The City of La Habra Heights is a small, unique community located approximately 25 miles east of Los Angeles on the border of Orange County and Los Angeles County. It is surrounded by Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights, La Habra and Whittier.
As of the 2010 census, the total population of the city was 5,325. The median age was 47.6. The city is made up of primarily White (72.4%), Hispanic / Latino (23.5%), Asian (15.8%) and other (6.3%).
There were 1,880 housing units in the city with a 4% vacancy rate. The vast majority of the occupied units are owner occupied (93.2%) with a small percentage being occupied by renters (6.8%). The city has an average housing density of 303.2/mile (116.7/km).
There were 1,085 households in the city. Approximately 30% of all households in the city have individuals under the age of 18. Almost 39% have individuals 65 years and over in their households. The majority of these households are family households (82.6%). Of the family households, 26.9% of them had their own children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were a husband and wife family, 6.8% were female householders with no husband present, and 4.4% were male householders with no wife present. The average household size is 2.94 and the average family size is 3.21.