank18.51%13.67%
High School Graduate10,449, 28.43%, see rank20.72%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree11,352, 30.89%, see rank29.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,898, 10.61%, see rank19.59%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,662, 4.52%, see rank11.41%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.34, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 South Whittier, CA CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,94380.60%19.40%71.91%28.09%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,66292.27%, see rank7.73%, see rank91.40%8.60%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,38497.31%, see rank2.69%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College4,08490.40%, see rank9.60%, see rank83.91%16.09%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School51450.58%, see rank49.42%, see rank55.14%44.86%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 South Whittier, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total Households15,283, 100%12,617,280116,211,092
Average Household Size3.80, see rank2.952.63
1 Person Households1,876, 12.28%, see rank24.10%27.57%
2 or More Person Households13,407, 87.72%, see rank75.90%72.43%
Family Households (Families)12,877, 84.26%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size4.25, see rank3.673.32
Married-Couple Family8,736, 57.16%, see rank49.11%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,406, 15.74%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 South Whittier, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total45,657see rank30,462,253252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over21,929100%, see rank15,026,838123,281,364
Never Married8,83240.28%, see rank39.95%35.77%
Married11,01550.23%, see rank49.84%52.04%
Widowed4502.05%, see rank2.14%2.57%
Divorced1,6327.44%, see rank8.07%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over23,728100%, see rank15,435,415129,692,771
Never Married8,57236.13%, see rank32.75%29.48%
Married11,09646.76%, see rank48.11%49.19%
Widowed1,8617.84%, see rank7.96%9.16%
Divorced2,1999.27%, see rank11.18%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 South Whittier, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
Native43,54274.65%, see rank72.97%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence38,12365.36%, see rank54.40%58.73%
Born in Different State4,9148.42%, see rank17.34%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5050.87%, see rank1.23%1.42%
Foreign Born14,78625.35%, see rank27.03%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6,35010.89%, see rank12.90%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship8,43614.46%, see rank14.13%7.09%
Born In Europe2620.45%, see rank1.75%1.53%
Born In Asia1,4642.51%, see rank9.97%3.82%
Born In Africa600.10%, see rank0.43%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America12,96522.23%, see rank14.33%6.83%
Born In Northern America350.06%, see rank0.34%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 South Whittier, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
English5,51936.11%, see rank57.63%79.39%
Spanish8,89858.22%, see rank25.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2391.56%, see rank5.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5353.50%, see rank10.40%3.36%
Other920.60%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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