Cerritos is located in south California. Cerritos is part of Los Angeles County. Cerritos has 8.73 square miles of land area and 0.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cerritos population is 49,599, which has shrunk 3.67% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Cerritos median household income is $91,487 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.27% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Cerritos median house value is $596,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 112.28% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Cerritos is much better than the state average in quality. The Cerritos area code is 562.