City of Cerritos

Seal of the City of Cerritos

Charter City
Incorporated: April 24, 1956
City Hall: Bloomfield at 183rd St, Cerritos, California 90703
City Telephone: (562) 860-0311
Website: www.cerritos.us
Population (2010 Census): 49,041 (2000 Census: 51,488; 1990 Census: 53,240). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 5,620.7 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 17.7% (2000 Census: 9.7%; 1990 Census: 5.7%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 20.4% (2000 Census: 24.5%; 1990 Census: 27.7%)
Land Area: 8.73 square miles (22.60 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.13 square miles (0.34 square kilometers)

Other City Facts & Statistics

City Government Officials

Originally named Dairy Valley. The name was changed to Cerritos (Spanish for little hills) in 1967.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Cerritos