2016 Demographic Overview
POPULATION
 
Total Population: 87,690
Growth Rate 2010-2016: 2.76%
Growth Rate 2016-2021: 3.02%
 
Average Household Size: 2.98
Median Age: 36.6
Average Household Income: $88,919
 
HOUSING
 
Number of Dwelling Units: 30,244
Owner occupied: 16,751
Renter occupied: 12,157
Median Home Price: $474,349
Median Rental Rate: $1,124
 
BUSINESS
 
Total Employed: 40,629
Not in Labor Force: 25,076
Unemployment Rate: 5.43%
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: 25.81%
Associate: 9.35%
Bachelor's Degree: 15.60%
Master's Degree: 6.58%
Doctorate Degree: 0.58%