Best Places to Live

Berkeley, CA

Population: 117,384
LIV
SCORE
612
Matt Carmichael

On the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay is Berkeley, which is a four-time Best Cities to Live recipient and houses the University of California, Berkeley. The city has excellent restaurants, and Shattuck Avenue is a main road for entertainment and nighttime attractions. Berkeley offers scenic neighborhoods and parks, and many residents bike or walk to work or school.

Here are more reasons why Berkeley is a Top 100 Best Places to Live.

Berkeley, CA Ranking Data

Civic
46
Demographics
50
Economy
43
Education
58
Health
60
Housing
54
Infrastructure
69