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Cerritos, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $758,257 (it was $278,700 in 2000)
Cerritos:

$758,257
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $648,560 - $843,596

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $754,311
Here:

$754,311
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $423,596
Here:

$423,596
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $386,483
Here:

$386,483
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $435,669
Here:

$435,669
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,805
Here:

$368,805
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $711,643
Here:

$711,643
State:

$121,346

Cerritos,CA index of house prices

Total population: 50,004 (All urban)

Houses: 16,537 (15,616 occupied: 12,246 owner occupied, 3,311 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

21%
State:

45%

Housing density: 1,919 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $610,975.

Median contract rent in 2017: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $880, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $2,612


Median gross rent in Cerritos, CA in 2017: $1,260

Housing units in Cerritos with a mortgage: 8,151 (100 second mortgage, 973 home equity loan, 84 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,133

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $123,812

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $81,526

Median monthly housing costs: $2,028


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Cerritos, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,431
  • In family households: 47,154 (8,159 male householders, 4,966 female householders)
    10,740 spouses, 16,343 children (15,799 natural, 300 adopted, 244 stepchildren), 1,371 grandchildren, 750 brothers or sisters, 2,665 parents, 1,465 other relatives, 773 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,024 (1,012 male householders (838 living alone)), 1,401 female householders (1,203 living alone)), 608 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 159

Size of family households: 4,476 2-persons, 3,517 3-persons, 3,135 4-persons, 1,222 5-persons, 499 6-persons, 303 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,042 1-person, 286 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

6,979 married couples with children.
1,125 single-parent households (250 men, 875 women).

40.9% of residents of Cerritos speak English at home.
8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
7.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
43.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 22,780 (45.2%)
(78.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cerritos, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cerritos, California
  • 125no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 5802 bedrooms
  • 4,1603 bedrooms
  • 6,0434 bedrooms
  • 1,2875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • 220no bedroom
  • 4081 bedroom
  • 5502 bedrooms
  • 1,1873 bedrooms
  • 7844 bedrooms
  • 1735+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cerritos in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cerritos in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 228no vehicle
  • 2,0121 vehicle
  • 5,0612 vehicles
  • 3,0693 vehicles
  • 1,2824 vehicles
  • 6195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cerritos in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cerritos in renter-occupied apartments
  • 243no vehicle
  • 6691 vehicle
  • 1,5612 vehicles
  • 5633 vehicles
  • 2864 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cerritos, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cerritos, California
  • 1111 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 1623 rooms
  • 8334 rooms
  • 2,1195 rooms
  • 3,3586 rooms
  • 2,3987 rooms
  • 2,0308 rooms
  • 1,1809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • 2231 room
  • 1242 rooms
  • 3583 rooms
  • 4474 rooms
  • 7785 rooms
  • 7666 rooms
  • 4467 rooms
  • 1348 rooms
  • 999+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Cerritos, CA
  • Cerritos, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Cerritos, CA in 2017
  • 488Less than $10,000
  • 600$10,000 to $19,999
  • 671$20,000 to $29,999
  • 775$30,000 to $39,999
  • 930$40,000 to $49,999
  • 766$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,503$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,026$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,059$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,493$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,294$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,440$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Cerritos, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Cerritos, CA in 2017
  • 61Less than $10,000
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 96$200,000 to $249,999
  • 51$250,000 to $299,999
  • 295$300,000 to $399,999
  • 984$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9,182$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,969$750,000 to $999,999
  • 400$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 55$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 53$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Cerritos, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cerritos, CA in 2017
  • 33$500 to $549
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 10$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 18$750 to $799
  • 9$800 to $899
  • 137$1,000 to $1,249
  • 260$1,250 to $1,499
  • 848$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,161$2,000 to $2,499
  • 693$2,500 to $2,999
  • 313$3,000 to $3,499
  • 75$3,500 or more
  • 234No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,205 (5.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 197
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,059
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,792
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,586
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,751
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,165
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,298
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 577
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,267
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,735
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,674
  • 90 or more minutes: 858
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cerritos

