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Population in 2012: 24,048 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 

Males: 11,387  (47.4%)
Females: 12,661  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94530, 94804.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $75,845 (it was $57,253 in 2000)
El Cerrito:

$75,845
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,804

El Cerrito city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $513,938 (it was $291,400 in 2000)
El Cerrito:

$513,938
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $642,007; Detached houses: $648,258; Townhouses or other attached units: $587,828; In 2-unit structures: $579,827; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $757,159; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $323,727; Mobile homes: $147,863; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,231

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,391.

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  • White alone - 12,044 (50.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5,458 (23.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,984 (12.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,633 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1,433 (6.1%)
  • Other race alone - 63 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in El Cerrito: 136.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (8.5%), English (8.3%), Irish (5.7%), Italian (4.6%), French (2.5%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 3.65 square miles.

Population density: 6,597 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in El Cerrito:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Cerrito city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

6,810 residents are foreign born (16.3% Asia, 3.0% Europe).

This city:  28.8%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in El Cerrito, California as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in El Cerrito to the number of sex offenders is 3,006 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,309 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,046 (0.4%)

El Cerrito satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, CA (2.4 miles , pop. 99,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (9.4 miles , pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (344.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kensington, CA (1.3 miles ), Albany, CA (1.4 miles ), East Richmond Heights, CA (1.4 miles ), Richmond, CA (1.6 miles ), West Contra Costa, CA (1.7 miles) , Berkeley, CA (1.9 miles ), El Sobrante, CA (1.9 miles ), Rollingwood, CA (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $211,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $356,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $303,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $290,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $290,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $209,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 122.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,239 (-22.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,699 (14.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

El Cerrito household income distribution El Cerrito home values distribution


 

Crime rates in El Cerrito by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100032200000
per 100,000 0.04.20.00.00.012.98.78.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5414122406232
per 100,000 20.316.94.216.84.28.68.717.80.027.19.012.68.3
Robberies 757090107971201391149878755879
per 100,000 305.2296.6374.6450.3410.9515.2602.4506.4443.1352.7336.9243.4327.0
Assaults 38414145475550573472574347
per 100,000 154.6173.7170.7189.4199.1236.1216.7253.2153.7325.6256.0180.5194.6
Burglaries 169247223264273241238253217215208228239
per 100,000 687.71046.5928.31111.11156.41034.71031.51123.7981.2972.1934.3956.9989.4
Thefts 6858381,026954947878924659666611590587635
per 100,000 2787.33550.54270.94015.24011.43769.54004.52927.13011.42762.72650.12463.72628.7
Auto thefts 229316335421283324283233193103149108148
per 100,000 931.81338.91394.51771.91198.71391.01226.51034.9872.7465.7669.3453.3612.7
Arson 7773556N/A714411
per 100,000 28.529.729.112.621.221.526.0N/A31.763.318.04.24.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 403.1506.1537.5612.5544.6615.0625.7554.6456.9441.5415.5347.0396.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in El Cerrito detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
California average:

2.36

El Cerrito, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +134 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

El Cerrito-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1295% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from El Cerrito center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from El Cerrito center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Contra Costa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Eric Allman - (1959-), originator of sendmail, Kim Gillan - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in El Cerrito:

  • EL CERRITO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 10690 SAN PABLO AVENUE)
  • CARLSON CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 3230 CARLSON BLVD)
  • SHIELDS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3230 CARLSON BLVD.)

Political contributions by individuals in El Cerrito, CA

Amtrak stations near El Cerrito:

  • 3 miles: RICHMOND (16TH ST. & MACDONALD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: BERKELEY (3RD ST. & UNIVERSITY AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: EMERYVILLE (5885 LANDREGAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.el-cerrito.ca.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Cerrito:

  • Contra Costa College (about 5 miles; San Pablo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 5 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)
  • Laney College (about 9 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Academy of Art University (about 11 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,101)
  • Saint Marys College of California (about 12 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • University of San Francisco (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 8,226)
  • Diablo Valley College (about 14 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; FT enrollment: 7,376)

Public high school in El Cerrito:

Public elementary/middle schools in El Cerrito:

Private elementary/middle schools in El Cerrito:

  • PROSPECT SIERRA SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 960 AVIS DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TEHIYAH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 2603 TASSAJARA AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (Students: 274; Location: 11156 SAN PABLO AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WINDRUSH SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 1800 ELM ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JEROME CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 320 SAN CARLOS AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 7075 CUTTING BLVD; Grades: TK - 6)
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Notable locations in El Cerrito: Mira Vista Country Club (A), Veterans Memorial Building (B), El Cerrito Fire Department Station 72 (C), El Cerrito City Hall (D), El Cerrito Branch Contra Costa County Library (E), El Cerrito Plaza Station (F), El Cerrito Del Norte Station (G), Contra Costa Civic Theatre (H), Cavalry Ambulance (I), Riverside County Fire Department Station 15 El Cerrito (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Moeser Lane Shopping Center (1), El Cerrito Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in El Cerrito include: Saint Patricks Episcopal Church (A), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (B), Saint Jerome Roman Catholic Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), El Cerrito United Methodist Church (F), El Cerrito Evangelical Free Church (G), Christ Lutheran Church (H), Berkeley Free Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in El Cerrito include: Poinsett Park (1), Tassajara Park (2), Cerrito Vista Park (3), Arlington Park (4), Casa Cerrito Park (5), Castro Park (6), El Cerrito Community Swim Center (7), Hillside Natural Area (8), Canyon Trail Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (10621 San Pablo Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Contra Costa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00582
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.32
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.03
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.5%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.0% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.3% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in El Cerrito, CA

People in group quarters in El Cerrito in 2010:

  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in El Cerrito in 2000:

  • 106 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

El Cerrito compared to California state average:

El Cerrito, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in El Cerrito (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: El Cerrito Plaza Lucky Branch at 1000 El Cerrito Plaza`, branch established on 2011/05/31; San Pablo Avenue Branch at 9950 San Pablo Avenue, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: El Cerrito Plaza Lucky Banking Cente at 1000 El Cerrito Plaza, branch established on 2011/05/31; El Cerrito Plaza Branch at 9800 San Pablo Avenue, branch established on 1965/09/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: El Cerrito Branch at 10422 San Pablo Avenue, branch established on 1948/10/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 280 El Cerrito Plaza Branch at 280 El Cerrito Plaza, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Mechanics Bank: El Cerrito Branch at 9996 San Pablo Avenue, branch established on 1927/04/04. Info updated 2011/03/24: Bank assets: $2,991.7 mil, Deposits: $2,573.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices
  • Bank of the West: El Cerrito Branch at 11100 San Pablo Avenue, branch established on 1949/10/29. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


El Cerrito travel time to work - commute


El Cerrito mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for El Cerrito city (based on Contra Costa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.89%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchBaptist General ConferenceJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents55.3%6.7%6.0%5.0%3.2%
Congregations7.1%1.0%3.1%9.6%3.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.8%15.7%
Congregations4.6%8.4%4.4%3.1%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 181
Contra Costa County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Contra Costa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 178
Contra Costa County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$27,571$66,1700$0
Other Government Administration 22$127,859$69,7414$10,764
Police Protection - Officers 39$283,948$87,3690$0
Police - Other 11$42,675$46,5555$4,955
Firefighters 35$316,270$108,4350$0
Fire - Other 1$4,149$49,7880$0
Streets and Highways 11$60,190$65,6620$0
Solid Waste Management 8$38,482$57,7231$855
Parks and Recreation 23$88,013$45,92077$70,813
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$18,288$73,1520$0
Totals for Government 158$1,007,445$76,51587$87,387

El Cerrito government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $3,728,000 ($155.02)
    Central Staff Services: $2,981,000 ($123.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $288,000 ($11.98)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,606,000 ($316.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,345,000 ($222.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,068,000 ($127.58)
    Regular Highways: $2,915,000 ($121.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,809,000 ($75.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,262,000 ($52.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,047,000 ($43.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $969,000 ($40.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $391,000 ($16.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($1.62)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,555,000 ($64.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $403,000 ($16.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $284,000 ($11.81)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($1.25)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($0.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($0.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,412,000 ($474.55)

El Cerrito government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,551,000 ($106.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,649,000 ($68.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $829,000 ($34.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $156,000 ($6.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,847,000 ($76.80)
    Interest Earnings: $1,057,000 ($43.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $420,000 ($17.47)
    General Revenue, NEC: $388,000 ($16.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $349,000 ($14.51)
    Rents: $258,000 ($10.73)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($1.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,614,000 ($108.70)
    All Other: $2,223,000 ($92.44)
    Highways: $542,000 ($22.54)
  • Tax - Property: $9,267,000 ($385.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,484,000 ($144.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,680,000 ($111.44)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $645,000 ($26.82)
    Other License: $351,000 ($14.60)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $140,000 ($5.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($3.45)

El Cerrito government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,948,000 ($1370.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,771,000 ($1321.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,177,000 ($48.94)

El Cerrito government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,543,000 ($771.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,376,000 ($473.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,629,000 ($67.74)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  1.95% ($67,733 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.57% ($74,794)
from Solano County, CA  0.36% ($51,540)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($66,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

6.27%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  1.47% ($61,758 average AGI)
to Solano County, CA  0.51% ($54,810)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.42% ($58,453)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Cerrito:

  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KMKY (1310 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Cerrito:

  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K249DJ (97.7 FM; SAN PABLO, CA; Owner: EL CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around El Cerrito:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of El Cerrito fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 55 meters (180ft)
Total average daily traffic: 269,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,927

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 9
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for El Cerrito, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in El Cerrito)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in El Cerrito, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in El Cerrito)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BEECH B36TC (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 401GK , Serial Number: EA-459, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Kelson, 1063 Leneve Pl, El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Aircraft: STEWART JOHN W AMERICAN EAGLET (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 406S , Serial Number: 0181
    Registrant (Individual): John W Stewart, 737 Elm, El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4838L , Serial Number: 28-4182, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Young H Kim, 2644 La Honda Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 0-58B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48619 , Serial Number: 058B4292, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Bob Kellog, 7508 Fairmount, El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ 44 SERIES (1900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 525LF , Serial Number: 525-0382, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Mallard Air LLC, Po Box 277, El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8755E , Serial Number: 28-7690200, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Madeleine Ferguson, 1230 Scott St, El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9843V , Serial Number: 17264527, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Erik H Anderson, 1627 Arlington Blvd, El Cerrito, CA 94530, Other Owners: Pamela L Augspurger



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$517,607129$384,262826$329,84434$254,5041$325,00042$302,516
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$430,90424$391,58295$385,3397$299,0030$012$333,469
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$546,91816$373,021163$392,32410$238,5630$018$287,017
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$405,00016$436,651121$325,2148$186,5940$010$278,527
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$461,0654$425,50548$318,7872$68,5000$02$367,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in El Cerrito, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$367,9911$403,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$389,7733$468,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$417,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$347,730

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 80
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - El Cerrito


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for El Cerrito, CA
Businesses in El Cerrito, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Marshalls1
Avenue1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panda Express1
Big O Tires1Payless1
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS2Safeway1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Curves1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks2
DressBarn1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Trader Joe's1
H&R Block2UPS2
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP1Vons2
Jamba Juice1Walgreens1

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