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Cerritos, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $756,862 (it was $278,700 in 2000)
Cerritos:

$756,862
California:

$568,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $645,659 - $912,568

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $856,692
Here:

$856,692
State:

$765,845

Townhouses or other attached units: $504,679
Here:

$504,679
State:

$677,010

In 2-unit structures: $379,331
Here:

$379,331
State:

$1,050,336

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $439,061
Here:

$439,061
State:

$661,682

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $419,622
Here:

$419,622
State:

$672,204

Mobile homes: $730,076
Here:

$730,076
State:

$158,037

Cerritos,CA index of house prices

Total population: 50,004 (All urban)

Houses: 16,294 (15,431 occupied: 11,834 owner occupied, 3,519 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

45%

Housing density: 1,891 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $561,528.

Median contract rent in 2019: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $1,878, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $2,530


Median gross rent in Cerritos, CA in 2019: over $2,000

Housing units in Cerritos with a mortgage: 7,394 (128 second mortgage, 874 home equity loan, 59 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,501

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $135,147

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $92,615

Median monthly housing costs: $2,130

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

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,931
  • Male householders: 9,020 (664 living alone), Female householders: 6,422 (1,112 living alone)
  • 10,609 spouses (10,562 opposite-sex spouses), 333 unmarried partners, (321 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 15,791 children (15,196 natural, 217 adopted, 372 stepchildren), 1,440 grandchildren, 952 brothers or sisters, 2,390 parents, 0 foster children, 1,678 other relatives, 954 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 167

Size of family households: 4,617 2-persons, 3,239 3-persons, 3,264 4-persons, 1,197 5-persons, 548 6-persons, 293 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,775 1-person, 354 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

6,651 married couples with children.
1,079 single-parent households (211 men, 868 women).

43.3% of residents of Cerritos speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
7.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
41.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 21,658 (43.4%)
(79.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.2
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cerritos, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cerritos, California
  • 55no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 6072 bedrooms
  • 4,1663 bedrooms
  • 5,7774 bedrooms
  • 1,2275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • 242no bedroom
  • 5171 bedroom
  • 5352 bedrooms
  • 1,0563 bedrooms
  • 1,1724 bedrooms
  • 865+ 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
  • 182no vehicle
  • 1,8491 vehicle
  • 4,8992 vehicles
  • 2,8083 vehicles
  • 1,5064 vehicles
  • 6305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cerritos in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cerritos in renter-occupied apartments
  • 281no vehicle
  • 7211 vehicle
  • 1,4032 vehicles
  • 7383 vehicles
  • 3034 vehicles
  • 1585+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cerritos, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cerritos, California
  • 351 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 1233 rooms
  • 8354 rooms
  • 2,0305 rooms
  • 3,4876 rooms
  • 2,1737 rooms
  • 1,8798 rooms
  • 1,1839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cerritos, California
  • 2421 room
  • 1002 rooms
  • 5153 rooms
  • 4524 rooms
  • 6285 rooms
  • 9416 rooms
  • 3807 rooms
  • 998 rooms
  • 1029+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 452Less than $10,000
  • 515$10,000 to $19,999
  • 720$20,000 to $29,999
  • 720$30,000 to $39,999
  • 789$40,000 to $49,999
  • 743$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,428$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,691$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,520$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,243$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,936$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Cerritos, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Cerritos, CA in 2019
  • 63Less than $10,000
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 25$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 61$200,000 to $249,999
  • 41$250,000 to $299,999
  • 282$300,000 to $399,999
  • 575$400,000 to $499,999
  • 6,859$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4,167$750,000 to $999,999
  • 604$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 59$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 67$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Cerritos, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cerritos, CA in 2019
  • 11$200 to $249
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 19$650 to $699
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 138$1,000 to $1,249
  • 146$1,250 to $1,499
  • 978$1,500 to $1,999
  • 927$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,194$2,500 to $2,999
  • 266$3,000 to $3,499
  • 115$3,500 or more
  • 318No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 73.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,218 (5.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 224
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 985
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,843
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,236
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,452
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,128
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,314
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 801
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,231
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,558
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,752
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,005
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cerritos

