About Cerritos, California

Cerritos, also known as Dairy Valley, is one of several cities that constitute the Gateway Cities of southeast Los Angeles County. The city was incorporated on April 24, 1956

With a population of 49,859 people (as of 2019) and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Cerritos is the 173rd largest community in California. Cerritos is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The greatest number of Cerritos residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White.

Cerritos is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cerritos who work in healthcare, office and administrative support, and management occupations. Also of interest is that Cerritos has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US. Furthermore, the city’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.