Cerritos demographics profile

StatisticCerritosCaliforniaNational
Population49,79738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,70923291
Median age44.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Speak English41%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%
Cerritos, CA has a population of 49,797 and is the 822nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,709 per sq mi which is 2357% higher than the California average and 6202% higher than the national average. The median age in Cerritos is 45 which is approximately 24% higher than the California average of 36. In Cerritos, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 41% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 42% of Cerritos residents were born in California, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 45% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cerritos is 2357% higher than California.
  • The median age in Cerritos is 24% higher than California.
  • In Cerritos 22.65% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Cerritos 8.32% of the population is African American.
  • In Cerritos 60.74% of the population is Asian.

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Cerritos population breakdown by race

RaceCerritosCaliforniaNational
Caucasian22.65%61.26%73.35%
African American8.32%5.85%12.63%
Asian60.74%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.26%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.15%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.45%4.62%3.06%
Other race4.43%13.28%4.75%
In Cerritos, 12.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Cerritos age breakdown

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Source: The Cerritos, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).