El Cerrito Real Estate Market Overview

Could El Cerrito, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about El Cerrito. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near El Cerrito such as... Albany and Richmond. When you’re ready, Trulia has 15 resale and new homes in El Cerrito lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$905,000

Median Sales Price

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$614

Price Per Sqft

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$3,425

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in El Cerrito show a 18% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 14% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in El Cerrito for May 24 to Aug 23 was $905,000 based on 55 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for El Cerrito was $614, an increase of 12% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in El Cerrito for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $3,425.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around El Cerrito can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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347

Counts of Theft

278

Counts of Arrest

159

Counts of Vandalism


Best Schools in El Cerrito

There are 29 schools in El Cerrito.

Elementary Schools
10

Kensington Elementary School

Public, K-6

9

Madera Elementary School

Public, K-6

8

Susan B. Anthony Elementary School

Public, K-6

Middle Schools
8

El Cerrito Middle School

Public, 6-8

7

Citrus Hills Intermediate School

Public, 7-8

7

Summit Public School k2

Charter, 7-12

High Schools
8

Santiago High School

Public, 9-12

7

El Cerrito Senior High School

Public, 9-12

7

Centennial High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in El Cerrito by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
39%
Single residents
Home owners
80%
Home owners
Median age
45
Median age
Household income
$84,419
Median household income
College educated
61%
College educated

Commute

Most people in El Cerrito commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
73% commute by car
2% commute by bike
23% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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