El Cerrito, California
El Cerrito, in Contra Costa County, is located just across the bay from San Francisco, and the hilly areas of El Cerrito provide spectacular views of its famous neighbor. The Silicon Valley, Berkeley, and Sacramento are within easy reach. El Cerrito is strategically located along Interstate 80 and is less than 30 miles from two major airports. One of the city’s greatest assets is its residents. El Cerrito is a well-educated community, with 70 percent of people 25 and over having attended college. Its population, estimated at 23,596, has a history of civic involvement.