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People

Total Population 295
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 125
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 39%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,125
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 45.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.4%
Median Gross Rent $683
Median House Value $61,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 12.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Whittier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 50 miles SE of Anchorage, Alaska
County Valdez-Cordova
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99693
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 60.78
Longitude -148.62

Whittier Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHITTIER
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 44 F
Jul Temp 51 to 63 F
Oct Temp 35 to 43 F
Annual Precip 185.2 inches
Station ALYESKA
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 27 F
Apr Temp 27 to 44 F
Jul Temp 48 to 66 F
Oct Temp 29 to 42 F
Annual Precip 64.5 inches
Station MAIN BAY
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 44 F
Jul Temp 49 to 62 F
Oct Temp 33 to 44 F
Annual Precip 149.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Whittier, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Girdwood (99693)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Whittier High Schools

WHITTIER COMMUNITY SCHOOL
PORTAGE STREET
907-472-2575
A Title I School.
Serves 44 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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