Cerritos, CA

49,797 Population
8.7 square miles 5,709.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
5,709.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.2%
was 54.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
45.2%
was 44.7%
 
Percent Under 18
19.7%
was 19.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.8%
was 20.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 5
Ranked 16th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
4.8%
was 4.8%
 
Median Household Income
$95,373
was $90,321
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.8
39.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
181.1
was 164.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,780
was 3,617.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
16,028
was 15,675
 
Median Rent
$2,192
was $2,105
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,342
was 15,038
 
Homeownership Rate
78.9%
was 79.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,837.7
was 1,797.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.5%
was 16.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.2
was 3.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.5%
was 93.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.9%
was 99.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.7%
was 91.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
50.4%
was 48.2%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
97.2%
was 96.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0.4%
 
Revenue
$79,016,121
was $76,153,339
 
Expenditure
$87,644,394
was $78,883,701
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,593
was $1,543
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,767
was $1,599
 

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