Most Expensive El Cerrito Neighborhoods
El Cerrito is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 24,599 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, El Cerrito is the 287th largest community in California.
El Cerrito home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but El Cerrito real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
El Cerrito is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, El Cerrito is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in El Cerrito who work in management occupations (13.03%), office and administrative support (10.79%) and teaching (9.59%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that El Cerrito has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, El Cerrito is also a city of artists. El Cerrito has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape El Cerrito’s character.
Also of interest is that El Cerrito has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.29% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in El Cerrito is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In El Cerrito, the average commute to work is 33.29 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the city, public transportation in El Cerrito is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For El Cerrito, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in El Cerrito. 59.00% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in El Cerrito in 2010 was $45,190, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,760 for a family of four. However, El Cerrito contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
El Cerrito is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call El Cerrito home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of El Cerrito residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. El Cerrito also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in El Cerrito include English, German, Irish, Italian, French and Scottish.
In addition, El Cerrito has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.73%).
The languages spoken by people in El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Indic languages.
|EL CERRITO INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||10,027|
|EL CERRITO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||59.80%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||40.20%|
|TYPE OF EL CERRITO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||71.03%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.04%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.02%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||13.64%|
|SIZE OF EL CERRITO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.91%|
|AGE OF EL CERRITO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.52%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||19.85%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||64.37%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.25%|
|EL CERRITO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$888,976|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,937|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||1.86%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||0.28%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||1.48%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||3.48%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||9.20%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||16.21%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||49.34%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||15.37%|
|PEOPLE OF EL CERRITO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.30%|
|5 TO 17||11.12%|
|18 TO 24||6.79%|
|25 TO 34||13.93%|
|35 TO 54||28.36%|
|55 TO 64||15.77%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.74%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.47%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$88,380|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,190|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.17%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.75%)
Information Technology (5.37%)
Public Service (4.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.71%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.34%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.17%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.57%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.87%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||11.54%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (9.88%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (64.88%)
Indic languages (2.06%)
Other Asian languages (1.33%)
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