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Berkeley is a city in California, State of United States, city on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County. Berkeley city borders the cities of Oakland and Emeryville to the south and the city of Albany to the north. Berkeley population in 2023 is estimated to be 117,911, covers city area of 17.66 sq mi (45.73 sq km), ranks fifty-first largest city in California State, two-hundred-twenty-ninth city in the United States. It is named after the 18th-century Irish bishop and philosopher George Berkeley. Berkeley population as per 2020 census is 124,321 compared to 2010 population of 112,580 with the increase number of 11,741 people and growth of 10.4 percent.

Below is the Berkeley population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010112,875
2011113,9530.96
2012115,3111.19
2013116,9681.44
2014118,7351.51
2015120,7391.69
2016121,4870.62
2017121,9990.42
2018121,643-0.29
2019120,213-1.18
2020119,463-0.62
2021 *117,147-1.939
2022 *117,6840.45
2023 *117,9110.19
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Berkeley Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Berkeley population is 121,353, out of these 59,966 are male, 61,387 are female, The sex ratio of Berkeley is 98. The median age of the Berkeley population is 31.5, Berkeley population by age are, under 18 years is 14,319, 16 years and over is 109,524, 18 years and over is 107,034, 21 years and over is 91,310, 65 years and over is 22,010. 49.4% are male, 50.6% are female, Population of Berkeley by age percent-wise is, 11.8% are under 18 years old, 90.3% are 16 years and over, 88.2% are 18 years and over, 75.2% are 21 years and over, 15.6% are 65 years and over. There are total 47,994 housing units, The voting population of Berkeley are 92,668, out of these 44,891 are male voters, 47,777 are female voters, 48.4% are male, 51.6% are female. Berkeley population in 2022 is estimated to be 117,684, and in 2021 is estimated to be 117,147.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -54,2413.5%
5 - 93,0642.5%
10 - 143,8473.2%
15 - 1914,10111.6%
20 - 2419,98616.5%
25 - 3422,36018.4%
35 - 4412,13310.0%
45 - 5411,4869.5%
55 - 595,2804.4%
60 - 645,9844.9%
65 - 7412,85810.6%
75 - 844,4973.7%
85 and over1,5161.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Berkeley Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Berkeley by race are:

White Population

White population in Berkeley, California are 72,845, percentage wise 60.0 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Berkeley, California are 7,549, percentage wise 6.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Berkeley, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Berkeley are 27,183, percentage wise 22.4 percent are asians, out of these 3,401 are Asian Indians, 12,392 are Chinese, 2,132 are Filipinos, 2,088 are Japanese, 3,460 are Korean, 864 are Vietnamese and 2,846 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Berkeley, California are 14,869. Percentage wise 12.3 percent are hispanics, out of these 8,977 are Mexican people, 1,032 are Puerto Ricans, 149 are Cubans, and 4,711 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race121,353Percent
White72,84560.0%
Black or African American7,5496.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native6090.5%
Asian Population27,18322.4%
Asian Indian3,4012.8%
Chinese12,39210.2%
Filipino2,1321.8%
Japanese2,0881.7%
Other Asian Population2,846
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3450.3%
Hispanic or Latino14,86912.3%
Mexican8,9777.4%
Puerto Rican1,0320.9%
Cuban1490.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,711
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Berkeley native population is 96,192, out of these 56,524 born in the California state and 36,616 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 25,161, out of these 10,571 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,318 are in Europe, 5,759 in Asia, 349 in Africa, 1,839 in Latin America and 286 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Berkeley are 14,590, out of these 2,372 are from Europe, 7,954 are from Asia, 790 from Africa, 2,200 are from Latin America and 1,056 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native96,192
Born in state of residence56,524
Born in other state in the United States36,616
Northeast12,648
Midwest9,371
South8,316
West6,281
Born outside the United States3,052
Puerto Rico45
U.S. Island Areas51
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,956
Foreign born
Born outside of United States25,161
Naturalized U.S. citizen10,571
Europe2,318
Asia5,759
Africa349
Oceania20
Latin America1,839
Northern America286
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen14,590
Europe2,372
Asia7,954
Africa790
Oceania218
Latin America2,200
Northern America1,056
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Berkeley Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Berkeley, California are 47,994, Occupied housing units are 44,551, Rental vacancy rate is 2. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 38.42% of houses are owner occupied and 54.41% of houses are renter occupied in Berkeley. There are 40.39 percent of one-unit detached, 3.41 percent of one-units attached, 8.22 percent of two-unit houses, 11.69 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.22 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 37.12 percent are available with one vehicle, 26.54 percent are available with two vehicles, 9.45 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 19.71 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units47,994
Occupied housing units44,551
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate2
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached19,387
1-unit attached1,638
2 units3,943
3 or 4 units5,612
Mobile home106
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied18,438
Renter-occupied26,113
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Berkeley Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Berkeley, California is $1,168,300, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.55 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.54 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.19 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.18 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 0.34 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 0.33 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 10.68 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 25.60 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000265
$50,000 to $99,999259
$100,000 to $149,99991
$150,000 to $199,99987
$200,000 to $299,999162
$300,000 to $499,999159
$500,000 to $999,9995,128
$1,000,000 or more12,287
Median (dollars)1,168,300
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Berkeley Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $3,477, 0.25 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.32 percent pay between $500 to $999, 0.80 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 2.29 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.12 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 3.71 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 15.24 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $943, 0.47 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.57 percent pays between $250 to $399, 1.68 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.19 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.50 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 6.25 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500120
$500 to $999152
$1,000 to $1,499386
$1,500 to $1,9991,101
$2,000 to $2,4991,019
$2,500 to $2,9991,779
$3,000 or more7,315
Median (dollars)3,477
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250226
$250 to $399273
$400 to $599808
$600 to $7991,053
$800 to $9991,202
$1,000 or more2,999
Median (dollars)943
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Berkeley Rental

Total number of Berkeley rental homes or apartments are 26,113, occupied by Renter, The median value of Berkeley average rental rate is $1,837. 7.90 percent of homes are under $500, 11.42 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 37.38 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 29.68 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 12.69 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,063
$500 to $9992,983
$1,000 to $1,4994,025
$1,500 to $1,9995,737
$2,000 to $2,4995,079
$2,500 to $2,9992,671
$3,000 or more3,314
Median (dollars)1,837
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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