Homes for Sale in Whittier, CA
They city of Whittier is located just 12 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Like its neighboring cities, Whittier is considered to be a Gateway City and resides in the southeast area of Los Angeles County. It is conveniently located between four freeways – south of the 60 Freeway, east of the 605 Freeway, north of the 5 Freeway and west of 57 Freeway. Neighboring cities include La Habra, La Puente, La Mirada and Hacienda Heights.
In addition to its thriving recreational life, Whittier also its residents a full spectrum of cultural, music and art related events throughout the year. Arts in the Parks is just one ongoing event that Whittier residents consistently find enjoyment in. Here people gather at some of Whittier’s most beautiful parks to enjoy visualize arts of all kinds. Other events in the city include life music events, Farmer’s Markets, festivals full of food and games and concerts in the parks.
Whittier offers a rare blend of both shopping and dining venues. For the shopper and diner looking for more of a nostalgic flair, Uptown Whittier offers a wonderful selection of vintage and antique shops. It also is home to the famous Rocky Cola Café – a 1950’s style diner featuring great burgers and shakes. The Quad and Whittwood Town Center are also several destinations that offer a wide variety of shopping and dining, including Khol’s, Target, World Market/Cost Plus, Old Navy, Red Robin, Mimi’s Café and many more.
- Friendly Hills
- West Rd / Hacienda Rd
- Whittier College / Mar Vista St
- Workman Mill Rd / Peck Rd
- Greenleaf Ave / Whittier Blvd
- East Whittier
- Beverly Blvd / Greenleaf Ave
- Norino Dr / Honolulu Ter
- Whittier Blvd / Valley Home Ave
- East La Mirada
For residents who enjoy other attractions outside of dining and shopping, Whittier also has many historical and cultural attractions, including the Jonathon Baily House – the oldest building in the city dating back to 1868, Whittier Historical Society Museum and The Garden Gate.
The median home value in Whittier is currently $569,500. Whittier home values have gone up 3.9% over the past year and we predict they will rise over 12% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Whittier is $379. The median price of homes currently listed in Whittier is $569,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $559,300. The median rent price in Whittier is $2,400.
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Elementary – Nelson Elementary School, Aeolian Elementary School, Carmela Elementary School, Ceres Elementary School, Evergreen Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Jordan Elementary School, La Colima Elementary School, Lake Marie Elementary School, Laurel Elementary School, Leffingwell Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Loma Vista Elementary School, Longfellow Elementary School, Hoover Elementary School, McKibben Elementary School, Meadow Green Elementary School, Mill Elementary School, Monte Vista Elementary School, Mulberry Elementary School, Murphy Ranch Elementary School, Ocean View Elementary School, Orange Grove Elementary School, Orchard Dale Elementary School, Phelan Elementary School, Scott Elementary School
Middle – Dexter Middle School, East Whittier Middle School, Edwards Middle School, Granada Middle School, Hillview Middle School, Jordan Middle School, Los Nietos Middle School
High – California High School, La Serna High School, Pioneer High School, Whittier High School
Whittier is home to over 20 parks – some small, some large, but each offering a wide variety of activities for residents to enjoy all year long. Friends Park is one of the larger parks in the city and is home to a skate park, wading pool, baseball diamonds, a modern, 400 seat theatre and offers quick access to the city Library. Palm Park is also a popular destination for sports enthusiasts, as it offers basketball courts, softball fields, lighted tennis courts, swimming pools and horseshoe pits. For those who enjoy being closer to nature, Greenway Park and Murphy Ranch Park both offer wilderness trails, along with biking and walking paths.