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Average rent in Cerritos, CA

$2,750/mo Cerritos, CA average rental price, March 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Cerritos, CA is $2,750.

Cerritos, CA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Cerritos, CA

60 /100
Somewhat Walkable
52 /100
Walk Score®: 60, Bike Score®: 52

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Cerritos, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Cerritos, CA were last updated on 24 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Cerritos, CA?

The best apartments in Cerritos, CA are: Aria and Cerritos.

What is the average rent in Cerritos, CA?

The average rent in Cerritos, CA is $2,750. Start your search for apartments in Cerritos, CA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Cerritos, CA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Cerritos, CA is between $1,959 and $3,695. View all studio apartments in Cerritos, CA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cerritos, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cerritos, CA is between $2,190 and $4,701. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Cerritos, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Cerritos, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Cerritos, CA is between $2,922 and $5,644. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Cerritos, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Cerritos, CA?

In Cerritos, 24% of the residents are renting compared to 76% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 18% of Cerritos’s rentals, 26% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 56% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Cerritos, CA?

The average age of rental buildings in Cerritos is 33 years old, with 42% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 58% are garden-style apartment communities, 42% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Cerritos, CA?

Rental apartments in Cerritos come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 4% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 61% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 31% of all rentals in Cerritos. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Cerritos, CA

Cerritos is a beautiful California town whose name means “little hills” in Spanish. The overall vibe of this small town, which is part of the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, is California coastal with access to an amazing beachfront that everyone loves to go to. Renters raising families enjoy a highly rated public school system, gorgeous parks, like Heritage Park and Don Knabe Community Regional Park, and an abundance of cool shops, restaurants and bars to explore. Cerritos also has a world-renowned library system with museum-quality exhibits, an aquarium and over 300,000 books. It’s truly a space that visitors and renters alike spend time in. The neighborhoods have a suburban feel that’s spacious, friendly and easy to navigate, where everyone, renters included, looks out for each other.

Renting in Cerritos, CA

The style of apartments in Cerritos is California chic with lots of lush landscaping and areas to enjoy with family or friends. Only around a quarter of the people who live in Cerritos are renters. Most rental buildings in Cerritos are one- or two- stories tall with a courtyard area that has a pool and grilling stations, as well as trails to walk a dog around with pretty scenery to look at. Most apartments are centrally located, making it easy for renters who work in the Los Angeles area to commute up north via Interstate 110. Most people have cars to get around, since the Los Angeles area isn’t known to be very walkable. However, some neighborhoods in Cerritos that have rental communities also include coffee shops and convenience stores that are easy to walk to.

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Cerritos, CA demographics

Cerritos, CA has a population of 49,630 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,761 of Cerritos’s residents are women and 24,869 are men. The median age of those who live in Cerritos, CA is 45.6.

Shopping in Cerritos, CA

Cerritos Towne Center, situated along a large strip mall-style plaza, is a popular place to shop among renters. It features a Walmart, Kohl’s and an Ulta Beauty, along with chain-style restaurants and a movie theater. For a more traditional indoor mall experience, renters go to Los Cerritos Center that’s anchored by Nordstrom and also has a Harkins Theater and several other retail options. For grocery shopping, renters have a variety of options, including Aldi, Sprouts Farmers Market, Trader Joe’s and Ralphs, as well as a Seafood City Market for local fish and shellfish that is popular for coastal delicacies.

Cerritos, CA households

  • 13,205 Family
    2,377 Non-family
  • 4,911 Children
    10,671 No Children
  • 15,582Total Number of Households
  • 3.17Average People Per Household
  • $115,600Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 15,582 households in Cerritos, CA. 13,205 are family households and 2,377 are non-family households. There are 4,911 households with children in Cerritos and 10,671 households without children. On average, about 3.17 people live in a household in Cerritos, CA.

Transportation in Cerritos, CA

Getting around Cerritos using public transportation is a breeze with “Cerritos on Wheels,” a federally funded bus fleet that many renters use. There are quite a few stops around town to get to shopping and other amenities. This bus system also connects to the Long Beach Transit, which is run by the Orange County Transportation Authority. Using this bus line can connect with buses that go directly into Los Angeles for renters who commute. There are three major highways that go through Cerritos: the Artesia Freeway, Interstate 605 and Interstate 5. For domestic or international travel, renters go through the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is only 24 miles away.

Cerritos, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Cerritos, CA is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 16% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 32% have a Bachelor Degree, and 17% have a Graduate Degree.

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