Whittier is located in south California. Whittier is part of Los Angeles County. Whittier has 14.65 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Whittier population is 86,400, which has grown 3.25% since 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%. Whittier median household income is $65,583 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.15% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Whittier median house value is $421,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 99.29% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Whittier is close to the state average in quality. The Whittier area code is 562.