Cerritos is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 49,686, it is the 192nd largest city in California and the 892nd largest city in the United States. Cerritos is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,578 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Cerritos has a population density of 5,697 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cerritos is $124,391 with a poverty rate of 4.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,455 per month, and the median house value is $716,000. The median age in Cerritos is 45.8 years, 44.1 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cerritoswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.62%.
42.64% of Cerritos residents speak only English, while 57.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 39.66% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerritos is Native, with 38.81% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerritos is Multiple, with 1.39% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.63%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cerritos
57.31% of Cerritos residents were born in the United States, with 46.24% having been born in California. 9.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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