El Cerrito CDP demographics profile

StatisticEl Cerrito CDPCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,21523291
Median age37.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%46%43%
Speak English55%56%79%
Speak Spanish39%29%13%
El Cerrito CDP, CA has a population of 5,699 and is the 5,949th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,215 per sq mi which is 853% higher than the California average and 2345% higher than the national average. The median age in El Cerrito CDP is 38 which is approximately 5% higher than the California average of 36. In El Cerrito CDP, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 55% speak English and 39% speak Spanish. 66% of El Cerrito CDP residents were born in California, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in El Cerrito CDP is 853% higher than California.
  • The median age in El Cerrito CDP is 5% higher than California.
  • In El Cerrito CDP 71.24% of the population is White.
  • In El Cerrito CDP 2.77% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In El Cerrito CDP 6.40% of the population is Asian.

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El Cerrito CDP population breakdown by race

RaceEl Cerrito CDPCaliforniaNational
Black or African American2.77%5.85%12.63%
American Indian2.88%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.19%4.62%3.06%
Other race14.51%13.28%4.75%
In El Cerrito CDP, 51.0% 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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Source: The El Cerrito CDP, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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