Whittier, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 29,040 housing units in Whittier. This represents a 1% growth from 28,758 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 29,040 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Whittier is about 57.8%. Whittier's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.4%. Average household size is 2.88 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Whittier were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.30%
One Bedroom18.10%
Two Bedrooms26.80%
Three Bedrooms36.30%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$211,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$216,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$683

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage11.70%
Home Equity Loan6.80%
Simple Mortgage56.60%
Debt Free24.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%