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City of Cerritos

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Charter City
Incorporated: April 24, 1956
City Hall: Bloomfield at 183rd St, Cerritos, California 90703
Website: www.cerritos.us
Population (2020 Census): 49,578 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 17.8%
Population Density (2020 Census): 5,681.0 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 16,374
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.0
Land Area: 8.73 square miles (22.60 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.13 square miles (0.34 square kilometers)
Total Area: 8.86 square miles (22.95 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.867745 -118.069471

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

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