El Cerrito Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of El Cerrito, CA

General El Cerrito Information

State: California

County: Contra Costa County

Close cities: Oakland, CA, Hercules, CA, Rollingwood, CA, Pinole, CA, El Sobrante, CA, Tara Hills, CA, East Richmond Heights, CA, Kensington, CA, San Pablo, CA, Orinda, CA, Rodeo, CA, Thousand Oaks, CA, Crockett, CA, Richmond, CA, Benicia, CA, Albany, CA, Piedmont, CA, Emeryville, CA, Port Costa, CA, Berkeley, CA

El Cerrito Population (census data)
Total 22,234 (-3.9% since 2000)
Male 10,512 (47.3%)
Female 11,722 (52.7%)

Population Density: 6,099 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 173.0 (US Avg is 100)

El Cerrito Elevation: 66 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.65 square miles

Median Household Income: $68,727

Zip Codes: 94530.

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El Cerrito Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (53.8%)
  • Chinese (12.9%)
  • Black (8.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (5.5%)
  • Japanese (4.6%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.8%)
  • Filipino (1.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (11.2%)
  • English (10.9%)
  • Irish (8.6%)
  • Italian (5.9%)
  • French (3.1%)
  • Scottish (3.1%)
Foriegn Born: 5,904 people (26.6%)
  • Asia (69.2%)
  • Europe (16.7%)
  • Latin America (14.2%)

Local El Cerrito Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NFL Football: San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: Golden State Warriors
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

El Cerrito School Information

High Schools
El Cerrito Senior High (540 Ashbury Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 - West Contra Costa Unified District)
Portola Junior High (1021 Navellier Street, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 - West Contra Costa Unified District)
Elementary Schools
Castro Elementary (7125 Donal Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 - West Contra Costa Unified District)
Fairmont Elementary (724 Kearney Street, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 - West Contra Costa Unified District)
Harding Elementary (7230 Fairmont Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 - West Contra Costa Unified District)
Madera Elementary (8500 Madera Drive, El Cerrito, CA, 94530 - West Contra Costa Unified District)

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