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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Whittier is 273. Whittier, Alaska is the 15,472nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Whittier was in 2020, when its population was 279. In 2020, Whittier was the 15,381st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,472nd largest city in the US. Whittier is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Whittier has grown 50.0% since the 2000. Whittier, Alaska is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 96% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Whittier, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 223. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.4% of the residents of Whittier are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Whittier are 48.7% White, 17.6% American Indian, 11.9% Asian, 10.4% Two or more races, 7.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 2.5% Black and 0.9% Other. Additionally, 4.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Whittier, 6.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.0%. On a per-household basis, 3.2% of families are below the poverty line in Whittier.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.2% of Whittier residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Whittier residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Whittier residents aged 5 and older, 27.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 16.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Whittier is 21.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Whittier, 24.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Whittier is $59,000.
In Whittier, 37.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.1% of housing units in Whittier.
In Whittier, 3.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Whittier is $875.
In Whittier, 86.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.