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0.19% growth
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5.59% growth
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0.87% decline
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2.49% growth


The economy of Cerritos, CA employs 22,353 people. The economy of Cerritos, CA is specialized in Wholesale trade; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 1.87; 1.45; and 1.41 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Cerritos, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,500), Manufacturing (2,449), and Retail trade (2,276), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($106,071), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($67,244), and Healthcare & Social Assistance ($64,079).

Median household income in Cerritos, CA is $95,373. Males in Cerritos, CA have an average income that is 1.1 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,773. The income inequality of Cerritos, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Cerritos, CA. In Los Angeles County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 72 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,222. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Cerritos, CA is from the county of Los Angeles County, CA.

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Cerritos, CA is home to a population of 49,797 people, from which 89.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Cerritos, CA is composed of 30,177 Asian residents (60.6%), 7,691 White residents (15.4%), 6,316 Hispanic residents (12.7%), 4,048 Black residents (8.13%), and 1,257 Two+ residents (2.52%). The most common foreign languages in Cerritos, CA are Korean (6,642 speakers), Chinese (5,433 speakers), and Tagalog (5,229 speakers), but compared to other places, Cerritos, CA has a relative high number of Korean (6,642 speakers), Tagalog (5,229 speakers), and Gujarati (945 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Cerritos, CA awarded 2,322 degrees. The student population of Cerritos, CA is skewed towards females, with 980 male students and 1,342 female students. Most students in Cerritos, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,381 and 59.5%), followed by White (318 and 13.7%), Asian (205 and 8.83%), and Unknown (184 and 7.92%). The largest universities in Cerritos, CA by number of graduates are Cerritos College (2,097 and 90.3%), Fremont College (188 and 8.1%), and PCI College (37 and 1.59%). The most popular majors in Cerritos, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (157 and 6.76%), Biological & Physical Sciences (134 and 5.77%), and General Business Administration & Management (127 and 5.47%). The median tuition costs in Cerritos, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Cerritos, CA is $620,500, which is 3.03 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $605,400 to $620,500, a 2.49% increase. The homeownership rate of Cerritos, CA is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Cerritos, CA have an average commute time of 31.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cerritos, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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