Whittier , Los Angeles County, California

City in Los Angeles County, California, United States

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Whittier is a city located in the county of Los Angeles in the U.S. state of California. In the 2010 census it had a population of 85,331 inhabitants and a population density of 2,247 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 85,098 inhabitants.

The city was created 123 years ago in 1898.

The city has a total area of 14.66 square miles (37.98 km2).

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Whittier, CA Quick Facts

Population : 85,098 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California
County : Los Angeles County
Postal code : 90601–90610
Phone Area Codes : 562
Area : 37.98 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.11%
Land as percent of area : 99.89%
Named for : John Greenleaf Whittier
Altitude : 1,204 feet / 367 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1898 (123 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 07:17:40 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 90601
Density : 2,241 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.27% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 85,331 census
2011 85,633 estimation process
2012 85,968 estimation process
2013 86,326 estimation process
2014 86,482 estimation process
2015 86,705 estimation process
2016 86,600 estimation process
2017 86,326 estimation process
2018 85,791 estimation process
2019 85,098 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Whittier decreased by 0.27% in 9 years.

Whittier, CA zip code is 90601. County name: Los Angeles, County fips: 06037

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People born in Whittier, CA (143)

Many people were born here, including singer Fergie, sport shooter Kim Rhode, American-Canadian science fiction author Robert Charles Wilson, you can see a list of people who born in Whittier, CA.

Stations (46)

Amtrak & bus stations near Whittier, CA

Code Name Address Type
FUL Fullerton Transportation Center 120 East Santa Fe Avenue RAIL
LAX Los Angeles Union Station 800 North Alameda Street RAIL
PAS Pasadena, California 150 South Los Robles Ave. BUS
ANA Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center 2150 East Katella Avenue RAIL
GDL Glendale Transportation Center 400 West Cerritos Avenue RAIL
LBC Long Beach, California 601 North Long Beach Blvd. BUS
POS Pomona station 100 West Commercial Street RAIL
TOA Torrance, CA 20575 Hamilton Avenue BUS
SNA Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center 1000 East Santa Ana Boulevard RAIL
CLM Claremont, California 200 West First St. BUS

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