Cerritos, California

Cerritos Offers an Affluent and Active Community ​

Cerritos, California is located on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, just over the border from Orange County. It is an affluent and well-established community.

Cerritos is a suburban city and is one of the best places to retire in the Los Angeles area. It also has very strong public schools, making it attractive for families with kids. The ABC Unified School District covers almost all of the city, though a small part is in the Bellflower Unified School District. Many Cerritos public schools earn an A ranking on Niche.com. Whitney High School is ranked number 12 of the best public high schools in California. It offers grades 7 to 12. Cerritos High School also ranks very highly.

Suburbs in Cerritos, California
Suburbs in Cerritos, California

Find Plenty of Shopping and Dining Around Cerritos

Cerritos is well-known in the region for Cerritos Auto Square, an auto mall combining multiple dealers in one convenient three-block area. Los Cerritos Center is a major shopping center. It is anchored by Macy’s, Nordstrom, Forever 21, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Harkins Theaters, as well as many smaller shops. Each February the mall hosts the Friendship Festival, a multicultural festival with booths and cultural performances.

Cerritos Town Center is another important landmark. It’s located across from Cerritos City Hall, the high school, library, and sheriff’s office. The whole area is often called simply downtown Cerritos. The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts is located there. The venue hosts a variety of performances, from theater to dance to singing to stand up comedy.

The sunny California weather invites residents to enjoy the city’s parks. Kids enjoy the playgrounds. There are tennis courts, basketball courts, pickleball courts, and a skate park. The city also maintains Iron Wood 9-Hole Golf Course.

Cerritos is considered one of the Gateway Cities of southeastern Los Angeles. The 605, 91, and 5 freeways run through the city, connecting it to the rest of Los Angeles County as well as neighboring Orange County.

Ariel Photo of Cerritos, California
Ariel Photo of Cerritos, California
Los Cerritos Center Mall
Los Cerritos Center Mall

Area Information

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Homes in Cerritos, California
Homes in Cerritos, California
Cerritos College
Cerritos College
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

Homes for Sale in Cerritos, California

12957 Berkhamsted Street Cerritos, CA 90703

$1,500,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $1,500,000
Beds 4
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 2,584
Status Active
MLS # SB22110659
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

19702 Horst Avenue Cerritos, CA 90703

$849,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
Open House
New
Price $849,000
Beds 4
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,176
Status Active
MLS # GD22111940
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

16333 Spring Park Lane Cerritos, CA 90703

$1,099,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
Open House
New
Price $1,099,000
Beds 4
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 2,113
Status Active
MLS # PW22111522
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

12746 Cuesta Street Cerritos, CA 90703

$1,095,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $1,095,000
Beds 4
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 2,260
Status Active
MLS # SB22111851
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

12217 Silva Place Cerritos, CA 90703

$1,299,998 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $1,299,998
Beds 4
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 2,714
Status Active
MLS # PW22112543
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

12723 Palm Street Cerritos, CA 90703

$999,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
Open House
New
Price $999,000
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,378
Status Active
MLS # SB22109173
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

11162 Jerry Place Cerritos, CA 90703

Price $899,900
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,240
Status Active
MLS # PW22106343
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

16611 Yvette Way Cerritos, CA 90703

Price $1,070,000
Beds 5
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 2,607
Status Active
MLS # RS22093604
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

13643 Darvalle Street Cerritos, CA 90703

Price $935,000
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,471
Status Active Under Contract
MLS # PW22102788
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

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