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,189 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 3,305 (9.1%)
  • Bus: 371 (1.0%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 14 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 11 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 50 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 240 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 160 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 481 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,250 (3.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.5%Males
  • 14.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 73.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 9.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 3.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cerritos, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cerritos, California
  • 2,5972010 or later
  • 3,5052000 to 2009
  • 3,7191990 to 1999
  • 7,9801980 to 1989
  • 6,5961970 to 1979
  • 3,058Before 1970
Ancestries in Cerritos, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 451 (1.2%)
  • German: 362 (1.0%)
  • English: 351 (0.9%)
  • American: 348 (0.9%)
  • European: 267 (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 215 (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 188 (0.5%)
  • Irish: 142 (0.4%)
  • Egyptian: 114 (0.3%)
  • Nigerian: 85 (0.2%)
  • Polish: 81 (0.2%)
  • British: 68 (0.2%)
  • African: 64 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 63 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 62 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 59 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 51 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 46 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 46 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 38 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 38 (0.1%)
  • French: 36 (0.10%)
  • Canadian: 35 (0.09%)
  • Eastern European: 34 (0.09%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 34 (0.09%)
  • Greek: 27 (0.07%)
  • Ethiopian: 25 (0.07%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 20 (0.05%)
  • Yugoslavian: 15 (0.04%)
  • Armenian: 15 (0.04%)
  • Haitian: 12 (0.03%)
  • Jamaican: 11 (0.03%)
  • Romanian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Swiss: 9 (0.02%)
  • Welsh: 8 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 8 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Maltese: 4 (0.01%)
  • Guyanese: 2 (0.01%)

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

Philippines
Cerritos:

21.9% (4,882)
California:

8.0% (844,794)

Korea
Cerritos:

19.8% (4,417)
California:

3.0% (317,966)

India
Cerritos:

13.6% (3,023)
California:

4.8% (505,205)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Cerritos:

9.0% (2,006)
California:

6.3% (663,383)

Taiwan
Cerritos:

8.9% (1,989)
California:

1.7% (180,595)

Vietnam
Cerritos:

3.9% (879)
California:

4.9% (519,024)

Mexico
Cerritos:

3.0% (669)
California:

38.6% (4,076,121)

Thailand
Cerritos:

1.8% (408)
California:

0.6% (67,699)

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

  • This state: 22,204
  • Other state: 5,286
  • Northeast: 1,030
  • Midwest: 1,599
  • South: 1,622
  • West: 1,026

92.1% of Cerritos residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66.9% lived in California.


Cerritos:

92.1%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 189
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 70
  • 5th and 6th grade: 80
  • 7th and 8th grade: 63
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 141
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 198
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,194
  • Less than 1 year of college: 791
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,795
  • Associate degree: 1,411
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,221
  • Master's degree: 2,481
  • Professional school degree: 814
  • Doctorate degree: 402
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 410
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 51
  • 5th and 6th grade: 221
  • 7th and 8th grade: 120
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 108
  • 11th grade: 129
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 324
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,930
  • Less than 1 year of college: 763
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,215
  • Associate degree: 1,922
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,445
  • Master's degree: 2,273
  • Professional school degree: 624
  • Doctorate degree: 280
Educational Attainment for Females
Cerritos marital status for males
Cerritos marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,366
  • One, attached: 973
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 516
  • 5 to 9: 196
  • 10 to 19: 114
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • 50 or more: 649
  • Mobile homes: 77

Median worth of mobile homes: $78,570

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 2.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 23 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 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
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cerritos, CA
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 289
Here:

7.2%
California:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 210
Here:

7.7%
California:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 613
Here:

17.5%
California:

14.4%
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