StatisticEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Population24,64639,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)6,74025691
Median age43.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%46%43%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in El Cerrito is 2533% higher than California
  • The median age in El Cerrito is 21% higher than California
  • In El Cerrito 54.60% of the population is White
  • In El Cerrito 6.65% of the population is Black
  • In El Cerrito 26.95% of the population is Asian

Compare El Cerrito, CA Demographics

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      El Cerrito population breakdown by race

      RaceEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
      White54.60%61.26%73.35%
      Black6.65%5.85%12.63%
      Asian26.95%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.52%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.20%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race7.58%4.62%3.06%
      Other race3.51%13.28%4.75%
      In El Cerrito, 11.1% 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.

      Household income distribution

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      El Cerrito age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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