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

20149 Mapes Avenue Cerritos, CA 90703

$775,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $775,000
Beds 4
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,320
Status Active
MLS # RS21094128
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

16928 Sierra Vista Way Cerritos, CA 90703

$439,990 - 2Br/1Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $439,990
Beds 2
Baths 1
Living Area SqFt 904
Status Active
MLS # PW21090962
Property Type Condominium
 
 

19119 Kay Avenue Cerritos, CA 90703

$999,000 - 5Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $999,000
Beds 5
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 2,314
Status Active
MLS # IG21093695
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

11129 Candor Street Cerritos, CA 90703

$1,078,000 - 4Br/4Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $1,078,000
Beds 4
Baths 4
Living Area SqFt 2,732
Status Active
MLS # DW21095711
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

18537 Newbrook Circle Cerritos, CA 90703

$919,999 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Cerritos
New
Price $919,999
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,471
Status Active
MLS # DW21079921
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

12646 Beach Street Cerritos, CA 90703

Price $900,000
Beds 3
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,732
Status Active
MLS # PW21093737
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

962 Newberry Lane Claremont, CA 91711

Price $479,990
Beds 3
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 1,544
Status Active
MLS # EV21092204
Property Type Condominium
 
 

980 Newberry Lane Claremont, CA 91711

Price $479,990
Beds 3
Baths 3
Living Area SqFt 1,544
Status Active
MLS # EV21092313
Property Type Condominium
 
 

12924 La Jara Circle Cerritos, CA 90703

Price $799,900
Beds 4
Baths 2
Living Area SqFt 1,520
Status Coming Soon
MLS # RS21092659
Property Type Single Family Residence
 
 

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