El Cerrito is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 25,310, it is the 272nd largest city in California and the 1527th largest city in the United States . El Cerrito is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually but its population has increased by 7.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,549 in 2010. El Cerrito reached it's highest population of 25,607 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, El Cerrito has a population density of 6,921 people per square mile.
The average household income in El Cerrito is $140,298 with a poverty rate of 8.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,956 per month, and the median house value is $804,700. The median age in El Cerrito is 42.7 years, 42.6 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.