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Cerritos is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named after the original Spanish land grant Rancho Los Cerritos
The latitude of Cerritos is 33.858N. The longitude is -118.063W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 52,800.
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5% of Cerritos residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cerritos ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cerritos was $25,249, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Cerritos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cerritos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,101. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,678.
Libraries in Cerritos include Cerritos Public Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cerritos political report.
Cerritos restaurants taking online reservations include Kabuki - Cerritos ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Cerritos workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cerritos between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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