Most Expensive Cerritos Neighborhoods
Cerritos is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 50,004 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Cerritos is the 173rd largest community in California.
Cerritos home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Cerritos real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Cerritos is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cerritos is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cerritos who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), healthcare (13.35%) and sales jobs (12.94%).
Also of interest is that Cerritos has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Cerritos is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cerritos really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cerritos perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Cerritos, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.87 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Cerritos ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cerritos, 48.94% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Cerritos in 2010 was $35,460, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,840 for a family of four. However, Cerritos contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cerritos is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cerritos home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cerritos residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Cerritos also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cerritos include German, English and Irish.
In addition, Cerritos has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (45.44%).
The languages spoken by people in Cerritos are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Cerritos is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Chinese, Tagalog and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||15,140|
|CERRITOS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.53%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.47%|
|TYPE OF CERRITOS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.64%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.17%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.27%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.33%|
|SIZE OF CERRITOS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||9.59%|
|AGE OF CERRITOS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.13%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.35%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||28.06%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.46%|
|CERRITOS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$802,058|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,411|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||1.00%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||1.01%|
|$135,001 - $271,000||1.97%|
|$271,001 - $406,000||4.07%|
|$406,001 - $541,000||5.43%|
|$541,001 - $677,000||12.72%|
|$677,001 - $1,015,000||61.65%|
|$1,015,001 - $1,353,000||10.29%|
|PEOPLE OF CERRITOS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.15%|
|5 TO 17||15.70%|
|18 TO 24||8.88%|
|25 TO 34||9.78%|
|35 TO 54||27.44%|
|55 TO 64||14.83%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.22%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,487|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,460|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.23%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (20.15%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.09%)
Public Service (5.09%)
Information Technology (2.43%)
Real estate (2.32%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||7.28%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.27%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.24%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.50%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.95%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (3.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (39.35%)
Other Asian languages (1.49%)
Indic languages (1.23%)
African languages (1.02%)
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