El Cerrito, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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El Cerrito, California - Basic Facts

The El Cerrito Census Designated Place had a population of 5,168 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for El Cerrito is located at latitude 33.8382 and longitude -117.5222 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the El Cerrito Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 876 feet.

The El Cerrito Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408053) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The El Cerrito Census Designated Place is located within Elsinore Valley CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with El Cerrito population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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El Cerrito, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,168
Population in Households 5,159
Population in Familes 4,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 2,025
Diversity Index2 78
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,398
Average Household Size 3.69
Family Households 1,201
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,090 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $396,654
Average Home Value $455,046
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,821
Average Household Income $89,149
Per Capita Income $24,137
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.55%
Households 0.14% 0.44%
Families 0.19% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

El Cerrito, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Cerrito to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 638 58th
Population Density1 # 596 61st
Diversity Index2 # 435 71st
Median Household Income # 363 76th
Per Capita Income # 949 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.