StatisticEl CerritosSan DiegoCalifornia
Population6,1571,374,81239,512,223
Population density (sq mi)8,9354,233256
Median age28.034.236.0
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a59%56%
Speak Spanishn/a23%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in El Cerritos is 111% higher than San Diego
  • The median age in El Cerritos is 18% lower than San Diego
  • In El Cerritos 55.04% of the population is White
  • In El Cerritos 23.65% of the population is Black
  • In El Cerritos 11.56% of the population is Asian

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      El Cerritos population breakdown by race

      RaceEl CerritosSan DiegoCalifornia
      White55.04%64.64%61.26%
      Black23.65%6.41%5.85%
      Asian11.56%16.79%13.85%
      American Indian1.77%0.52%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.42%0.42%0.39%
      Mixed race4.14%4.87%4.62%
      Other race3.43%6.35%13.28%
      In El Cerritos, 30.2% 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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      El Cerritos age breakdown

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