Cerritos Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Cerritos Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
49,859

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.2%
5 - 17:
14.5%
18 - 24:
7.4%
25 - 34:
11.0%
35 - 54:
25.2%
55 - 64:
14.3%
Over 65 Years:
23.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.3%
7.3%
High School Graduates
93.7%
93.7%
College Graduated
52.9%
52.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Cerritos
$39,714
$39,714
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Cerritos
$106,190
$106,190
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.9%

Employment Industries in Cerritos

 
Healthcare
20.5%
20.5%
Manufacturing
10.5%
10.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
10.0%
10.0%
Retail
9.3%
9.3%
Education
8.7%
8.7%
Transportation
5.1%
5.1%
Accommodation
5.1%
5.1%
Public Service
4.9%
4.9%
Finance
4.8%
4.8%
Wholesale
4.6%
4.6%
Other
3.3%
3.3%
Construction
2.9%
2.9%
Arts
2.8%
2.8%
Administration
2.2%
2.2%
Real estate
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Asian
58.9%
58.9%
White
14.0%
14.0%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
13.8%
13.8%
Black or African American
8.5%
8.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.1%
4.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.5%
0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
2.8%
2.8%
English
2.5%
2.5%
Irish
1.9%
1.9%
Italian
1.5%
1.5%
French
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
1.0%
1.0%
European
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.7%
0.7%
Portuguese
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Polish
0.4%
0.4%
Scottish
0.4%
0.4%
Egyptian
0.3%
0.3%
Scots-Irish
0.2%
0.2%
British
0.2%
0.2%
Other Arab
0.2%
0.2%
Nigerian
0.2%
0.2%
Lebanese
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
43.4%
43.4%
Chinese
11.8%
11.8%
Korean
11.0%
11.0%
Tagalog
10.5%
10.5%
Spanish
8.0%
8.0%
Langs. of India
4.5%
4.5%
Japanese
1.9%
1.9%
Vietnamese
1.8%
1.8%
Other Asian languages
1.5%
1.5%
Thai
0.7%
0.7%
Pacific Island languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Urdu
0.4%
0.4%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Cerritos Residents:
43.6%