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Whittier Apartments
Last updated March 2 2024 at 8:04 AM

Whittier, CA
182 Apartments for Rent

Whittier Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 85,098
Population Density: 5,809.2 people/sq mile
Median Age: 39
Percentage of Family Households: 75%
Median Annual Income: $84,320 / year
Median Rent: $1,647 / month

What locals are saying

Historic buildings, charming neighborhood parks, streets lined with old growth trees, and the old fashioned Craftsman and Spanish Colonial Revival homes make up Whittier. And, L.A. and Orange County are both nearby and accessible.

Transportation

Whittier Demographics


How diverse is Whittier?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Whittier is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Whittier are Hispanic Or Latino (66.2%), White (24.6%), Asian (4.9%), Two Or More (2.7%), Black Or African American (1.1%), Other (0.3%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Whittier residents?

The median age in Whittier is 39 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Whittier?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Whittier is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Whittier are Hispanic Or Latino (66.2%), White (24.6%), Asian (4.9%), Two Or More (2.7%), Black Or African American (1.1%), Other (0.3%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Whittier residents?

The median age in Whittier is 39 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Whittier Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Whittier is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Whittier is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Whittier is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Whittier


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Murphy Ranch Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
550 Students
16 Reviews
550
Students
16 Reviews
8 /10
Leffingwell Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
579 Students
25 Reviews
579
Students
25 Reviews
8 /10
Ocean View Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
710 Students
14 Reviews
710
Students
14 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
East Whittier Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,181 Students
7 Reviews
1,181
Students
7 Reviews
5 /10
Walter F. Dexter Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
965 Students
32 Reviews
965
Students
32 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
La Serna High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,533 Students
5 Reviews
2,533
Students
5 Reviews
7 /10
Whittier High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,876 Students
6 Reviews
1,876
Students
6 Reviews

What Renters Say about Whittier


Apartment List has released the results for Whittier from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
77%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
67%
Weather
64%
Pet Friendliness
63%
Social Life
52%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
50%
Quality of Schools
48%
Public Transit
33%
State and Local Taxes
31%
Safety and Crime Rate
30%
Commute Time
19%
Affordability
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Whittier?

Apartment Rentals in Whittier start at $1,500/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Whittier?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Whittier by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Whittier?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Whittier apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Whittier?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Whittier.

How can I find off-campus housing in Whittier?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Whittier. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Fuller Theological Seminary, Pacific Oaks College, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena City College, and Chapman University.