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,289 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 3,432 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 428 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 35 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 21 (0%)
  • Taxi: 373 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 117 (0%)
  • Walked: 225 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,205 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.6%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 59.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 6.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 3.8%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cerritos, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cerritos, California
  • 2,7382010 or later
  • 3,4382000 to 2009
  • 4,1401990 to 1999
  • 7,9801980 to 1989
  • 6,5961970 to 1979
  • 3,058Before 1970
Ancestries in Cerritos, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 525 (1.3%)
  • Italian: 381 (1.0%)
  • German: 346 (0.9%)
  • English: 340 (0.9%)
  • Portuguese: 229 (0.6%)
  • Nigerian: 220 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 202 (0.5%)
  • European: 168 (0.4%)
  • Irish: 160 (0.4%)
  • Slavic: 157 (0.4%)
  • African: 139 (0.4%)
  • British: 113 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 108 (0.3%)
  • Egyptian: 82 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 74 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 61 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 59 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 56 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 52 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 50 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 44 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 41 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 41 (0.1%)
  • Russian: 38 (0.10%)
  • Scottish: 37 (0.09%)
  • French: 36 (0.09%)
  • Greek: 32 (0.08%)
  • Brazilian: 23 (0.06%)
  • Arab: 23 (0.06%)
  • Scandinavian: 20 (0.05%)
  • Eastern European: 19 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 19 (0.05%)
  • Haitian: 19 (0.05%)
  • Israeli: 15 (0.04%)
  • Jamaican: 14 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 11 (0.03%)
  • Danish: 10 (0.03%)
  • Sudanese: 10 (0.03%)
  • Romanian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Armenian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 8 (0.02%)
  • Croatian: 8 (0.02%)
  • Palestinian: 8 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Maltese: 6 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Philippines
Cerritos:

23.3% (5,319)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

Korea
Cerritos:

21.7% (4,942)
California:

3.1% (326,935)

India
Cerritos:

11.8% (2,690)
California:

4.4% (464,381)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Cerritos:

9.9% (2,253)
California:

5.8% (608,533)

Taiwan
Cerritos:

9.7% (2,211)
California:

1.7% (176,288)

Mexico
Cerritos:

4.0% (917)
California:

39.9% (4,196,887)

Vietnam
Cerritos:

3.3% (762)
California:

4.9% (516,046)

Thailand
Cerritos:

1.7% (387)
California:

0.7% (68,746)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,235
  • Other state: 5,595
  • Northeast: 1,236
  • Midwest: 1,488
  • South: 1,686
  • West: 1,192

94.4% of Cerritos residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55.2% lived in California.


Cerritos:

94.4%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 181
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 62
  • 5th and 6th grade: 58
  • 7th and 8th grade: 115
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 77
  • 11th grade: 216
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 184
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,172
  • Less than 1 year of college: 902
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,794
  • Associate degree: 1,509
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,584
  • Master's degree: 2,597
  • Professional school degree: 848
  • Doctorate degree: 506
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 352
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 40
  • 5th and 6th grade: 346
  • 7th and 8th grade: 213
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 129
  • 11th grade: 100
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 362
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,097
  • Less than 1 year of college: 752
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,344
  • Associate degree: 1,947
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,797
  • Master's degree: 2,372
  • Professional school degree: 784
  • Doctorate degree: 236
Educational Attainment for Females
Cerritos marital status for males
Cerritos marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,747
  • One, attached: 1,057
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 458
  • 5 to 9: 168
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 79
  • 50 or more: 651
  • Mobile homes: 84

Median worth of mobile homes: $100,504

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 23 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Cerritos
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cerritos, CA
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cerritos, CA
  • 68.2%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 240
Here:

6.5%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 242
Here:

8.0%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 520
Here:

13.4%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability