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South Whittier, California

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South Whittier
Location of South Whittier in Los Angeles County, California.
Location of South Whittier in Los Angeles County, California.
South Whittier is located in the US
South Whittier
South Whittier
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°56′5″N 118°1′51″W / 33.93472°N 118.03083°W / 33.93472; -118.03083
Country United States
State California
CountyLos Angeles
Area
 • Total5.346 sq mi (13.846 km2)
 • Land5.337 sq mi (13.823 km2)
 • Water0.009 sq mi (0.022 km2)  0.16%
Elevation177 ft (54 m)
Population
 • Total57,156
 • Density11,000/sq mi (4,100/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
90602
Area code562
FIPS code06-73430
GNIS feature ID1661484

South Whittier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California just south of the city of Whittier. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a total population of 57,156, up from 55,193 at the 2000 census.

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This is Michael Sather with Solatube On the Scene. We're here at the South Whittier Library. Welcome to the South Whittier Library opening. The building is tracking to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED Platinum certification The highest from the U.S. Green Building Council. To utilize, you know, fresh, natural light with these lights just opens everything up so it’s fresh, it’s alive, it smells good it makes you feel good it's clean it's beautiful you all did a great job and you have no idea the impact in the lives of people like this. We’ve had, as you can see, around a lot of Solatubes in this library. It's a beautiful and very opportune way to allow natural light into the building. Right now you can see not many lights are on and you see how bright the space is this is just a wonderful way to save energy so that we don't have to use a lot of light. In the long run more people feel comfortable when they get natural light coming in as opposed to artificial lightin. It's a win-win situation and we're very proud and very fortunate very happy using this system over here. This is probably the largest of the new libraries in this supervisor's district and it's targeting LEED Platinum so daylighting and daylight harvesting was a major part of the design strategy for this. Solatube obviously played a huge role in that. Eric, we noticed some of the wall-mounted diffusers and some of the other really creative applications of the Solatube products. Well it was really an attempt to be to bring it a little bit more daylight in and make it a little more playful. Play with some of the patterning ideas going on. There that's kind of circular patterning that goes on throughout the library, different scales, sometimes as in the case here with the end panels that actually means something so these are all written out in Braille, actually. These are words like create, read, explore. Some of the lights in the meeting room are done in kind of a constellation idea and the round Solatube diffusers, both ceiling-mounted and wall-mounted, played into that. Do you see yourself continuing to use Solatube products in the future on other projects? Oh, absolutely. Solatube really is, I think, the Gold Standard for tubular skylighting. A project like this is going to have an incredible impact on this community. Ladies and gentlemen, this is a day to celebrate!

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Geography

South Whittier is located at 33°56′5″N 118°1′51″W / 33.93472°N 118.03083°W / 33.93472; -118.03083 (33.934724, -118.030800),[3] or about two miles (3 km) southwest of Whittier.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.8 km²), over 99% of it land.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, South Whittier has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.[5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
197046,461
198043,815−5.7%
199049,51413.0%
200055,19311.5%
201057,1563.6%
[6]

2010

The 2010 United States Census[7] reported that South Whittier had a population of 57,156. The population density was 10,691.8 people per square mile (4,128.1/km²). The racial makeup of South Whittier was 33,663 (58.9%) White (16.7% Non-Hispanic White),[8] 859 (1.5%) African American, 743 (1.3%) Native American, 2,305 (4.0%) Asian, 147 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 17,085 (29.9%) from other races, and 2,354 (4.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 44,094 persons (77.1%).

The Census reported that 56,859 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 282 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 15 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 15,067 households, out of which 7,647 (50.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 8,500 (56.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,678 (17.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1,276 (8.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 979 (6.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 110 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 1,943 households (12.9%) were made up of individuals and 810 (5.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.77. There were 12,454 families (82.7% of all households); the average family size was 4.05.

The population was spread out with 16,274 people (28.5%) under the age of 18, 6,637 people (11.6%) aged 18 to 24, 16,369 people (28.6%) aged 25 to 44, 12,891 people (22.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 4,985 people (8.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.0 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

There were 15,600 housing units at an average density of 2,918.2 per square mile (1,126.7/km²), of which 9,563 (63.5%) were owner-occupied, and 5,504 (36.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.7%. 36,050 people (63.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 20,809 people (36.4%) lived in rental housing units.

According to the 2010 United States Census, South Whittier had a median household income of $65,815, with 11.4% of the population living below the federal poverty line.[8]

2000

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 55,193 people, 14,673 households, and 12,266 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 10,257.7 inhabitants per square mile (3,961.0/km²). There were 15,008 housing units at an average density of 2,789.3 per square mile (1,077.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 52.47% White, 1.47% African American, 1.23% Native American, 3.02% Asian, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 36.37% from other races, and 5.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 69.31% of the population.

There were 14,673 households out of which 48.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.4% were non-families. 12.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.74 and the average family size was 3.99.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,378, and the median income for a family was $49,756. Males had a median income of $32,314 versus $25,605 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,080. About 9.2% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Government

In the California State Legislature, South Whittier is in the  32nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Bob Archuleta, and in the  57th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Ian Calderon.[10]

In the United States House of Representatives, South Whittier is in California's  38th congressional district, represented by Democrat Linda Sánchez.[11]

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) operates the Norwalk Station in Norwalk, serving South Whittier.[12] In addition the department operates the Whittier Substation in South Whittier.[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau.
  2. ^ "South Whittier". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ http://www.city-data.com/city/South-Whittier-California.html city.data.com
  5. ^ "South Whittier, California Köppen Climate Classification (Weatherbase)". Weatherbase.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2007-03-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - South Whittier CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  8. ^ a b http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0673430.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "Statewide Database". Regents of the University of California. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  11. ^ "California's  38th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.
  12. ^ "Norwalk Station Archived 2010-01-23 at the Wayback Machine." Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Retrieved on January 21, 2010.
  13. ^ "Whittier Substation." Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Retrieved on January 21, 2010.
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