Berkeley, CA : What you need to know

Famous as a center for academics, free speech and the arts, Berkeley is situated along San Francisco Bay’s eastern shore and is home to the University of California, Berkeley. Nearly 70 percent of residents have an associate’s degree or better, and residents enjoy luxuries like multiple parks and an Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. The main thoroughfare for entertainment venues in the city is Shattuck Avenue, which passes through several distinct neighborhoods.

 

Berkeley, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 117384
Latest Population Increase 99.89
Median age 31.4
Median Household Income $66237
Median Home Price $741900
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Berkeley, CA Rankings

Berkeley, CA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.8%
  Population Women 51.2%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Berkeley

 
86% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Berkeley

Median Population

Median age 31.4
Age 18 Over 87.5
Age 21 Over 75.3
Age 62 Over 16.8
Age 65 Over 13.6

Race

  Ethnicity White 62.4%
  Ethnicity Black 7.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 19.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 11.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 3.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 66237
  Median Home Price 741900
  Homes Owned 57.4
  Homes Rent 42.6
  Median Property Rent 1362

Language

  English Only 72.1
  English Other 27.9
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 27.7 MINUTES
in Berkeley

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Berkeley

Commute Types

  Walked 17.4
  Worked at Home 10.6
  Public Transportation 21.6
  Other Means 9.8
  Drove Alone 33.7
  Carpooled 6.9

79/100
WALK SCORE
for Berkeley