Incorporated: April 24, 1956
City Hall: Bloomfield at 183rd St, Cerritos, California 90703
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
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.