Cost of Living in Cerritos, CA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$3013
$6495
🛋️ Without rent
$845
$2734
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$2167
$3761
🍽️ Food
$643
$1672
🚐 Transport
$62.4
$170
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4705
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
49K

The average cost of living in Cerritos is $3013, which is in the top 0.3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 26th out of 9294 in our global list, 21st out of 2202 in the United States, and 18th out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $4705, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months. Ranked 2939th (TOP 32%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 843rd best city to live in the United States, and 189th most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 49K, Cerritos is the 892nd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Los Alamitos Army Air Field
😷 Air quality Moderate 14.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 637 California State University - Long Beach
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Prices in Cerritos

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.02
 Cappuccino
$4.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2235
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1979
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4007
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3470
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$49.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4248
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4118
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$4.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.49
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.91
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$48
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$933
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19976

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