2017 Demographic Overview
POPULATION
 
 
Total Population: 88,061
Growth Rate 2010-2017: 3.20%
Growth Rate 2017-2022: 3.07%
 
 
Average Household Size: 2.98
Median Age: 36.75
Average Household Income: $88,933
 
 
 
HOUSING
 
 
Number of Dwelling Units: 30,379
Owner occupied: 16,817
Renter occupied: 12,241
 
Median Home Price: $493,541
Median Rental Rate: $1,124
 
 
 
BUSINESS
 
 
Total Employed: 41,163
Not in Labor Force: 25,290
Unemployment Rate: 5.08%
Largest Employers:
  • PIH Health Hospital
  • Interhealth Corp
  • Community College Rio Hondo
  • Los Angeles County Sanitation
  • Whittier Hospital Medical Center
 
MAJOR SALES TAX BUSINESS CLUSTERS
 
 
General Commercial Goods: 1,505 businesses
Business and Industry: 518 businesses
Building & Construction: 88 businesses
Restaurants & Hotels: 275 businesses
Fuel & Service Stations: 23 businesses
Food & Drugs: 98 businesses
Auto & Transportation: 251 businesses
 
 
 
EDUCATION
 
 
Some College: 25.70%
Associate Degree: 9.64%
Bachelor's Degree: 14.99%
Master's Degree: 6.74%
Doctorate Degree: 0.81%